The Chinese symbols are very simple, yet highly effective. Like tribal tattoos, they rely on simple black line work and this always works exceptionally well when applied to the skin. There are more symbols to choose from than you could ever imagine and if you like the look of these Chinese tattoo designs, you’re bound to find one that ticks all the right boxes for you.
There is a certain ‘Je ne sais quoi’ about the look of Chinese tattoo designs. Although 99% of people wouldn’t have a clue what the specific Chinese tattoo designs symbol stands for, sometimes this doesn’t seem to matter – Chinese symbols are so vastly different from our style of writing, they are definitely very appealing. This brings us on to a crucial point here: the fact that most people really don’t know what the symbol means in the first place. Unless you have a close acquaintance that is completely proficient in translating Chinese symbols, you will be placing a lot of trust in the tattoo parlous when you have a piece done, under the belief that it means what you want it to.
There are plenty of stories around where someone has had a Chinese tattoo done that have a completely different meaning to what was initially intended. Sometimes massively wrong to the point where it causes a Chinese-speaker offense. With this in mind, it is crucial that you research the meaning of the symbol before you have it tattooed. Rely on more than one resource to check accuracy. Even with this easily sorted dilemma, Chinese tattoo designs are still absolutely great. The piece can incorporate as many symbols as you like: from a solitary symbol to a line of them to cover a larger expanse of the body.
They can be placed anywhere on the body that you like and are a great way of filling in awkward spaces in larger pieces.Chinese tattoo designs are one of the most unisex genres of body art that you will ever find. They have an androgynous air about them that will neither look too masculine or feminine. You can therefore opt for this style of piece without having to worry about comments from others – not that you should anyway if you’re drawn to a certain style.