Turkish Coffee & Tea Leaf Reading with Symbols & Meanings
ACORN; a long-term great success
AIRCRAFT; a long distance journey. If broken or pointing downward indicates an accident or trouble coming.
ALLIGATOR; enemy waiting to hit, treachery. (crocodile, reptile)
ANCHOR; finding security in life.
ANGEL; good news.
ANT; success through perseverance.
APPLE; business achievement, if bitten – sat backs achieving the goal.
ARCH; happy event.
ARROW; bad news. (bow)
AXE; difficult situation has to be ended, decision has to be made.
BABY; small worries.
BAG; financially successful.
BALLOON; short-term troubles.
BARREL; a party.
BASIN; trouble at home.
BASKET; if empty – money worries. if full – financial success. surrounded by dots-money coming in.
BAT; a journey ending in disappointment.
BEAR; decision made with strength and focus on success.
BEE; social success. swarm of bees – success with an audience.
BEETLE; scandal, a difficult situation underway.
BELL; unexpected news.
BIRD; money coming from an unknown source.
BIRDCAGE; obstacles, quarrels. (cage)
BIRD’S NEST; domestic harmony, love.
BISHOP; good luck coming.
BOAT; journey over seas.
BOOK; open – expect legal actions securing future success. closed – delays and difficulties in achieving success.
BOOMERANG; mall-intentions from others affecting you – protect yourself from bad words coming your way.
BOTTLE; one bottle – pleasure. several bottles – illness.
BOUQUET; love and happiness.
BOW; bad news. (arrow)
BOWL; money flow or kind-heartedness
BOX; open – romantic troubles solved. closed – the lost will be found.
BRACELET; nearing marriage.
BRANCH; with leaves – a satisfaction. without leaves – a disappointment.
BREAD; avoid waste.
BRIDGE; represents a way to cross the obstacles in opportunity for success.
BROOM; a false friend. (cat)
BUCKLE; be wary, dangers ahead.
BUGLE; hard work necessary. (horn)
BUILDING; a change in location.
BULL; quarrels, enmity.
BUSH; new fresh opportunities.
BUTTERFLY; freedom, happiness, worry-free
CABBAGE; jealousy causes complications at work.
CAGE; obstacles, quarrels. (bird cage)
CAMEL; useful news exactly when needed.
CANCER; the enemy. (crab)
CANDLE; pursuit of knowledge-self improvement.
CANNON; news of a soldier or a government employee.
CAP; trouble ahead – be careful.
CAR; good fortune.
CART; success in business.
CASTLE; financial gain through marriage.
CAT; a false friend. (broom)
CHAIN; engagement into venture with a partner or business partners.
CHAIR; an unexpected guest.
CHERRIES; a happy love affair.
CHESSMEN; difficulties ahead.
CHICKEN; domestic bliss. (hen)
CHIMNEY; hidden risks.
CHURCH; unexpected money, inheritance.
CIGAR; new friends.
CIRCLE; successful conclusion to venture.
CIRCLE WITH A DOT; a baby, a new venture.
CLAW; a hidden enemy.
CLOCK; it is time to think of the future.
CLOUDS; trouble ahead.
CLOVER; four leaf – you have luck on your side.
COAT; a parting, an end to relationship or partnership.
COCKATOO; mean gossip among friends. (parrot)
COFFEEPOT; illness. (teapot, kettle)
COFFIN; bad news.
COIN; debts will be paid.
COLUMN; promotion, upgrade, growth in your situation.
COMB; organize your thoughts.
COMET; an unexpected, surprise visitor.
COMPASS; travel, a change of environment.
CORKSCREW; curiosity causing trouble.
CRAB; an enemy. (cancer)
CRESCENT; love, relationship coming into your life. (moon, decrescent)
CROCODILE; enemy waiting to hit, treachery. (alligator)
CROSS; sacrifice, trouble.
CROWN; honour, success in a venture building a long time, wish coming true, a legacy.
CRUTCHES; help from a friend.
CUP; reward for effort.
CURTAIN; a secret.
DAFFODIL; great happiness in life.
DAGGER; toxic situation needs to be ended. (knife)
DAISY; happiness in love.
DECRESCENT; keep your eyes opened, someone in your proximity loves you. (crescent, moon)
DEER; a dispute or quarrel.
DESK; social gathering, good venture. (table)
DEVIL; evil influences.
DISH; quarrel at home.
DOG; a good, loyal friend.
DOLPHIN; good fortune in all things, health, wealth and happiness. (fish, whale)
DONKEY; be patient and optimistic.
DOOR; opportunity, opening to a new path. (gate)
DOTS; several black dots together means money in your future.
DOVE; good fortune.
DRAGON; desires fulfilled.
DRUM; scandal, gossip, arguments.
DUCK; money you are expecting is on the way in.
DUSTPAN; strange news about a friend.
EAGLE; a big change for the better.
EAR; unexpected news.
EARRINGS; misunderstanding in what you hear. (jewellery)
EGG; progress toward success.
ELEPHANT; wisdom, strength, lasting success built on firm foundation.
ENVELOPE; good news.
EYE; be observant, watch for details. A mean eye – jealousy; nice looking eye – someone is thinking about you.
FACE; one face – a change in belief of one area in life. Several faces – a change in lifestyle.
FAIRY; joy and enchantment.
FAN; flirtation, indiscretion.
FEATHER; instability, inconsistency, lack of concentration.
FEET; an important decision.
FENCE; limitation to activities, minor setbacks toward future success.
FERN; disloyalty, an unfaithful lover.
FINGER; emphasizes the symbol to which it points.
FIR; artistic success. the higher the tree, the better.
FIRE; achievement, avoid hasty decisions.
FIREPLACE; matters related to your home.
FISH; good fortune in all things, health, wealth and happiness. (dolphin, whale)
FIST; an argument.
FLAG; danger ahead.
FLOWER; wish coming true.
FLY; domestic irritations. the more flies, the more annoying little problems. (insects)
FORK; a deceitful friend. (pitchfork)
FORKED LINE; many paths ahead, decision to be made.
FOUNTAIN; future success and happiness.
FOX; a deceitful friend, up to no good.
FROG; success through a change of home or job-depending on the location in the grounds.
GALLOWS; social failure.
GARDEN ROLLER; difficulties ahead.
GARLAND; success, great honour.
GATE; opportunity, opening to a new path. (door)
GEESE; unexpected visitor.
GIRAFFE; think before you speak.
GLOVE; a challenge.
GOAT; enemies threaten.
GONDOLA; romance, travel.
GOOSE; finding good solutions.
GRASSHOPPER; news of a much travelled friend.
GREYHOUND; good fortune, with help of loyal friend.
GUITAR; happiness in love.
GUN; trouble, quarrels. (pistol)
HAMMER; overcoming obstacles, ruthlessness, work that is uncongenial.
HANDCUFFS; trouble ahead.
HARE; timidity, tendency to pull away fast, be braver in a situation you are facing. (rabbit)
HARP; harmony in love.
HAT; a new occupation, a change in job. bent and broken-likely to fail at this quest.
HAWK; sudden danger born of jealousy.
HAYRICK; think before you act.
HEAD; new opportunities.
HEART; love and marriage.
HEATHER FLOWER; good fortune.
HEN; domestic bliss. (chicken)
HILL; obstacles, setbacks.
HOE; hard work leading to success.
HOLLY; an importance occurrence in the winter.
HORN; be wary, dangers ahead. (bugle)
HORSE; good news from a lover. head only – romance.
HORSESHOE; good luck.
INITIALS; unusually those of people know to you. if next to a triangle, the initials of strangers.
INKPOT; a letter.
INSECT; domestic irritations. the more flies, the more annoying little problems. (fly)
IVY LEAF; reliable friend.
JESTER (joker); party or social gathering-relaxing nature.
JEWELLERY; a misunderstanding. (earring, necklace)
JUG; gaining recognition, importance.
KANGAROO; domestic harmony.
KETTLE; illness. (coffeepot, teapot)
KEY; a new house, relocation, two keys crossed; success in investment.
KEYHOLE; beware of curiosity of strangers.
KING; a powerful, successful ally.
KITE; wishes coming true, keep an eye on it though, need to see it through.
KNIFE; toxic situation needs to be ended. (dagger)
LAMP; trouble threatening, but averted. success through own knowledge.
LEAF; prosperity, good fortune.
LEO; influential friend. (lion)
LEOPARD; news of a journey.
LETTER; good news. near dots – news about money.
LIGHTHOUSE; trouble threatening, but averted. success through a friend.
LINES; straight and clear – progress. wavy – uncertainty. slanting – failure.
LION; influential friends. (leo)
LOCK; obstacles in your path, if opened-obstacles overcame. (padlock)
LOOP; impulsive actions could bring trouble.
MAN; a person relevant for the figures involved.
MAP; travel, change through travel.
MEDAL; a reward.
MERMAID; temptation, an offer that is not what it seems.
MONKEY; a trickster.
MONUMENT; lasting happiness.
MOON; love, relationship coming into your life. (crescent, decrescent)
MOUNTAIN; a high set ambition.
MUSHROOM; fast moving growth.
MUSIC; good fortune.
NAIL; malice, injustice.
NECKLACE; misunderstanding in what was done. (jewellery)
NEEDLE; be wary, minor dangers ahead. (buckle, broach)
NET; traps for the unwary, be careful.
NUMBERS; indicate a timeline, the number of days before events.
NURSE; illness or a trip to hospital.
NUTCRACKERS; difficulty is passing.
OAK; good fortune.
OAR; a small worry, help from someone to overcome difficulties. (paddle)
OPERA GLASSES; a quarrel, nitpicking.
OWL; gossip, scandal.
OYSTER; acquired riches. (shell)
PADDLE; a small worry, help from someone to overcome difficulties. (oar)
PADLOCK; obstacles in your path, if opened-obstacles overcame. (lock)
PALM TREE; success, honour, happiness in love.
PARACHUTE; escape from danger.
PARASOL; a new lover.
PARCEL; a surprise.
PARROT; mean gossip among friends. (cockatoo)
PEACOCK; with tail spread-riches. surrounded by dots-luxurious life.
PEAR; comfort, financial ease.
PENTAGON; intellectual balance.
PEPPER SHAKER; a troublesome secret.
PIG; material success brings emotional problems.
PEGEON; an improvement in trade. sitting-lasting improvement.
PILLAR; supportive friends or family members.
PINE; an important event in winter.
PIPE; keep an open mind, thinking to a solution.
PISTOL; trouble, quarrels. (gun)
PITCHFORK; a deceitful friend. (fork)
POLICEMAN; secret enemy.
POT; respect through service to society.
PROFILE; a new friend.
PURSE; a profit.
PYRAMID; solid success.
QUESTION MARK; hesitancy, caution.
RABBIT; timidity, tendency to pull away fast, be braver in a situation you are facing. (hare)
RAILWAY; long journey.
RAINBOW; happiness, prosperity.
RAKE; organize your life.
RAVEN; bad news.
RAZOR; quarrels resulting in partings.
REPTILES; enemy waiting to hit, treachery. (crocodile, alligator)
RIBBON; happy event, celebration.
RING; the situation has come full circle-competition, two rings-marriage
SAW; person not connected to a situation interfering.
SCALES; a lawsuit. balanced scales – justice. unbalanced scales – injustice.
SCEPTRE; power, authority.
SCISSORS; domestic arguments.
SCYTHE; be careful, someone could end your happiness.
SHAMROCK; good luck, wish coming true.
SHELL; acquired riches. (oyster)
SHIP; successful journey.
SHOE; a journey to a better situation.
SICKLE; e careful, someone could cause trouble in your happiness.
SIGN POINT; draws attention to the symbol to which it points.
SKELETON; a sign of loosing hope in yourself, a need to build self up.
SNAKE; hatred, an enemy set to destroy your world in a very sneaky way.
SPADE; hard work leads to success.
SPIDER; determined and persistently accumulating, money coming in.
SQUARE; a symbol of being protected.
SQUIRREL; prosperity after a struggling time of work.
STAR; good health, happiness. five-pointed star – good fortune.
STEEPLE; slight delay in processing.
STEPS; an improvement in life.
STICK; visitor. (walking stick)
SUN; immense power, a very good and unexpected development.
SWAN; smooth progress, contented life.
SWARD; you are changing your life for better-fight for your happiness.
TABLE; social gathering, good venture (desk)
TEAPOT; illness. (coffeepot, kettle)
TELEPHONE; every truth has 3 sides to it, don’t jump to conclusions about what you hear.
TELESCOPE; adventure on your path.
TIE; happy event, celebration.
TOAD; beware of flattery, it can be deceiving.
TORCH; a turn for the better.
TORTOISE; criticism, keep a firm skin.
TOWER; financial growth in a slow and steady pace.
TREE; things are evolving slowly but surely exactly as you want them to.
TRIANGLE; unexpected event. point upward – brings success. point downward – brings failure.
TRIDENT; a deceitful friend wielding the power.
TRUNK; a long journey, fateful decisions.
UMBRELLA; annoyances, a need for shelter. if open – shelter found. if closed – shelter refused.
UNICORN; the wish you were working to fulfill will be granted.
URN; wealth, happiness.
VASE; a wedding celebration.
VOLCANO; emotions out of control-impatience.
VULTURE; your money is everywhere and you are going after it.
WALKING STICK; a visitor. (stick)
WASP; trouble in love.
WEATHER VANE; indecisiveness.
WHALE; good fortune in all things, health, wealth and happiness. (dolphin, fish)
WHEEL; complete – earned success. broken – disappointment.
WHEELBARROW; a meeting with an old friend.
WINDMILL; business success through hard work rather than brilliance.
WINDOW; open – good luck through a friend. closed – disappointment through a friend.
WISHBONE; a wish granted.
WOLF; inner strength, you will take care of self and yours.
WREATH; happiness ahead.
YOKE; being dominated.
ZEBRA; adventure overseas, an unsettled life.
ZEPPELIN; delays, perseverance necessary.