Chinese New Year 2020: How to get lucky this Year of the Rat

Chinese New Year 2020: How to get lucky this Year of the Rat

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Chinese New Year 2020 welcomes Year of the Rat tomorrow, January 25.

Did you feel unlucky this 2019? Don’t lose hope because you’ll never know you’d get lucky next year with these lucky colors and charms for 2020.

Chinese New Year 2020 lucky colors Year of the Rat

White and blue are the lucky colors for the Year of the Rat 2020. According to, the five elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth) go together with five colors (White, Black, Green, Red, and Brown).

The year 2020 is also known as White Metal Rat Year.

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The Rat the first zodiac sign from the Chinese calendar. Its main agent is the Water element, which is represented by the blue color. The Rat is yang and represents the start of a new day. It also symbolizes influence, food, human relationships, and intuition.

Lucky Colors to wear for 2020


White is believed to bring peace, relaxation, and calmness. It is also associated with health, businesses, and social relationships. Wear white if you feel anxious, nervous, and overwhelmed.


Have you been cheated on or have trust issues?

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Wear blue more often next year, for it is the color of loyalty, trust, and honesty. It can also elevate your mood and increase enthusiasm. Blue also promotes harmony in a community.


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Do you feel stressed, depressed, and physically exhausted? Put some greens on around you because it can balance the bodily and the physical structure. It can also quickly lower down stress levels and reduce anxiety. It will also help you taper your anger and fight mood swings.




Power up your brain using purple colored objects. It can stimulate creativity and can inspire artists such as painters, poets, musicians, sculptors, and others to produce stunning artworks.

Bright Red

Bright red attracts positive energy and brings luck. It is also seductive so if you want to stand out, choose red when you buy your next dress.

Feng Shui Colors of the Year 2020 for each zodiac sign

Chinese Animal SignBorn In Lucky Colors 2020Colors To Avoid In 2020


1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008Pink, YellowBlack
Ox1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009Fuchsia Pink. The Natives can include in their outfit cream tones.Green



1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010Gray, Purple.

Wearing Purple on Saturdays can be beneficial for these natives.

Rabbit1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011Pink, Yellow.

To attract and health, they can wear yellow every Thursday.

Dragon1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012Ruby, Red, GrayOrange
Snake1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013Bright Yellow, Sky Blue, Peach Black
Horse1942, 1954,1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014White, Silver, VanillaGreen
Goat1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015Gray, Blue, And Black.

They can attract luck by wearing black on Saturdays.

Monkey1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016Yellow, Bright Pink.

Wearing pale yellow every Thursday will attract luck on their side.

Rooster (Chicken)1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017Pink, Blue, White, SilverPurple
Dog1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018Indian Red, Yellow, WhiteGreen
Pig (Boar)1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019Bright Red, YellowRed


Chinese New Year 2020 lucky charms Year of the Rat

Below are lucky Chinese charms that can drive away evil spirits and attract and luck, according to Chinese astrology.

Money Frog

Since the metal will be the element of 2020, it is advised to choose lucky made out of metal. The Money Frog is not only metal but also a symbol of good fortune. It also works with Metal Rat’s energy.

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Did you know that Chinese’s Money Frog only has three legs? It has a coin in the mouth and coin strings around its feet.

Place your Money Frog facing the main entrance of a room or in the Southeastern area to be lucky in wealth and career.


Traditional Red Ornaments (To Ward Off Evil Spirits)

The Chinese have been wearing red ornaments to ward off evil spirits in their birth year since Tang Dynasty.

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Red Agate Bracelet (Image from Chinese Astrology Store)

Examples are red lucky charms, red rope bracelet, belt, ribbon, socks, scarf, gloves, hat, and underwear. The red color symbolizes prosperity and fights negative energy. You may want a Red Rope Red Agate Bracelet with Rat Sign or a Red Agate Bracelet with Rat Sign.



Buddhist Protector For Rat (To Be Blessed With Good Luck)

The lifelong Buddhist Protector for those born in the Year of the Rat is Avalokiteshvara, The Buddha of Compassion. It will help you to get out of trouble and keep you energetic. It also promotes health, study, wealth, and fame. Check out the Natural Golden Obsidian Rat Natal Buddha Amulet Necklace, Red Agate Zodiac Guardian Buddha Bracelet, and Black Obsidian Zodiac Guardian Buddha Bracelet for Male here.

White Candles

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This one is the least expensive on the list. White is one of the lucky colors for 2020. Candles give clarity and warmth. Put white candles in your home to relieve stress and avoid getting burned out.

Good luck to you for the year 2020!