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Peony Tattoos And Designs-Peony Tattoo Meanings And Ideas

Updated on August 26, 2013
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

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Peony tattoo designs can be associated to Pacific themed tattoo designs. The Peony is a symbolic flower in China and Japan.
Peony tattoo designs can be associated to Pacific themed tattoo designs. The Peony is a symbolic flower in China and Japan.

Peony Tattoos

Peony tattoos can be designed in several different ways. Peony tattoos are a very popular flower tattoo. Peony tattoos are very popular among women. Peony tattoo designs are also worn by men, one of the few flowers that men would sport. Peony tattoo designs can portray the peony alone, but it is commonly portrayed with other symbol and elements. The beautiful peony flower tattoo is also rich in symbolic meaning. Peony tattoo designs portray the peony flower in deep shades of red, white, pink, and yellow. Peony tattoo designs can be designed in several different sizes. Due to this, they can nearly be tattooed anywhere on the body. The peony flower is also a popular choice in Japanese and Chinese themed tattoo designs.

The peony flower is a powerful symbolic symbol to China and Japan. The peony has been a part of both cultures for centuries. Peonies are also called "botan." In each culture, the peony is often paired with the Japanese lion known as "Shishi." Together, they represent balance, the balance of beauty and power. This is similar to the balance of the yin and yang. According to the Japanese culture, the lion is controlled and tamed by the beauty of the peony.

In this article, we will discuss peony tattoos and peony tattoo designs. We will also review peony tattoo meanings and you will have the opportunity to view several peony tattoo designs pictures below. In the end, we hope that you find ideas and inspiration for your next tattoo design.

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Peony Tattoo Meanings

Peony tattoo meanings can represent many different things. Meanings of the peony tattoo can symbolize several attributes. The peony tattoo does hold symbolic importance to the men and women that wear this tattoo. Peony tattoos can represent many different meanings. Remember though, in the end, your peony tattoo represents what you want it too. With saying that, below, you can find the meanings behind the peony tattoo.

  • Beauty
  • Fragility
  • Wealth
  • Good Luck
  • Good Fortune
  • Prosperity
  • Risk
  • Daring
  • Healing
  • Spirituality
  • Wisdom

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Peony Tattoo Designs

Peony tattoo designs can be designed in a variety of different ways. Peony tattoo designs can portray the peony flower alone or with other symbols and elements. Traditionally, the peony was deep red. Over time, you can now find peonies in shades of white, orange, pink, and yellow. Peony flower tattoo designs can even portray the peony in blue and purple also. Due to this, you should be able to choose any color that you wish. If you're into flower color symbolism, you may want to choose a meaningful color that represents you.

Peonies are a popular choice when it comes to Japanese and Chinese themed tattoo designs. There are several appropriate symbols that can be designed with the peony. Peony tattoo designs can include koi fish, dragons, panda bears, and tigers. As for flowers, peony tattoo designs can portray cherry blossoms, lotus, and chrysanthemum. Japanese characters, Chinese characters, Geisha, and Samurai can also be designed within peony tattoo designs. Due to this, there are plenty of options with peony tattoos.

The peony is beautiful, alone or with other symbols and elements. It all depends on what you are looking for. If you don't want to include the Japanese and Chinese theme within your peony flower tattoo design, there are other symbols that can be chosen. Alternatively, you can choose any symbol that you wish. If your not sure, you could choose butterflies, dragonflies, fairies, ladybugs, or the swallow. You may want to also consider adding other flowers for some type of floral tattoo design, such as the rose, lotus, sunflower, lily, or daffodil.

The peony and Japanese lion together is known as "Karajishi." If your looking for a meaningful Japanese tattoo, then you may want to choose the Karajishi tattoo. As mentioned above, this tattoo represents the perfect balance of beauty and power. If this tattoo design brings meaning to you, it may be worth considering. There are a variety of different symbols that can be combined to represent balance. It may be worth looking into if you are interested in such tattoos.

Please be sure to view all the peony tattoo designs in this article. This can benefit you for a few different reasons. First, it gets you familiar with what peony tattoo designs look like. This way, you know what to expect when looking through pictures or stencils. You can also gain ideas and inspiration for your peony tattoo design. There may be a symbol, element, or art style that you didn't consider at first.

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There are some important things that you want to remember before you get your peony tattoo or any tattoo. Make sure that you take the time to research your tattoo. You want to make sure that you completely understand what your tattoo represents and stands for. You don't want to get inked and find out later that your tattoo represents something different from what you first thought. However, in the end, your tattoo represents what you want it too.

Don't rush to get inked! Men and women that get tattooed on an impulse usually regret their tattoo later on down the road. Don't make this same mistake. Take the time to research your tattoo and make sure you get exactly what you want. Remember, you are going to wear this for the rest of your life. You don't want to go through the process of laser removal and cover ups. They take up time and will cost you money.

If you feel that the peony tattoo is not for you or you want to view more tattoos, please feel free to follow the links below. Below, you will find more tattoo symbols, designs, ideas, and meanings. As always, thanks for your visit! If you have any suggestions, comments, or questions, please leave them below.

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    • Frank Atanacio profile image

      Frank Atanacio 

      6 years ago from Shelton

      welcome back tattoo guy! LOL these are so nice I like the oriental fan a lot but this one just passed that one voted up bro :)

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I love peonys, mine are in full bloom now, red and white with pink centers. Thank you for the research....


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