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Twisted Tattoo
(605) 651-4611
321 35th St. S
Brookings, SD
 
Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128b Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Affinity Body Art
(605) 334-1635
2005 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Tattooing By Gypsy
(605) 334-6683
1443 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Body Canvas Studio
(605) 412-0008
1235 Wisconsin Ave. Sw
Huron, SD
 
Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128B Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Permanent Addictions Tattoo
(605) 373-0123
805 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Tombstone Tattoos
(605) 737-4337
916 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
 
Black Hills Tattoos
(605) 399-2929
615 1/2 Riley Ave
Rapid City, SD
 
Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128b Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 

Crane tattoos

Crane tattoo meaningsCrane Tattoos - Throughout the Far East, the crane is considered an auspicious bird and is known variously as the bird of happiness, the heavenly crane, and bird of peace. In Japan, after the Second World War, origami (folded paper) cranes became a symbol of peace and hope. As a tattoo motif, the crane can be a symbol of grace, wisdom, peace, and love of life. Although occasionally confused with Storks and Herons, Cranes are a unique family of birds all their own.

The crane was the bird of Apollo, the sun god, and its dance was the dance of joy and the celebration of life. Ancient Greeks recorded the migrations of the crane, their triangular formation and their loud cries helping to keep the flock together. It was much admired for its orderly conduct and endurance. Of all the birds, the crane is the only one that flies non-stop between destinations. From observing the crane's regular migration, one could tell that spring or autumn were approaching.

Cranes are part of a unique family of birds.

Said to be the oldest bird on the earth, the crane has captured the human imagination with its beauty, longevity, and intelligence. Legends and myths have grown up around this elegant bird in all five continents where it dwells. Of the large variety of this species, the Japanese crane is probably the most universally recognizable with its gorgeous red crown set upon a cloak of white feathers. It stands almost 5 feet high with a wing span of more than six feet, inspiring tales of protecting the vulnerab...

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