Sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect gift for a friend. You smash your head trying to think of a thoughtful gift that will be appreciated and will challenge the cookie cutter. Even better? The gift will also be affordable. Insert the knife. A knife is a useful and timeless gift.
A knife or set of knives can be engraved, processed with complex tools and selected to match the recipient. There are knives for outdoor enthusiasts, chefs and survival enthusiasts for a wide variety of occasions, from birthdays to weddings to anniversaries.
Before you give anything away, however, you should know one thing: for a long time, giving knives away was considered a misfortune.According to superstition, a given knife destroys the friendship between the giver and the recipient.
The only way to avoid this unfortunate outcome is to glue a penny to the knife. The coin must be withdrawn immediately and returned as such to the donor. a token form of payment. This transaction prevents a breakup of the relationship and frees the giver, since the knife has been "bought", from all damage that may result from its use. It is especially unfortunate to give away a knife as a wedding gift because, according to folklore, it could sever the bonds of marriage.
For similar reasons, a razor should only be given to someone if it is closed. When there has been a death in the family, the superstition insists that knives must be handled carefully. This way, family members can avoid stabbing the souls of the dead.With all this superstition, if you hesitate to give away a knife, remember:
keeping a knife in a water jug by the front and back doors of a house is supposed to protect evil spirits who seem to be afraid of their reflections in and on the water Knife surface. So maybe the gift of a knife isn't that bad after all.
Content created and supplied by: Tee08 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More