If you are looking for tattoo ideas that also have a deep meaning associated with them, these cute little koi fish female tattoos are here for you!
(These koi fish tattoo ideas will undoubtedly leave you fascinated)
If you are interested in aquatic animals, then surely you may also have heard of the beautiful koi fish.
The origins of koi fish can be traced back to Chinese culture and later to Japan. This fish is very valuable to people in both China and Japan.
Since koi fish originated in China and was later brought to Japan, this particular fish is the symbol of good luck and progress in Chinese and Japanese culture. This fish is also kept for decorative purposes due to its beauty. In China, the koi fish is considered lucky and is also respected by the people, while in Japan this fish is considered the symbol of strength, courage and progress. In these countries it is also believed that raising koi fish brings us luck and will help us overcome obstacles. These beautiful koi fish are colorful and can help ease our minds while also making us adore the true beauty of nature. All these beliefs originate from a beautiful mythical story in which koi fish embark on a journey and swim against the current of the yellow river. After swimming against the cruel current for some time, few fish admit defeat and return, but few continue their journey. Eventually they reach a waterfall and, impressed by their courage, God transforms them into a golden dragon.
This folk tale shows how much koi fish is related to the culture of both China and Japan. Koi fish are always present in the consciousness of the people of both China and Japan, and this fish gives them the courage, strength and determination to overcome any difficult obstacle.
Koi dragon fish tattoo
This full arm black dragon koi fish tattoo truly deserves a beauty award. This tattoo has successfully captured every detail of the koi dragon fish. In this tattoo, the dragon koi fish design is drawn in such a way that it looks like it is climbing on the hand, which exactly represents the idea of the fish swimming upstream. This dragon koi tattoo has black undertones on the fish’s face, fin and tail, which show the artist’s talent.
If you are hoping that people notice and learn the legend of koi fish then this black koi tattoo is the perfect choice.
Black Koi Fish Cherry Blossom Tattoo
This one koi fish waist tattoo has been dyed black and is surrounded by cherry blossoms. The koi fish is black in color and the cherry blossoms are red in color that coexist with each other in perfect harmony. You can’t even complain when such a well-chosen color choice has been made. In this tattoo, it looks like the black koi fish is swimming around the waist and swimming upstream while facing up. The cherry blossoms are designed with their stem, which is colored black and fits the theme perfectly. This koi fish tattoo design is perfectly incorporated into the waist with its commendable color scheme, which looks sublime.
If you want to sculpt something dual color and want it to look stunning, we highly recommend that you try it out without any hesitation.
Black and red Koi fish tattoo
This body art features two koi fish swimming in circles. It is drawn on the side of the calf muscle, which cannot lose people’s attention. This detailed koi tattoo design is truly unique in its own way. Two koi fish swim in an elegant black circle. This koi fish tattoo is beautiful with its black and red koi fish design on it.
If you want to sculpt a two-color combination tattoo that will turn heads, we have this two fish swimming body art for you.
Koi fish colorful tattoo
This colorful koi fish tattoo has a truly unique aura. In this tattoo, there is also a part around the corner where the water is sucked in and it looks like the koi swimming. This tattoo is on the hand just above the knee and will definitely look good for a koi fish placement on the thigh. There are many tattoo artists who ink koi fish tattoos or koi tattoos, but only a handful of them can ink something with such precision. This tattoo is inked without sparing any details. The tides, fins and scales of the fish are also perfectly crafted, as is the coloring. The coloring is done in a washed-out fashion that matches the whole image remarkably and, no doubt, it was done very carefully. The combination of different colors, such as blue, navy blue, red, yellow, black, white and brown, along with other distinct colors, complement each other perfectly.
If you want to show your love for powerful and colorful koi fish with a touch of ocean detail, this is what you should definitely look for.
Yin and Yang Koi Fish Tattoo
The yin yang symbol has a philosophical meaning where the black part of yin symbolizes negativity and the yang is considered positive. The Yin and yang symbol comes from China and these tattoos or we can say that the yin and yang koi fish tattoos are beautiful and meaningful at the same time. This tattoo design is undeniably stunning. This koi fish tattoo has one koi fish on the white side, which symbolizes yang, while the other on the dark side, represents yin, making it a complete yin yang symbol. This fish tattoo design shows fish swimming in a circle and there is a yin yang symbol in the middle. This tattoo reflects a very powerful philosophical meaning and is inked on the wearer’s arm.
If you are a philosopher and want to show the beauty of unity and harmony, this koi fish tattoo is perfect for you.
Japanese Koi fish tattoo
The Japanese koi fish is a vital part of Japanese culture and the koi fish is a symbol of good luck in this beautiful country. The potential use of different colors makes Japanese koi fish tattoos even more attractive. This particular koi fish tattoo among all koi tattoos has stolen the spotlight. This tattoo is inked on the hip and two koi fish are shown in a circle. This tattoo has a unique design and is filled with various colors. This is why these koi fish tattoos are some of the most striking koi tattoos around.
If you want to show your unconditional love for Japanese koi fish then this fish tattoo is what we have for you.
Red Koi fish tattoo
This red koi fish tattoo is inked on the shoulder. This koi fish tattoo has only one fish that can quickly grab anyone’s attention. The gold koi fish is inked with intricate detail which is why this koi fish tattoo is different from other koi fish tattoos.
If you want to show off your trendy tattoo in eye-catching colors, this tattoo is for you!
Black and white Koi fish tattoo
This black and white koi fish tattoo is inked on the hand. These gorgeous koi fish tattoos are particularly attractive, especially this tattoo with a text on it. This koi tattoo can grab people’s attention due to its unique placement.
Regardless of its colors, a koi fish tattoo will never let you down and will always make your tattoo stand out, just like this one here.
Forearm Koi fish tattoo
This koi tattoo is on the forearm and has been inked in red. There are more than one koi fish drawn in this koi tattoo with a black design and text on it. This koi tattoo is definitely attractive due to its unique combination of designs. The choice of colors, which is red and black, was also used very strategically.
If you’re into koi fish a little too much and are looking for a perfect koi tattoo to wear on your arm, this koi tattoo is the answer for you.
Koi fish tattoo on the back
This uniquely placed koi tattoo is undeniably attractive. This tattoo has been inked on the back and has two koi fish of different colors; Red and black. The finish on this particular tattoo is undoubtedly second to none. The way the artist designed the design is also praiseworthy and totally aesthetic. The two fish in this tattoo are reminiscent of the calmness of the fish swimming in their habitat. This tattoo is very simple but difficult to ink, considering the perfect use of a single color for each koi fish. Only a handful of artists are truly capable of inking such perfection-filled tattoos.
If you love koi fish and want to get a clean, minimal and aesthetic tattoo on your back, this tattoo is something you might want to consider on your next trip to the tattoo artist.
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