Jackie donated the third and last set of replica heads he created especially for CZ12 to Yuanmingyuan today. (The first set was sold at the Bazaar Charity Auction, the second set was donated to the Birds Nest Stadium). It took Jackie over 3 years to create the 3 special replica sets of the original Zodiac Clock Heads. His demand for perfection saw the first 48 heads cast out of a special copper alloy being destroyed. Originally it was planned to create 4 sets of the heads but time constraints prevented them from making a fourth set. It took 6 sculptures more than 2 500 man hours to create the accurate replicas of the original Zodiac Heads.
Two years ago Jackie accepted a special Ambassodor of Relics position from Yuanmingyuan and today returned to the garden to donate the replica Zodiac Heads to be placed on permanent display in the garden. He said "Today I have fulfilled my dream to return the Zodiac Heads."
Yuanmingyuan and CZ12 have had a very close working relationship with experts from the garden working closely with Jackie to supply background historical information as well as giving Jackie to film in the garden.
The heads were carried out and placed on display by the New Seven Little Fortunes. Also revealed today were new posters for CZ12 featuring the zodiac heads.