Uncover hidden tea leaf meanings

A knife is an instrument which is used for cutting or as a weapon for self-defense.

As a symbol, it represents death, liberation, sacrifice, or division. If you happen to see a knife in your teacup, it means that you need to cut yourself out of the bondage of whatever is binding you and be liberated. Whatever is causing you to have divisions in your life which might lead to death or a big sacrifice from your end.

Detailed meaning of the knife tea leaf symbol

Top of teacup: If the knife is seen at the top of the teacup, it means that you are on the verge of death if you don’t liberate yourself from whatever is binding you. It might be your relationship which is on its deathbed, check it out and find out what is causing a problem in your relationship. If it is promiscuity, put an end to it. You might feel bondage at your place of work. You are always late, and the lateness is just about to cause you to lose your job or a relationship, make sure you can change. You have to liberate yourself from a negative force in your life; cut this off even if it means sacrificing friendships. Avoid your job and relationships from dying.

Middle of cup: if you happen to see a knife in the middle of the teacup, it means that, if you don’t act fast to save a relationship things are going to turn for the worse. Older tea dictionaries denote that death is knocking at your door and it will not be long before you find yourself losing what is dear to you. But in this modern world - that is not always the case.

It might be you are having problems in your marriage. The key message from this symbol is make sure that you sort things out in life. You still have time to work on making improvements. If it your business is unsuccessful, do what is humanly possible to make sure that you revive it.

Bottom of teacup:a knife at the bottom of the teacup is an indication that you are having a good time in life.

Everything is flowing smoothly; your marriage, your relationship, your finances, and even your job. You are witnessing the success because there is problems that need to be addressed, and you have taken on these problems and found solutions. It is time to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Scattered in the cup: scattered knives in your teacup denotes that, your life has several twists and turns and you need to work on the root cause of it all your problems. You should sit down and check the areas that can cause several negative energies.

This will then enable you to iron it out and give your life another lease. You have what it takes to make it in life, commitment will see you through.


The bondage in your life can easily be eliminated if you sacrifice and make sure that you liberate yourself from having disappointments. Hard work and commitment are the keys.

By Florance Saul
Apr 1, 2013