“First, know thyself. First right thine own self”. These words by  Confucius, whose teaching  is deeply   imbued by counciousness of man’s moral growth in harmony with nature, are the  foundation of the   Song He Crane and Pine trademark philosophy.

 Symbols of Crane and Pine used in various forms of Chinese art and represent a long happy life and eternal youth in Chinese tradition. 

According to ancient beliefs, the Crane is endowed with a variety of mystical qualities and attributes, among which are immaculacy and longevity. In the mythological tradition of Xianhe sacred Crane is   thought of as a messenger of gods, an intermediary between heaven and earth.

This wise bird symbolizes immortality, longevity, and vigilance, protects motherhood, prosperity, high official standing in the society, and happiness.

Among precious species of wood, the Chinese put the Pine at the top. The Pine is an emblem of straightforwardness, fortitude and nobility. The believers consider this evergreen tree to be sacred because it contains especially large amount of the life-giving elements of Yang. The Pine symbolizes longevity and remarkable moral purity in China.

Phrases and expressions containing the Chinese words Song He, Pine and Crane are considered as the wishes of strong health and long life.