gecko? Why not? Geckos
are travelers. They show up, hang
out, then disappear off to some new
seeing a gecko would mean good luck.
Geckos seem to be quite good at
selling insurance and besides, who
doesn't love a gecko?
worldwide regard the friendly gecko
as the guardian of the home.
In Ancient Greece and Rome lizards
symbolized wisdom and good fortune.
In Ancient Rome images of lizards
could be found on gravestones and
represented hope and a good life
Their ability to discard and re-grow
the tail represents renewal.
In Ancient Egypt the lizard symbol
in their hieroglyphic meant
'plentiful' or 'abundant'.
Geckos were linked to productiveness
in Ancient Egypt.
The Spanish and Portuguese may put a
décor of a lizard or gecko on the
wall of their home to attract good
luck. (They seem to be more
popular as a good luck symbol than
Charms in the shape of lizards are
worn to bring good luck.
It is considered very lucky for
pregnant women to see a lizard.
Seeing a gecko or any other kind of
lizard foretells that her child will
live a long and contented life.
In many places in Europe they
believed lizards protected people
and animals against snakes. That is
the reason an image of a lizard may
found in old stables.