Peony Tattoos

Peony Meaning Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

The Peony is a flower with a history of cultivation and veneration that goes back thousands of years. In Japan and China, the peony is a floral symbol with meaning on par with the Chrysanthemum, the Lotus and the Cherry Blossom. The Peony is regarded as a symbol of wealth, and remember in both China and Japan, stone lions are used to guard palaces and homes, temples and sacred places, so the pairing of the peony with the lion in tattooing is no accident.

Peony Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

As a tattoo design, the peony symbolizes wealth, prosperity, and good fortune. According to Japanese tattooing tradition, peonies also symbolize daring, risk taking and the gambler’s or Samurai’s devil-may-care approach to life. A gambler’s next bet may be his last, a true Samurai according to the Code of Bushido, or The Way of the Warrior, lives each day as if it may be his last.

Black and White Peony Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

The peony is a potent symbol of beauty, of the fragility and fleeting nature of existence and the knowledge that acquiring great rewards comes only by taking great risks.

Japanese Peony Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

Japanese Peony Tattoo

Peony Flower Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

Peony Flower Tattoo

Peony Flower Tattoo Designs - Peony Tattoos

Peony Flower Tattoo Designs

Peony Flower Tattoo Meaning - Peony Tattoos

Peony Flower Tattoo Meaning

Peony Flower Tattoos - Peony Tattoos

Peony Flower Tattoos

Peony Japanese Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

Peony Japanese Tattoo

Peony Tattoo Black and Grey - Peony Tattoos

Peony Tattoo Black and Grey

Peony Tattoo Design - Peony Tattoos

Peony Tattoo Design

Peony Tattoo Designs - Peony Tattoos

Peony Tattoo Designs

Peony Tattoo Meaning - Peony Tattoos

Peony Tattoo Meaning

Peony Tattoo Shoulder - Peony Tattoos

Peony Tattoo Shoulder

Peony Wrist Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

Peony Wrist Tattoo

Small Peony Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

Small Peony Tattoo

Tattoo Peony - Peony Tattoos

Tattoo Peony

Traditional Peony Tattoo - Peony Tattoos

Traditional Peony Tattoo