10 Pretty Paper Crane Tattoos

By minerva - 
10 Pretty Paper Crane Tattoos

These 10 pretty paper crane tattoos will fascinate and indulge you into the awesome art of Origami and its history.
The Japanese word, "Origami" means two different things: "Ori" means "to fold" and "Kami" means "Paper" (kami changes to gami because of rendaku). The history of Origami dates back to the invention of paper. One of the most famous Japanese Origami designs is the Japanese crane. The Crane was believed to be auspicious in Japanese culture. Ancestors believed that one who folds a thousand paper cranes will have their heart's desires come true. The Japanese crane is also believed to be a symbol of peace.
Tattoo by Mulie Addlecoat
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Colorful paper crane tattoo by Mariusz Trubiz
Cool rendition of the paper crane tattoo by Hollywood, Skintricate Tattoo Company
Nice line and dotwork paper crane tattoo by Bicem Sinik
Cool idea of a paper crane tattoo
The Crane is an elegant bird and makes for an elegant tattoo
It's fun to do Origami with different kinds and prints of paper
Isn't it awesome how one can turn a piece of paper into a work of art?!
Tattoo by Sasha Unisex
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