2018 Collection - Twelve Hour Solar Term

Introducing the new  TWELVE HOUR SOLAR TERM, this series design is reference to the Ancient Chinese divided the sun's annual circular motion in to 24 segments, Each segment was give a specific meaning of Seasons, which is called Chinese Solar Terms.

The 24 solar terms, based on the sun's position in the zodiac, were created by farmers in ancient China to guide the agricultural affairs and farming activities. The 24 solar terms reflect the changes in climate, natural phenomena, agricultural production, and other aspects of human life, including clothing, food, housing, and transportation. The 24 solar terms play important roles and have greatly influenced people's basic needs in life, and they still have an important function nowadays.

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Meaning of the 24 Solar Terms

From the names of the 24 solar terms, we can see that the division of the solar terms has fully considered the variation of natural phenomena, such as seasons, climates and phenology. The solar terms known as Start of Spring, Start of Summer, Start of Autumn, and Start of Winter are used to reflect the change of seasons, dividing the year into four seasons of exactly three months. While this fits an ideal pattern of dates, it does not reflect observable reality in most of China.

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