According to the Chinese zodiac, 2013 is the Year of the Water Snake. As well as the twelve animal signs of the Chinese zodiac, each one is accompanied by a particular element (Earth, Metal, Fire, Water, Wood) making 2013 the Water Snake. Click through to see our fun Chinese New Year gift ideas.
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Do you know a baby being born in the Year of the Snake? This gorgeous knitted snake from Ferm Living is a gorgeous baby shower gift (or you could try knitting your own).
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Make a fortune These fortune cookie coin purses will quite literally hold a small fortune.
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One of the most important parts of Chinese New Year is... celebrating!
From our partner
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Take it away
We predict you are going to love this cookie jar as much as we do!
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A stylish way to embrace the snakeskin trend - don't panic: it's not
actual snakeskin but a soft pleather version.
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It's just like those movable connected plastic snakes you would get in Easter Show showbags, except you know, a much better grown up version.
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Keep the festivies going all year with this asian-inspired iPhone cover from Australian artist Colin Thompson.