7) Serkeh (vinegar): Represents age.
Other items that you may see on Haft-Seen table:
A mirror which represents the images and reflections of Creation that by
Persian beliefs took place on the first day of spring.
On either side of the mirror are two candlesticks holding a flickering candle for each child in
the family. The candles represent enlightenment and happiness.
Sonbol (Hyacinth): Spring flowers with the scent of heaven.
Sekkeh (coins): Represent prosperity and wealth.
A basket of painted eggs represents fertility.
A Seville orange floating in a bowl of water represents the earth floating in space.
A goldfish in a bowl represents life and the end of astral year-picas.
A flask of rose water known for its magical cleansing power, is also included on the tablecloth.
And finally, incenses (mounted in sprouts) whose fumes ward off evil spirits.
At New-Rooz, children get new bills or coins from elderly relatives,
but what is most widely exchanged is HUGs and KISSes! for renewing relationships!