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Chinese Dragon Tattoo Design

By: Sarah Nelson On: 6:34 AM
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    By Graeme Wheeler

    It is believed that a mythical creature developed appearance of the totem poles from many different tribes in China. It also merged the tribes, the different features of the dragon took the emergence of the figure. Chinese dragon is believed to have evolved over time to integrate the features of 9 animals to become a mythical creature it is today. These features include:



    • Horns of a deer.

    • Chairman of the sentences

    Eye • the devil

    • neck of a snake

    • Stomach of clams

    • the balance of fish, sea bream

    • from the claws of eagle

    • tiger slippers.

    Ears • cow



    The combination of these features together and you have the Chinese dragon, a very popular tattoo design through the ages until now and forever.

    It is common to many Middle Eastern images of the Chinese dragon to show the pearl or thunder the ball under the chin - and represents good luck and wisdom. Some pictures also show the Chinese dragon with wings of bats, although the Dragons are able to fly without wings.

    Chinese dragon tattoo meanings

    Chinese dragon tattoo dates back to centuries, which adds to its appeal and mystic. It is a symbol of mystery, strength, wisdom and good faith. This is the dragon good luck and significantly associated with a number nine, and there are nine sections of the dragon. The qualities and loyalty to the courage and strength.



    Chinese dragon is a mythical creature of God, which is still evil spirits. They have a strong relationship with the authorities in China. And declare itself a Chinese "Long De Chuan Ren" or the descendants of the dragon because when the first Emperor Huang Di died, (which was considered by the Chinese, ancestor), legend has it turned into a dragon and a rose into the sky. This leads to the Chinese dragon to become a symbol of power and imperial power. Five fingers the Chinese dragon was reserved for the emperor alone. That the peasants would wear these symbols to be put to death.

    These creatures have 117 tables, 81 of these tables Yang (positive) and 36 of Yin (negative), and the dragon is a creature Yang.



    Legend says that the dragon originated in China and spread throughout the region, and get as far as Japan. The Chinese Dragon and five fingers, and Korean dragon has four fingers, and as you get further away, such as Japan, and the dragon and three toes. It was not possible for dragons to go beyond Japan and lose any fingers more than that.

    Chinese dragon is believed to have the power to control the water, such as seas, rivers, waterfalls and the like. Water flows associated with the rise of a dragon. When he spoke of droughts or floods, it was common to have the sacrifices made by the dragon to placate them. Legend has it that the dragon has the ability to drag and drop burst of rain. If they are angry, they can cause flooding.

    Beauty of design, coupled with a stunning red, black and green colors make the Chinese dragon tattoo design are very popular.



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