The primary image is a yellow tortoise lying on its back with the head atop and four limbs extended, each a precious jewel. Central to the composition, the tortoise is illustrated with nine colored squares containing the Nine Magic numbers. The second ring displays the Eight Trigrams of Chinese origin. Around this, circles the 12 animal figures of the 60 Year Cycle; surrounded by the outer edge of the tortoiseshell, which is engulfed by the flames of wisdom. The months are represented by Hare, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Ape, Bird, Dog, Pig, Mouse, Bull, Tiger. As an Astrological Chart, the heavens are revealed in a symbolic fashion, and as a Talisman, protects from misfortune.