The IKEA Rotera lanterns come with 6 glass windows with a silly star engraved in the middle. We took out the glass and inserted plexiglass with a cut out vinyl on top. Each panel symbolizes one of the 5 elements of the TAO. Earth, Water, Sky/Metal, Wood and Fire. The sixth panel contains the TAO sign.
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