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To find out the meanings behind the Tassology tea leaf reading symbols, click on the corresponding letters below. There are over 200 possible signs that could be found in your cup.
An acorn means that your hard work will be rewarded. A humble beginning will lead to better things.
An aeroplane flying towards the handle shows that you are going to get some news soon or it proclaims the arrival of someone from far away.
An alien can suggest a friendship or romantic relationship with someone who is quite different to you
An alligator suggests that all is not as it appears. Watch out for mischievous happenings.
An anchor shows that you'll soon find an answer to a problem. An issue that has been causing you anxiety will soon be over. Friends will be very willing and co-operative.
An angel is an emblem of love, safekeeping and reconciliation, it indicates that you have spiritual powers.
An ankh is a powerful Egyptian symbol of renewal, creative power and an abundant life.
An apple indicates arrant good health, life and happiness.
An arch is a promise that if you're single, you're soon to meet your ideal man/woman or is an indication that plans that have been seriously thought over will be put into action successfully
An arrow pointing up and out of the cup promises that your luck is on the up.
An arrow pointing towards the bottom of the cup indicates that a plan will misfire.
An arrow pointing away from the handle means that you may have to tell someone bad news.
An arrow heading towards the handle warns bad news is on its way.
An axe suggests that you'll get rid of any burdens in your life.
A baby indicates the embarkation of a new project deliberated over for some time.
A bag assures that you'll be getting a gift with real meaning.
A ball predicts that your luck will be much like a bouncing ball going from good to bad, but you will be able to bounce back.
A basket indicates abundance in your life
A balloon indicates an improvement in your life. In addition to this improvement, you must take your gains unselfishly and resist a tendency to become big headed. If you're not careful somebody may ruin your happiness.
A bat means you should heed of what happens to you through the night. Take special interest in your dreams.
A bear may mean a compassionate and clever person will offer you consolation and guidance.
A bed suggests contentment both emotionally and sexually.
A single bee warns of gossip.
A swarm of bees indicates that you are busy or foretells a social gathering.
A bell predicts that you'll be hearing of news, which will connect, closely with your current concerns.
A flying bird is an advantageous sign. It announces the arrival of good news and luck in the future.
A boat indicates that you'll make a voyage of discovery and it may bring material benefits.
More than one boat in your teacup suggests success in commercial concerns.
A bone tells you to be cautious. Someone may be setting out to hurt your reputation with lies.
An open book means learning and knowledge.
A closed book symbolises a secret held by someone who is close to you.
One bottle warns you to keep an eye on your health.
More than one bottle can indicate a rise in income
A box can mean a gift is forthcoming.
A loaf of bread assures you that you should be free from anxiety as your immediate needs will be met.
A slice of bread can warn of lean times ahead.
A bridge indicates the wish for change and travelling and also indicates that an important decision will be made and acted upon.
A bush in your cup is a sign that a good opportunity will present itself or you will make a new friend.
A butterfly indicates that you will free yourself of a particular concern or burden
A cake predicts a celebration or party.
A camel symbolises good fortune as far as wealth is concerned.
A lit candle represents faith and motivation.
A cap is a sign that trouble could be brewing, specifically in a work situation, so perhaps you should make your boss a cuppa.
A car suggests advancement, a new lifestyle and is also powerful sexual symbol
A castle can bring unexpected gains through a legacy or gift.
A cat indicates good fortune and comfort at home.
A chain is usually a sign that there is an engagement or wedding imminent.
A rocking chair indicates the need for you to sit back and take a look at your life.
A cherry is a powerful symbol of love and emotion.
A chicken tells of changes and new developments.
A church is a symbol of being safe.
A circle represents the completion of a project.
A circle with a break in it suggests unfinished business or a failing relationship.
A clock is a gentle reminder that you may be wasting time or not using your time to achieve what you know you can.
Clouds usually predict worries and anxiety. They have an opposite affect on the meaning of most symbols they're associated with, so look closely at the rest of the symbols!
A clown in your cup predicts carefree lifestyle with no worries.
A cockerel heralds the arrival of good news, victory and success and signifies the beginning of a new day and a new chapter in your life.
A comb s of an enemy, but remember that forewarned is fore-armed!
A compass in your teacup suggests that a journey is planned for you and also indicates a change in direction.
Crossed bones warn that someone means to do you harm.
A crown promises that success will be the gain of your hard work and often indicates that an influential person will recognise your talents.
A cow promises that good business sense will increase your prosperity.
A teacup warns you to take special interest this reading and indicates good fortune in all areas of love.
A daisy suggests that a new light will soon be shed on an issue. The answer to a burning question will be revealed. 'He loves me. He loves me not...'
A deer may be willing you to try to be a little more sensitive to those around you.
A devil indicates that whatever you're thinking about will have significant and permanent consequences. Think long and hard before jumping in!
A dinosaur in your teacup means that you are very stubborn. You need to learn how to bend and learn. It's time to admit that you don't know everything!
A dish shows that you or someone close to you has domestic difficulties, which can be overcome.
A dog symbolises that you have a faithful friend.
A closed door indicates you are missing an opportunity or are being too selfish to take it.
A dolphin can signify reassurance you that you'll receive help in an emergency from an unexpected source.
One dot urges you to pay careful attention to the symbol next to it.
Lots of dots indicate monetary gains.
A circle of dots can mean that you'll be taking a holiday.
A dragon is an omen for huge change that if tackled bravely will be favourable and it also suggests that you're not being truthful with yourself about something.
A dragonfly symbolises new clothes or furniture.
A duck signifies money luck especially with ventures and betting
An eagle represents courage and means that well-positioned people will be impressed by your persistence and attention and will increase your fortune and position.
An ear tells you to keep your ears open. Chances are you'll hear something you wouldn't expect. It can also suggest that it would be in your best interests to take heed of some advice that has been given to you.
An egg is an excellent sign! It signifies fresh plans, fertility and increase in wealth and success in whatever you are currently undertaking.
An elephant symbolises strength, persistence and a lot of determination.
An eye advises that a situation needs more detailed investigation.
A face signifies a period of change, or perhaps a minor set back.
A fairy in your teacup indicates a period of romance.
A fan can suggest that a flirtatious encounter is on the horizon.
A feather represents a marked lack of concentration.
A fern represents sincerity, people may tell you what they really feel today.
Fire in your teacup warns that foolishness and spontaneity could destroy something it's taken you a long time to work towards.
A fish suggests that something good is coming to you across the water. Overseas relationships will prosper.
A flamingo indicates that a shy but good looking stranger will soon make an entrance into your life.
A flower is a very positive sign! It speaks of joy, good times, success and prosperity. Dreams will come true and ambitions will be realised.
A fork tells you that you'll get the help you need as soon as you wish for it and suggests that you'll face a dilemma to either stick with the old or go off onto a new pathway
A fountain promises joy and satisfaction and can also indicate increased sexual fulfilment.
A fox suggests success in a business venture.
A frog can suggest a transformation in appearance Ð are you considering a new look?
A gate warns you to keep your eye open for an opportunity.
A goose can suggest invitations to social occasions where you'll be hearing a lot of gossip.
A genie promises that a wish will come true but be careful what you wish for because genies can be troublesome!
A giraffe is a warning to think things through properly before acting.
A glass tells you that you must act with honour and integrity in a difficult situation if you want to come out of it better off.
A goat can symbolise the need to take action with bravery and judgement in order to reach your goals.
Grapes indicate happy times in good company and that your romantic wishes will come true.
A grasshopper suggests significant news received via the grapevine.
A guitar means that a visit to a musical event could lead to a love affair!
A gun is an omen of anger and resentment.
A hammer in your tea cup suggests that commitment and hard work is all that is needed to achieve a goal or ambition.
An open hand is a symbol of friendship, new or old. A closed hand warns of an argument or disagreement.
A hat often represents a visitor with a gift.
No surprises here! A heart is a symbol of true love and joy!
A hippopotamus indicates maternal love and affection or symbolises a strong and kind person who will be there when required.
A horse suggests that worthwhile changes can be brought about if take notice of your intuition. Surrounded by clouds, it promises your lover is loyal and faithful but events may come between you for a time.
A horseshoe means that you or someone close to you will have good luck.
A house suggests a happy change of address.
An hourglass indicates that an important decision needs to be made soon.
An iceberg warns of lurking dangers and hints that a problem is more serious than you think.
An insect indicates a small worry or angst.
An iron promises you that you'll be able to sort out any relationship problems.
An Iris foretells of 3 important messages you should take heed of today.
An island promises harmony, privacy and carefree happiness. It sometimes suggests a return to a place that holds happy memories for you.
Ivy is a promise that friends and lovers will be true.
A jellyfish warns you to take care and be wary of a fake friend.
A judge in your teacup warns you to balance things out extremely carefully.
A kangaroo can suggest that you are making great leaps towards fulfilling a goal or ambition.
A key can sometimes predict a fiery and passionate relationship.
A kettle appearing in your cup means that you can expect a minor hindrance or delay.
A king in your cup suggests a man of influence, who will play some role in your life.
A kite signifies ambition that will carry you far as long as you're prepared to take up any opportunities as they come.
A knife warns of harsh words, stress or arguments.
A Knight represents a brave rescuer who'll stick up for you in stressful situations and can also represent a noble lover.
A ladder in your teacup suggests an increase in income and status. It can also represent the relationship between the physical and spiritual worlds and is thence a good sign for those on a spiritual journey.
A ladybird assures that small worries will go away and some money will come to you.
A lake suggests that you're feeling at peace and your emotions are controlled.
A lamb suggests you are a gentle and shy person.
A lamp means a happy event in the form of a party or celebration.
A leaf is an emblem of good fortune and good health.
A leopard reminds you that it's not worthwhile to try and change someone. A leopard doesn't change its spots.
A letter in your cup heralds the receipt of important news from somebody far away.
A lighthouse in your cup warns of hidden dangers that lie just around the corner. However you will avoid the consequences if you take the right advice.
A lion is symbolic of strong and supportive friends.
A Lizard advises you not to worry unnecessarily.
A loop warns you to avoid acting on impulse, take time to consider all of your options.
Joined lovers can predict a fantastic lovemaking session! This symbol may suggest a decision between two lovers or situations.
A Lupin advises you to take care when relaying important messages.
A man in your cup indicates the arrival of an interestingÊ male visitor.
The Marigold indicates a hearty person who enjoys the simple life and sees the best in everyone.
A mask indicates that you feel insecure about a situation, but you should have more confidence in yourself.
A medal assures you that your achievement will be noticed and you will gain a reward.
A monkey can be warning you to stop and think before you do something stupid.
A moon can signify either the beginning or end of love affair.
A mouse indicates that you need to act upon opportunities as they arise if you don't you could end up with nothing.
A mouth suggests you should pay extra special attention to what is being said around you.
A mushroom in your cup suggests a temporary or permanent move out of town into country.
A nail indicates inequality or bias of some kind.
A necklace indicates that loving ties or family relationships will affect your future considerably.
A needle suggests that you will receive recognition for a job well done.
A nest symbolises security, shelter or affection and fruitful partnerships.
A nut predicts that you feel you're being unsatisfactorily rewarded for your hard work.
An oak tree is a sign of inner strength or of a long and healthy life.
An octopus is an omen of possessiveness. Be careful of getting involved in a situation that will make you less independent. Someone is trying to tie you down.
An onion implies that secrets may not be kept that way.
An ostrich advises that it's time to get your head out of the sand and tackle an important issue.
The owl signals the arrival of news that may be sad but will leave you wiser.
A palm tree suggests your blooming creativity.
A parrot is often a symbol of travel but can also signify a meeting or conference, people gathering together to talk.
A beautiful peacock can foretell a happy marriage to an attractive partner.
A pear reassures you that your hard work will lead to success. It is a particularly good omen where love and sex are concerned.
A pig suggests that you'll attract all that is positive warns you to avoid becoming big headed or selfish.
A pineapple is a very good sign! It promises that a faded or forgotten hope will develop.
A pirate in your cup assures adventure. He can also symbolise a man who takes risks yet is enchanting.
A postage stamp suggests you'll be sending or receiving and important letter.
A pumpkin forecasts major improvements if you follow the rules.
If a purse appears near the top of your cup it signifies a win or profit of some kind, but at the bottom of the cup it could mean that you will lose something.
A pyramid symbolises the creative power of the sun and also represents solid achievements and enduring happiness.
A queen in your cup suggests that you'll meet a woman of influence who will help you achieve your aims.
A question mark is a sign that you must act with care, this is not a time to throw caution to the wind.
A rabbit means you should be willing you to get over your shyness and can sometimes suggest the need to take care of yourself.
A rainbow is a great omen! It indicates that everything will get better.
A rake suggests that you should pay more attention to minor details so as not to overlook potential problems or miss opportunities.
A rat is a potent warning of lies and deception.
A rhinoceros indicates a very masculine man.
A ring could indicate an offer a marriage proposal or a long-lasting friendship.
A rose assures happiness and contentment in loving relationships.
A saxophone indicates an affair with a musical person. There will be strong sexual elements to the relationship.
Scales in your cup refer to legal matters, if they appear balanced the outcome will be fair, but if they appear unbalanced the outcome may not be in your favour.
A scarecrow suggests a work colleague is trying to hide their insecurities with lies or bragging.
A pair of scissors tells that in order to make something new you must get rid of something old.
A seagull is an omen that there is a big storm brewing.
A seahorse assures happy ventures and suggests the need for more self- indulgence.
A shark urges you to look out for trouble. IF you find it, deal with it head on.
A sheep represents good luck, it can sometimes be talking about someone who is easily influenced and it may symbolise a journey to New Zealand or a person from New Zealand. A black sheep is of an experience that will be beneficial to you.
A shell symbolises creativity, fertility and abundance.
A ship promises that if you take a long journey you will learn something very valuable about yourself.
A shoe signifies a revelation of some kind; perhaps someone will reveal their true colours to you.
A snail bids you to continue on your path slowly but surely and can also indicate a very sexually uninhibited person!
A snake signifies a strong relationship.
The sparrow is a reassuring sign of cheerfulness and courage in the face of adversity.
A sphinx indicates that your future rests on someone of the different gender to yourself who isn't in your life yet, however is certain to arrive.
A spider is normally thought to be a bad omen, but in your teacup spiders signify good fortune. It may hint that you'll get some new clothes and things will go well on the money front.
A square means you need to think creatively. You need to think about the things around you.
A squirrel suggests that you should save some money for a rainy day. Not unlike how a squirrel hides his nuts.
A stag symbolises the ideal man who enjoys his independence and would rather not commit himself.
A star is a sign of good health, love, happiness and success. Do not try and control fate, as it will take over.
A Strawberry foretells of pleasure and tantalising changes in your life.
A sun promises that your aims are an easy target for you.
A swan predicts contentment and may symbolise love that has a strange appearance.
A sword warns you to use swift moves on an issue.
A table in your tea cup indicates the need for a discussion or getting things out in the open.
A telephone indicates that you'll be getting or making a very important telephone call.
A thimble indicates a new home or new environment.
A tiger promises good fortune in gambling and speculative ventures.
A tomato can indicate a short but passionate love affair.
A tower warns that surprising events will put an end to a situation and the path will clear for something new.
A train promises you that there is light at the end of the tunnel and can suggest that you're very intent on achieving your aims.
A Tree can indicate that an ambition will be realised or a goal attained.
A triangle with the point uppermost symbolises a fortunate meeting and the unexpected arrival of money.
A triangle with the point down will decrease the power of a symbol nearby or increase the misfortune of a bad omen.
A trumpet may suggest you are being too big for your boots over something.
A turkey hints celebration and fun.
A turtle tells you to be self-contained if you wish to be creative
A UFO predicts forthcoming events that will be out of this world.
An open umbrella tells you that despite the fact that the problems you've been waiting for will still happen, you've taken the right precautions and you'll get through it.
A closed umbrella advises that you'll be receiving a generous gift.
A unicorn may suggest that you have psychic powers.
A vase often tells of a friend who will ask you for advice or consolation.
A violin can indicate a person who is permanently telling you something negative that's happened to them.
A volcano suggests the chance of a bad argument. Avoid cantankerous or debatable matters.
A vulture is a negative sign symbolising theft or envy.
A walking stick suggests that you'll be looking for help with money and are likely to receive it.
A wasp tells of small relationship difficulties.
A waterfall is a symbol of success and great fortune in a financial situation.
A weasel symbolises a sly character who doesn't care about their actions. This sign is a warning not to let anyone like this into your life.
A web is an omen that someone is trying to trap you. However, it can mean that someone will defend you.
A whale guarantees you achievement in a big project
A wheel predicts advancement and good changes and often indicates that travel is on the agenda.
A windmill assures that a business venture will be successful if you put the maximum effort and creativity into it.
A pair of wings in your tea cup tellss of an interesting message or receipt of unexpected information.
A witch in your teacup could symbolise a wise woman with physic ability.
A wolf may be an omen about someone envious around you who will try and undermine your work.
A yacht assures you that your money worries will lessen.
A zip warns that an on the spot fling is a bad idea.
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