Koi tattoos are considered a traditional symbol of Japanese and Chinese cultures and are known to represent good luck, love and ability to overcome obstacles and good fortune. Koi is actually a fish that has a legendary status in Japan and China. there are a number of stories associated with this unique design of tattoos. As per Chinese legends the Koi fish represents the aspirations and advancements of people. The Japanese legend associated the fish with bravery, perseverance and strength.
Every type of fish and a unique meaning or symbol related and supporting it. Koi’s can be extremely colorful when displayed in tattoo designs and they are almost always very bright when displayed as this type of art. In most cases, these designs seem to incorporate flowers and water vessels to give it a nicer look. there are many popular types of design that use Koi as the main feature.
Japanese portray the fish trying to make it upstream against the difficult waters which represents the overcoming of adversities in difficult situations. to many Chinese, there designs should and do display the place where the Koi changes into the dragon, this shown by the Yellow river the “Dragon Gate”. Ones achievements and goals are symbolized by this type of design.
There are various colors choices of doing the koi tattoos. however each color represents a specific meaning and it important to know about this before making a choice. Families are also known to be represented by the koi fish and every member of the family has a certain color associated with it. A red colored koi represents a daughter, while a blue colored one represents a son. You can seek expert guidance regarding the various choices of colors available from a tattoo artist.
In Buddhist cultures and beliefs the Koi fish represents survival and spiritualism. A Lotus is used the Buddhist Koi tattoo design and represents the spirituality aspect as well as inner peace. three koi fishes together swimming in the waters filled with lotus flowers is said to represent spirituality, love and eternal life. there are thousands of ideas that can be used to make your Koi tattoo best fit your situation or symbolism’s. Koi tattoos represent power in the symbolism area, be sure to go to a experienced and talented tattoo artist who can design one for you.