Paper crane tattoos are among the most popular origami tattoos, having a lovely appearance and a rich symbolism.
The cranes captured the imagination of mankind and have become important symbols in many cultures due to their beauty, elegance, longevity and intelligence. The crane is a monogamous bird, remaining with its pair for life, thus becoming a symbol of fidelity and love.
Throughout the Far East, the crane is considered a bird that brings good luck and is known as the “bird of happiness” or “bird of peace”. In Asian culture, it is believed that cranes live 1,000 years and are a symbol of long life.
In Japan, after the Second World War, origami cranes became a symbol of peace and hope. It is a tradition for people to fold paper cranes as a sign of peace, health, and prosperity.
In tattoo art, paper crane tattoos serve as a symbol of peace, joy, prosperity and also as a symbol of protection. It is also a great way to express your calm nature.
For those who are at peace and want a symbol of it inked on their skin, we made a list bellow with the most beautiful paper crane tattoos. Hope you will enjoy!