Yin yang tattoos have always been a symbol to their wearers of the duality of life and nature. The yin yang is an expression of light and dark, life and death, male and female. In fact, it is an expression of all of life’s contrasts. Yin yangs are Chinese symbols known to represent complimentary forces in nature. Visually, these symbols consists of two interlocking tear-shaped halves that visually create a single circle generally with one half colored black and the other half colored white.