Largest and most distinctive member of the cat species, the tiger pervades the folklore of the ancient world, no less in East Asia's, where its fierce beauty and hunting prowess connotes attributes like courage, ambition and leadership. The third sign in the oriental zodiac’s 12-year cycle, the tiger shows its stripes in our Year of the Tiger 2022 edition.
Unmistakeable in inspiration and undeniably contemporary, Royal Selangor’s design for this new zodiac cycle is driven by its origin myth of the Great Race. Distinctive motifs of stylised waves, rocks and clouds from the hem of imperial dragon robes allude to the Jade Emperor and the myth’s important river crossing, whilst circular and rectilinear forms reference the Chinese concept of heaven and earth. Layered with depth and meaning, these collectibles grace the home as stylishly as they mark corporate occasions.