- The Ladybug (also called the Ladybird) is one of the most popular and beloved insects in the world, believed to Bring good luck and nice weather. This fanciful mobile captures its beauty and fluttering movement.
The Ladybug has many myths and tales attached to it from all over the world. A common myth is that the number of spots on the ladybug´s back indicates how old it is. In Northern Europe, it is said that if a ladybug lands on your hand and you blow it away, you will have a wish granted. In Denmark, there is a rhyme that asks the ladybug to fly to the sky and ask the Lord for fairer weather in the morning, and it is tradition for children to say the rhyme when they come across a ladybug. In Italy, it is considered good luck if a ladybug flies into your bedroom. In central Europe, it is said that if a ladybug crawls across a young woman´s hand, she will be married within the year. As you can see, there are only good things associated with the ladybug, and it is the reason for countless smiles and laughs each spring all over the world.
Design: Frede Fabek/Aase Flensted
Size: 55 x 40 cm
Item #: 30113L