Pau Kua. Yin Yang surrounded by eight trigrams, which represent the eight states between absolute Ying and absolute Yang. Each state also symbolizes an element, a part of the body, a family member... The Yin and Yang is the Chinese symbol of universal balance and complementarity of the opposites: good and evil, dark and light, masculine and feminine… Symbol of life.
Flip side: Five Blessings symbol. Originary of the Chinese culture, it was a popular ornament used in dresses and jewellery. It is mainy a symbol of longevity, but it also embodies the five pillars of Taoism: nobility, strength, awareness, responsability and wisdom.