Cherry blossoms are a prevalent symbol in Irezumi (入れ墨) – traditional art of Japanese tattoos.
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In Japanese tattoo design, the cherry blooms are often combined with other classic Japanese symbols like carp, dragons or tigers.
Popularity of cherry blossom tattoos is world wide. It is very symbolic in Eastern cultures and civilizations. The cherry blossom tattoo is one of the most popular tattoo symbols among women of all ages.
The cherry blossom has symbolized a variety of different things throughout time. The cherry blossom has been a symbol of beauty and femininity in Japan. They also represented fragility, due to the cherry blossom’s quick bloom. Many people believe that this represents the delicate time of one’s life.
Cherry blossom symbolism differs between Japan and China, Vietnam or other Asian countries. To the Chinese, the cherry blossom is a symbol of power and strength. It can also be a symbol of wealth in the Chinese culture.
To Japanese, the cherry bloom ( sakura in Japanese ) symbolism is more delicate and feminine. The sakura represents virginity, beauty, and life.
Cherry blossom tattoos is a great, cute and beautiful and well suite for any girl. The cherry bloom could symbolized feminine sexuality and because it is a beautiful sexy flower and it would make a great sexy tattoo. However, because the cherry blooms also symbolized the extreme beauty for very short time, which could be associated with mortality of quick death, for this reason cherry blossoms design is richly symbolic and can be successfully use also for male’s tattoo design.