The Chinese zodiac is seen as a preface on your personality, future prospects and relationship success. Tempted to call hogwash? You might like to know Jack Ma was a particularly adorable Dragon baby.
Even in modern China, culturally evolving as fast as megabits are speeding across the internet, the zodiac combined with the principles of yin and yang and the five elements, asserts a remarkable influence over people’s decisions and beliefs. Because even if a couple considers offhand which zodiac their child should be for maximum obedience and filial piety, their choices cause actual fluctuation in consumer demand.
Consider then these six offerings from haute horology, depicting one of nature’s most intelligent animals and a traditionally affable member of the 12, the delectable pig.