Cherry blossom tattoo design is one of the most beautiful and popular among women. This unique art has a profound meaning in both Japanese and Chinese cultures, the tattoos seems to induce meditative thoughts in admirers and proud owners of these beautiful tattoos.
But each country has a very different take on the symbolism of the Cherry Blossom. In Japan people are reminded that the beautiful blossoms only remain on the tree for a short time before they float to the ground and kiss the earth a final goodbye. So... to Japanese people, the flowers are a reminder of a reverence for life and the truth that all living things eventually pass on.
But in China, the cherry blossom is a source feminine power and womanhood. For a woman with strong values a cherry blossom tattoo may well be the perfect piece of body art. But many people think of the cherry blossom tattoo as a symbol of great love and deep passion, and to them, wearing this tattoo is a sign of true commitment and of a life long pledge to the precious and special connections they encounter in life.
There are different species of cherry trees and each with its own slightly different blossom. One of the most common is the Japanese Somei Yoshino with its large white blossoms glowing with the lightest pink hue this flower makes a beautiful tattoo.
Another excellent choice is the stunning pink flowers with white highlights. You will find it interesting to see the different types and shapes of cherry blossoms and be sure to check artwork and pictures, as well as look at tattoos and see how the different blossom colors match or contrast to your skin tone while you do your investigation.
This fun research will help you discover the ideal body art for your new tattoo. You should ask friends how the different blossoms colors and art would look on you. With a little patience, you'll find the right one... the perfect match. Remember your cherry blossom tattoo is your lifelong symbol of fulfillment, power or contentment as it personally means to you.
Now that you have your art work it's time to think about the size and the placement of your tattoo, are you looking for a modest shoulder piece or a spectacular full back piece incorporating a natural landscape or water background? While the choice is always personal it may be best to research how such tattoos look on other people in order to get a feel for the impact they create.