Symbolism in Japan is a big part of the culture.

Japanese Symbols

Symbolism and elements of nature are frequently seen in Japanese art. In this section, you will find several Japanese symbols and their meanings.

best-friend.jpg (3540 bytes)This symbol means Best Friend in ancient Kanji-Japanese magic-spell.jpg (3289 bytes)This ancient Japanese symbol means Magic Spell in ancient Kanji Japanese
black-panther.jpg (3342 bytes)This ancient kanji Japanese symbol means Black Panther guardian-deity.jpg (3983 bytes)Symbol for Guardian Deity

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By the Artist – David Weiztman and Ka Gold Jewelry


Shinto (Torii gate) ring Japanese crane ring basho tsuba
Shinto (Torii gate) ring Japanese crane ring Basho Tsuba


spriritual-strength.jpg (3809 bytes)Ancient Japanese kanji symbol for Spiritual Strength good-fortune.jpg (3444 bytes)Ancient Japanese symbol for Good Fortune.
black-sheep.jpg (3934 bytes)Ancient Japanese symbol for Black Sheep supernatural-power.jpg (4036 bytes)Ancient Japanese symbol for Supernatural Power.


beauty symbolJapanese symbol for beauty
japanese brother symbolJapanese symbol for Brother
dream symbolJapanese symbol for Dreams
father symbolJapanese symbol for Father
fire symbolJapanese symbol for Fire
luck symbolJapanese symbol for Luck
love symbol japaneseJapanese symbol for Love
mother symbolJapanese symbol for Mother
harmony symbolJapanese symbol for Harmony
music symbolJapanese symbol for Music