Zodiac mugs


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What Animal Lies In Your Heart?
Previewed to trade at Pulse Launchpad 08 these mugs will be launched at Craft Central One Day Designer Sale.
Based on the Japanese (Chinese) Zodiac there is a design for each of the 12 animals. The designs will appeal to lovers of Sylvie’s unique style, lovers of the various animals and, to those born under their year. The traits of the animal influencing your year of birth are also said to influence your personal characteristics; “what animal lies in your heart”? Her usual fun style, these mugs will appeal to both adults and children alike.
As usual Sylvie’s designs are manufactured in Stoke-On-Trent, the heart of the British Ceramics Industry.

Rooster Rabbit Tiger tiger

Examples of Characteristics:For Full List please e-mail:

Rats: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020.
Imaginative and charming rats are hard working , ambitious and usually successful. But beware, they are quick tempered and love to gossip. Rats make good writers, critics and publicists.
They are most compatible with people born in the years of the Dragon, Monkey, and Ox but not with the Horse.
Famous rats include Shakespeare, Mozart, Marlon Brando, Charlotte Bronte, Claude Monet, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber.


Oxen: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021.
Hard working and dedicated the Ox inspire
confidence in all. Extremely strong-willed, they can be too demanding. Methodical and good with their hands, they make excellent surgeons and
Compatible with the Snake, Rooster, and Rat but not Sheep.
Famous Ox include Paul Newman, Jack Nicholson, Vincent Van Gogh, Charlie Chaplin, Shirley Bassey.
Dragon:1904, 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012.
Majestic and strong, Dragon’s are healthy,
bursting with energy and short fused. Grounded, honest and sensitive they can also be gullible and susceptible.
Compatible with Rats, Snakes, and Monkeys, but not the Dog.
Famous dragons include Bruce Lee, Martin Luther King, Sigmund Freud, Florence Nightingale and Grace Kelly.
Rabbits: 1903,1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999,2011.
Rabbits are wise, good tempered and kind, with lots of friends. But they can get too sentimental and seem vacuous. Rabbits make good lawyers, diplomats and actors.
Compatible with those born in the years of the Sheep, Pig, and Dog but not the Rooster.
Famous Rabbits include Albert Einstein, Frank Sinatra, Andy Warhol, Fidel Castro, Roger Moore.