Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig (or Boar in Japan)
This year is snake! It is my year!! :D
If you are born in … 1923, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
You are a snake too :)
Your own zodiac animal is your lucky charm, so you should have one of your animals!!
This page explain about the zodiac very very well.
This ornamental talisman pottery bell has a "uchide no kozuchi"under the snake.
"Uchide no kozuchi" A small mallet. It is said that one can attain anything if one shakes it saying whatever you want.
Japanese folktail from "Issun boushi"
(Wiki -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Issun-b%C5%8Dshi )
This double lucky charm ceramic bell surely bring good luck to you!!
* Japanese online gift shop *