Imagery: A traditional Chinese knot
History of character: This number represents a knot on a rope. Ancient Chinese people kept a record of important incidents that happened in their life by making knots on a rope. Now it simply means ten. Ten is the number of perfection in Chinese culture. Chinese people usually use 十全十美 (Pinyin:shí quán shí měi, translation: ten wholeness ten beauties) to refer to something flawless.