Tattoos, being a part of human and world culture and it can be found in just about every part of the world. One of the most common and meaningful is the dragon tattoo. The dragon is a traditional type of tattoo originally used by ancient tribes from various countries for showing life experience as well as social status. Modern tattoo spreads wider and wider but people can make sure that culture of every country can also be express in the tattoo. People can see the design. Over time the dragon grew to incorporate different meanings with various differing interpretations in western and eastern cultures.
Oriental Dragon Tattoo and Western and Eastern Influences
The Dragon is a mythological creature and can be found in eastern and western culture. It brings both a beautiful as well as a fearsome look. In the West the dragon sometimes has a strength or fear related meaning, such as being a symbol of power or physical strength. Meanwhile, the dragon in the east has positive meaning focused more on luck or good fortune.
Oriental cultures such as in Japan and China have a very strong connection with the dragon and will use the image of an oriental dragon. Mythical powers can also be symbolized. for instance, in Japan, there is the king dragon which will control rain, and in China, there is horned dragon which brings a meaning of protection.