Chrysanthemum is one of the most cultivated flowering plants and a popular plant of the daisy family. Like many other flowers, chrysanthemum also becomes one of design elements for tattooing. Among the flower tattoos, chrysanthemum Tattoo is getting more and more popular, and there are many reasons for people to love the flower.
The word chrysanthemum is said to come from Greek words chrysos meaning gold and anthemon meaning flower. In China, the chrysanthemum is one of the “Four Gentlemen” among flowers along with the plum blossom, orchid, and bamboo. It signifies nobility. As it is also one of the four seasonal flowers, chrysanthemum also signifies life and rebirth.
In Japan, chrysanthemum is regarded as ‘solar flower’. Chrysanthemum becomes a symbol of the Emperor and Imperial family. In Europe the chrysanthemum is a symbol of sympathy.
Despite of the intricate design, chrysanthemum Tattoos are mostly inked on sleeves, shoulder in bright colors. Chrysanthemum Tattoo often come with other designing elements, which produces varieties of tattoo ideas. Here is the collection of 40 beautiful designs.