Lunar New Year Collectibles

Lunar New Year—also known as Chinese New Year—comes from the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar, which bases months on the cycles of the moon. A new year begins on the second (or third) moon post-winter solstice. This Chinese calendar was hugely influential in the Chinese cultural sphere, adopted in Korea, Vietnam, and the Ryukyu Islands. The Japanese calendar was derived from it, and the Tibetan and Mongolian calendar share elements of...Continue Reading