Japansese tattoos are unique as they signify their rich culture and history. These nuances in western tattoos are really hard to find.
Plus there is the question of picking a unique design you always will! A Japanese tattoo art is something you will be proud to display.
Japanese Tattoo Designs:
Japanese tattoos are also called Irezumi. They are artistic, with rich vibrant colors that display their oriental heritage and roots. They are varied in patterns, shapes and sizes and range from a variety of paintings and calligraphy. The palette is mostly based in black or red.
Following are the list of some unique Japanese tattoos one may come across:
1. Storks Tattoo:
2. Geisha Tattoo:
3. Samurai Tattoo:
This tattoo depicts a samurai warrior, a figure that is at the very heart of Japanese culture. The samurai is seen in red robes bordered on the edges with green embroidery, tied at the waist with a gold rope. He is clutching a sword which has bloodstains on it and he is seen to be plunging it into something. He looks enraged, with his dark hair flying. He is riding a giant fish whose silhouette can be made out dimly.
4. Fish with Lotus Tattoo:
5. Wizard Samurai Tattoo:
This tattoo depicts an ancient wizard samurai, sitting in an alert posture. The tattoo is black and white except for the samurai face, which is painted red for contrast. The samurai is old, with a long white beard like most wizards. He is wearing armour and carries a spear. He is surrounded by angry gray clouds.
6. Bamboo with Calligraphy Tattoo:
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7. Lotus on Waves Tattoo:
The tattoo is artistic and dainty.
8. Cats Tattoo:
9. Dragon Tattoo:
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10. Lantern on Tree with Butterflies Tattoo:
Clearly if you are looking for inspiration from ancient history, this genre is what you should pick! Which one has become your favorite? Do leave us a comment!
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