6 Types Of Japanese Dragon Tattoos To Consider




With its origin among the mythical folklores the Japanese dragon tattoo is a feast to the eyes of all tattoo buffs. Apart from the stunning beauty of these types of tattoos the mystical appearance of a dragon, which is symbolic of prosperity, represents good luck and source of wealth. The Japanese dragons represent the iconic symbol of fearlessness and freedom, both of which are very charismatic and attractive qualities.

Like the Biblical angels the Japanese dragon also carries the symbol of guardian ship. It provides a protective force over all those you is associated with it. Another meaning of the Japanese dragon in Japan is power and strength over the vanquished. It carries the symbol of supernatural power and wisdom in the Japanese society.

The colour assigned to a particular dragon has special meaning. The colour of this mythical creature depends on its parents. For example Green dragons are average and small and represent life and the earth. The black ones signify old age and wisdom. A yellow dragon represents the direction east while the Blue dragon represents west. The Golden dragon which is considered to the King of all dragons represents kindness, wisdom and prowess against all imminent dangers.

Finding the right dragon tattoos for you may be quite a daunting and uphill task. It's best to check free dragon tattoo sites on the net to get an idea of which one shall best represent your needs and correlate with your personality.

A small tip to follow in regards to these dragon tattoos is that it is advisable not to ink a dragon tattoo in an immediately visible area of your skin if you are worried about its exposure in a work environment. As dragon tattoos are very colourful, they often fade away once they are exposed to too much of sunlight.

In this article we shall inform you of the basic six forms of Japanese dragons which may help to select your dragon tattoos.

1. Sui-Riu is the king Dragon is the one who controls the natural forces.

2. Han-Riu the stripped dragon is the biggest dragon in its race.

3. Ri-Riu dragons are a rare breed and have amazing eye sight.

4. Ka-Riu is a brilliant bright red dragon but is a petite compared to the others.

5. Fuku-Riu is the dragon that brings luck and is often found in most of the dragon tattoos.

6. Hai-Riyo is a dragon bird and the most highly evolved dragon in its species. It's mythological land of origin lies in the main land of China and is often known as the Chinese dragon by the Japanese people.