Uncover hidden tea leaf meanings

A key is used to open or lock doors.

As a symbol, a key symbolizes that you are ready for new ideas, knowledge, perspective, opportunities and many more new things in your life.

It can as well signify that there is a part of you which people find fascinating. What is the meaning when in your tea reading, you come across a key? It means that you have decided that you are ready to explore new possibilities in your life which will help you improve your life. You are tired of being treated as a second class person, and you are ready to open up your full potential to your advantage. It also means doors will open (symbolically) with many opportunities.

Detailed meaning of the key tea leaf symbol

Top of teacup: a key seen at the top of the teacup is an indication that, you are ready to unlock your potential and use it.

It might be that you have been holding onto your energies when it came to your workplace, and you have never shown the Boss what you are capable of; now is the time to let them taste your full potential and it might just lead to a promotion which will, in turn, improve your life.

It might be in your relationship that will improve. This will, in turn, lead you to new opportunities in your career, social life, and life in general. This is the time to show off what you are made of.

Middle of cup: a key seen in the middle of the teacup indicates that you are losing out on opportunities which are presenting themselves to you.

Your knowledge should be used to grab opportunities before they slip away from you. New ideas are about to present themselves, and you should not be slow to catch these ideas. There are several people who are waiting to capitalize on your sluggishness so don’t ignore opportunities coming your way.

Bottom of teacup: when the key is seen at the bottom of the teacup, it means that you have lost out on several open opportunities which you could have used to better your life.

This is because you were not aggressive enough when they presented themselves to you. The key is now very far away from you, and it will take quite a long time before you can be able to grab it and open the opportunities, ideas, and events that will better your life.

Scattered in the cup: scattered keys or more than one seen in the teacup is an indication of opportunities, ideas, and events presenting themselves all over in your life, but you are not aggressive/brave enough to take it and utilize new beginnings to better your life.


Get hold of the key and open the new opportunities in your life in order to be able to improve your surroundings.

By Flo Saul
Apr 1, 2013