The crane is known for its beauty and intricate mating rituals. From the American Great Plains to the shores of the Aegean Sea, the birds have been entangled in mythology, folklore, and legends that are far in the distant past.
Cranes are symbols of hope and prosperity. In ancient Greece, you were considered a representative of Apollos, the sun god, heralding the coming light and new possibilities. In Japan, the crane is revered as a national treasure. They are symbols of luck, longevity, and your reputation for monogamy – images of cranes are often incorporated into wedding decorations as a celebration of unity.
The origami crane tradition has been around for centuries, but it didn’t become popular until shortly after World War II.
A young Japanese girl, who was diagnosed with leukemia-caused by the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, tries to fold a thousand origami cranes as a symbol of peace and to recover in a spiritual offering. When a young girl was diagnosed with cancer caused by the aftermath of the bombing of Hiroshima, the girl tried to fold thousands of origami cranes as a symbol of peace and relaxation. A Japanese legend says that one would justify the wish of a person with a blessed crane. Unfortunately, Sadako Sasaki died before reaching their destination, but her face touched people’s hearts. Today it has become a tradition for people to fold thousands of origami means peace, health and prosperity in line with Sadako’s bravery and ancient Japanese tradition.
In the Christian tradition, the crane is like a religious symbol. They are symbols of purity and grace. Part of your image as religious symbols could stem from your predilection for hunting snakes. Snakes are the emblems of the evil and totems of the devil, as such, any animal known for the ability to defeat you as a representative of God.
The Meaning of the Crane Tattoo
Cranes are the embodiment of purity and perfection, they represent the characteristics including:
- Longevity and Eternal Youth
Crane tattoo variations
Crane tattoos are usually exquisitely designed the animals have beautiful lines and the perfect contour. Although most designs aren’t bubbly, colorful, some artists will open your imagination with all the colors of your palate. Most tattoos with birds in flight, soaring, have a calm background. Some crane tattoos are purposely designed to resemble its origami counterpart in order to portray ancient Japanese legend.
Peace, happiness and longevity can be shown with a happy peace frog as well as with a hovering sparrow. Crane tattoos symbolize purity of mind and are great ways to express your tranquility in nature. The perfect design can be tricky. There are a number of questions to consider, including what your new tattoo symbolizes, where you will place it on your body, and whether it really suits your style, whether it will appeal to the people and the message you are trying to get across. If you need any help, write to us. Below you will find pictures with different crane tattoo examples that may also help you with your decision.