Women’s Shoulder Tattoos

Singapore Tattoo Show 2009

Here’s a shoulder tattoo for women. From the Singapore tattoo show this Asian inspired design features the much revered koi fish. Rounded out with a bit of text, and gentle shading, it makes a very feminine design without being too sucky

Check out this other magnificent koi fish tattoo and learn about the symbolism of the koi fish in tattoos, and the different types of koi.
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Tattoo Patterns of Zodiac Signs

Pisces Back

Get Tattoo patterns of zodiac signs at Chopper Tattoo. You won’t be unhappy with their ever growing database full of thousands of ideas.

Zodiac signs make particularly lovely tattoo patterns. Commemmorate the day of your birth. Here we have the Pisces symbol – 2 fish swimming in opposite directions. Pisces is the last sign in the zodiac

The Zodiac is made up of 12 different sun signs. Your birth date determines which one you are. Here are the 12 signs:

* Aries – March 21 – April 20
* Taurus – April 21 – May 21
* Gemini – May 22 – June 21
* Cancer – June 22 – July 22
* Leo – July 23 -August 21
* Virgo – August 22 – September 23
* Libra – September 24 – October 23
* Scorpio – October 24 – November 22
* Sagittarius – November 23 – December 22
* Capricorn – December 23 – January 20
* Aquarius – January 21 – February 19
* Pisces – February 20- March 20

This is a very pictorial depiction of Pisces zodiac sign and makes a lovely tattoo. But there are also much more symbolic depictions of the zodiac. These are ancient and international symbols. Pisces is at 2 oclock, above the ram head.

Tattoo Patterns of Zodiac Signs

More reasons your zodiac makes a great tattoo pattern. The Zodiac sun signs are grouped into four essential elements – Air, Water, Earth and Fire. When these are combined they create the world and allow theworld life to flourish. Each of the 12 astrology signs falls under a specific element

Pisces is of course a water sign.

A lot of people place a lot of value on the zodiac and believe your characteristics and personality traits of a person are due to the zodiac sun sign. That’s why it is a great personal symbol.

Take your time when choosing your tattoo. Beautiful Tattoo patterns of zodiac signs at Chopper Tattoo.

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Koi Dragon Arm Sleeve

Koi Dragon Inner Forearm Sleeve Colours

Koi Dragon Arm Sleeve with beautiful colours.

Dragons are popular in the orient. They are a symbol of  wisdom and longevity. The koi carp is a symbol of perseverance and courage. That is why koi and dragons make very popular tattoo subjects.

I love the beautiful colours on this tattoo. The details and shading on this arm sleeve tattoo are wonderful.

There’s nothing worse than rushing your tattoo choice. Take your time when choosing your tattoo – remember, you are going to have to love it the rest of your life.

flash tattoo from Chopper Tattoo

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Japanese Koi Tattoo On Your Back


This  back tattoo is stunning.

The Koi is a carp fish. And as usual, there are many meanings to a symbol, but in general, the koi is a symbol of courage and perseverance and strength. It means that you don’t give up or back down easily, and because of that, will succeed.

The koi is a popular fixture in Japanese myths and stories, where after great effort they are sometimes transformed into dragons.

Other traits associated with koi are wisdom, luck, and longevity. That is why the koi fish is a popular symbol in Chinese and japanese art, and the koi tattoo is a popular fish tattoo.


Remember, tattoo regret is pretty common. That’s why a lifetime memberships with a Tattoo gallery is a great idea – there’s no rushing when it comes to choosing your tattoo. Plus, you can use it for life – on your second, third …nth tattoo!

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