Crane & Tortoise
As the saying goes, “cranes live for 1000 years, turtles live for 10,000 years”, the crane and turtle is one of the motifs introduced from China, which is well known as a lucky charm, and has the meaning of perpetual youth and longevity. The phrase ``Crane lasts a thousand years'' comes from the Chinese Han Dynasty (around 130 B.C.) book ``Huainanzi - Serinkun'', ``Cranes live 1000 years. It is said to have originated from a theory that says, "Jikiraku."