Uncover hidden tea leaf meanings

A hoop refers to a circular band made of metal or similar material to form part of a framework.

As a symbol, it represents physical grace or childhood exuberance or joy.

Traditionally it was a symbol of relationship; people who were in a relationship put it on so that those around them could tell that they were not free for engagements.

It was an indication of filial devotion and responsibility. With that in mind, what will be the meaning if you saw a hoop in your tea cup? It implies that your filial relationship is strong and you are committed to it. You are at the moment committed to making it joyful.

Detailed meaning of the hoop tea leaf symbol

Top of teacup: if the hoop is on top of the teacup, it indicates that at the moment your relationship is working well and both of you are contented with the way things are working. You need to keep up the commitment to ensure that it continues to be strong. Don’t let the outside world come in between you and your partner instead, display your love and affection to each other so that they see that you are committed.

Middle of cup: if the hoop appears in the middle of the teacup, it implies that your relationship is not working well, but there is still hope that you can make it work. Do what is required of you in your relationship by committing to your partner. Commitment is what will bring joy and harmony to the relationship. You can ask the divine for guidance; approach the goddess of love, who will indeed make your relationship work.

Bottom of teacup: a hoop at the bottom of the teacup has the implication that, your relationship is completely dead and even outsiders can see that there is nothing to salvage. The two of you who are in the relationship can resurrect it to the surprise of your family and friends. There is still some mild hope that, if you do what is right, it will automatically work. Many have been in your shoe, and it worked for them. What you need are commitment and dedication. It is the soul medicine for this relationship which is on its deathbed.

Scattered in the cup: scattered hoops in the teacup are an indication that, your are relationship is on a pendulum mode; it keeps swaying from time to time. You have an obligation to stabilize the pendulum so that it doesn't sway but remain on the positive side. Don't have that mentality that it can't be stable; many are those who have walked this path and ended up having stable relationships, so you are not an exception. Be in a growth mindset, and not a fixed one and your relationship will be ok.


A hoop in the teacup during tea leaf reading is all about your relationship with your partner. The ball is in your court, and you need to make it work. A healthy relationship is possible if both of you are committed.

By Flo Saul
Apr 1, 2013