Japanese tattoos are one of the oldest among body images. They were made by the Yakuza (members of the criminal gang), palanquin porters, geisha (their tattoos were called irezumi - “ink injections”), firemen, traders, actors.
Each image in Japanese tattoos has its own interpretation. Sakura symbolizes the transience of life, the lotus - eternity, the dragon - luck, the tiger - power, the fish - stamina. You can choose an image of a deity, a samurai or a landscape.
A popular Japanese tattoo - a hieroglyph of wealth and prosperity - has a deep sacred meaning, affects the life of the owner. Sayings in Chinese and Japanese are also attractive to customers.
Modern masters of Japanese tattoos apply them in a traditional way. Such work requires professionalism. This is a tattoo with a meaning, occupying large areas of the body (in men it is often the back, chest, arms; in girls - arms, shoulders, lower back). Therefore, their price is high.
The material is herbal dyes applied with a bunch of needles (from 2 to 10). The patterns are asymmetrical, but with smooth, thin contours that are brighter than the primary fill color. There are even “moving tattoos”. They are stuffed into the muscles, taking into account the anatomical features of the movement.
Japanese tattoos and their meaning attract the attention of so many people. They are very popular both among Asian representatives and among Europeans. Most people, after a trip to Japan, try to bring, in addition to souvenirs, an original tattoo created by a real master. Japanese tattoos are suitable for both men and women.