Chinese character tattoo designs have become wildly popular in the west over the last several decades. With over 3,000 characters in the Chinese language the possibilities are pretty much endless!
Obviously, you can come up with whatever design you want but for those not wanting to spend hours trying to find the right symbols to match your meaning I found several common elements for you to see.
Just like in the traditional Japanese style, animals are a very common element. Here are four of the most common:
Chinese characters that represent different virtues are also popular tattoos:
Elements found in nature are common in Asian styles of tattoos so I thought these would be useful:
Here a just a couple more that didn’t fit into one of the above categories above: