In the world of feng shui the reigning number in the current period is "8". This will rule for a 20-year period starting in the year 2004 and ending in 2024. This period of time is believed to bring prosperity, good fortune and wealth when the number 8 is energized.
It is believed that in period “8”, if you emphasize the number eight, the year will bring you fortune. When you wear or carry the number 8 as an amulet, you will bring yourself prosperity luck. The sound of the number eight is similar to the Chinese word for fortune, this along with the number eight’s resemblance to the infinity symbol, lead to its symbolism to bring endless fortune and wealth.