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Cherry Blossom Tattoos And History


The cherry blossom has deep rich symbolic roots in Japan, China, and other Asian cultures. Cherry blossom tattoos are common among the Japanese and Chinese. Cherry blossom tattoos are now beginning to gain popularity outside of the Eastern culture. Cherry blossom tattoos are a beautiful tattoo design that is surely to turn heads. Not only is the cherry blossom beautiful, it also is very symbolic and holds deep meaning. In the Japanese and Asian culture, the cherry blossom holds a symbolic value, but differs between the two cultures.









The Asian community is big on cherry blossom tattoos. Most of these tattoos are worn for their symbolic beliefs while a small portion is worn for beauty. Outside of the Asian community, it is mainly worn for the beauty of the design. The Japanese symbolize the cherry blossom bloom as "short lived". They believe that the cherry blossom represents life. It symbolizes that life is short and we should live every second like it is our last. In Japan, the cherry blossom is the flower of March. The cherry blossom symbolizes wealth and prosperity. The cherry blossom was also an emblem for the Samurai of Japan.









The cherry blossom is also very symbolic to the Chinese. To the Chinese, the cherry blossom is a symbol of power. The cherry blossom is also a symbol of beauty and feminine sexuality. In China, the cherry blossom represents love as well. The cherry blossom has been a symbol of femininity for centuries. The cherry blossom has also been portrayed in Chinese literature and has been a powerful symbol throughout history. To the Chinese, the cherry blossom symbolizes youth, hope, and beauty. The cherry blossom is the official flower of April.









Even though the cherry blossom is a popular tattoo choice in Eastern cultures, its popularity has also reached the Western cultures. The cherry blossom is the perfect tattoo to represent one's femininity. Due to all the different feminine meanings of the cherry blossom, it makes this design very inviting to any female. There are a variety of different designs that someone can choose from when we look at the cherry blossom tattoo. Cherry blossom tattoo designs can include the entire tree or just the cherry blossom blooms. Some cherry blossom tattoos have a thick trunk while others are more slender and feminine. If so go back to the top of the article, you will see a cherry blossom tattoo design with butterflies in it. There are a few different things that can be added to a cherry blossom tree or bloom. Dragonflies and dragons are actually portrayed with cherry blossom tattoos. In this case, it is because both of them are symbolic to the Asian culture. Before you choose a cherry blossom tattoo design, you need to make sure you research different designs. Take some time to look over the work done by the tattoo artist.








The cherry blossom tattoo can also include Japanese and Chinese symbols. Some people may choose to add their name in Japanese and Chinese characters. They may choose to add their children's names. Others may choose to add Japanese and Chinese characters that are associated with cherry blossom meanings, such as purity, femininity, freedom, or beauty. There are many things that can be done to assure you get a tattoo that is unique to you.








The cherry blossom tattoo can also be placed in a variety of different locations on your body. It just all depends on what cherry blossom tattoo design you want. If you are just looking to get a cherry blossom tattoo with blooms, you can get it tattooed on your ankles, sides, upper back, lower back, stomach, shoulders, or sides. Since the cherry blossom tree is usually a larger design, the back and sides are the most common areas. Some women choose to get a branch with cherry blossom blooms. These tattoos can stretch from the sides to the back. Other designs such as this may stretch from the sides to the lower body.








Before you choose your cherry blossom tattoo, make sure you do your research. It is very important to fully understand the meanings of your tattoo design. It is equally important to look at a variety of different designs until you are sure of the design you want. This is important because there are thousands of tattoos and meanings to choose from. Make sure you don't rush to get tattooed either. Most people that do end up with a tattoo that they regret later on down the road.

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CHERRY BLOSSOM TATTOO MEANINGS


The cherry blossom tattoo holds deep symbolic value to Asian cultures such as China and Japan. The cherry blossom is also significant to other Asian cultures as well. Since cherry blossom tattoo meanings can very, we have chosen to list a variety of different meanings. Below, you can find a list of several different meanings of the cherry blossom tattoo.








  • Innocence
  • Purity
  • Freedom
  • Independence
  • Power
  • Strength
  • Life
  • Virginity
  • Beauty
  • Femininity
  • Virility
  • Love
  • Youth
  • Hope
  • Prosperity
  • Wealth










The most common representation of the cherry blossom tattoo is "femininity". The cherry blossom tattoo is the perfect example of a pure female tattoo. The traits of the cherry blossom resemble that of the woman. The cherry blossom represents "beauty" and "purity". Cherries are often associated with virginity. For a woman getting the cherry blossom tattoo, the cherry blossom design can be both meaningful and beautiful. Despite your reasons for getting a cherry blossom tattoo, it is a great choice to express your feminine beauty and nature.












The cherry blossom tattoo can also symbolize "independence". Since the cherry blossom tattoo also represents youth, this tattoo design can be used to express your independence in life. This is the perfect tattoo for a young woman trying to make her way in the world. Your cherry blossom can be there to remind you of that fact. It also represents "freedom". You may be young and out on your own for the first time in your life. The cherry blossom tattoo can represent that freedom.












The cherry blossom tattoo design is also a symbol for "life". It is believed that the cherry blossom resembles the fact that life is short. We only get one chance at life to make the most of it. When it is gone, we don't get it back. The cherry blossom tattoo is the perfect tattoo design to remind you to enjoy every second that you have in life. We all go through good time and bad times. We all have our ups and downs. If you ever feel lost, take a look at your cherry blossom tattoo and remember what it stands for. It can be there to remind you to make the most of the time you have left. Enjoy every second!

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Rosemay50 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Some of these are beautiful, I wish I was brave or at least a good many years younger. Lol

I saw one today which touched me deeply, it was a baby's hand print and the words' Touched by an angel' The little girl had drowned in a spa pool.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful! These are lovely tattoos although I don't believe I'd want a whole cherry tree on my body. lol I do like the ones done on the feet.


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Hyphenbird 4 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

They are so lovely, graceful and feminine!


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia Author

Rosemay, thanks for coming by and for your time friend. That is such a sad story. Some people feel deeply connected to a tattoo such at that. They can be very powerful to many people.


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia Author

Gypsy, thank you so much my dear friend. I as well. I like the flowers done at the shoulders myself. An entire tree, not so much, but great art either way.


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

a wonderful Hub the lyricwriter I could read these all day :)


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

These are lovely too, so many to choose from. Very interesting history..Thank you Ricky..


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia Author

Hyp, thank you so much for the comment. Glad you liked them.


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia Author

Frank, thanks for dropping by my friend. I appreciate the comment. Your too kind:)


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia Author

AE, thanks again my dear. I always appreciate your many comments and kind words.


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Beth Francis 4 years ago from Missouri

I have a cherry blossom tattoo as well on my left rib cage. I only knew the meaning for it in Japan, but didn't know all of the other separate meanings. Thanks for sharing!


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia Author

Beth, thanks for taking the time to drop by. Great tattoo choice and I am glad you were able to find more meanings to the tattoo design. That is awesome.


letty 4 years ago

I have a cherry blossom tattoo in the back of my left ear...to my it means :3times blessed with my 3 children...but now I'm even more proud to have it on my body 4 ever.


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia Author

Letty, thanks for sharing your tattoo. Love the meaning behind yours. Tattoos are a great way to symbolize our everlasting love for our children. You can't go wrong that way.


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Jodah 20 months ago from Queensland Australia

What beautiful and diverse cherry blossom tattoos. I have always been a fan of cherry blossoms but hadn't seen many tattoos of them before. Well written hub with wonderful photos. Thanks for sharing.

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