The Sheng xiao, better known as Chinese Zodiac, is a scheme that relates each year to an animal and its reputed attributes, according to a 12-year cycle. It has wide currency in several East Asian countries besides China and Taiwan.
The Rat ( 子 ) was welcomed in ancient times as a protector and bringer of material prosperity. It is an animal associated with tenacity, fighting spirit, self-preservation, aggression, charm, charisma and yet also associated with death, the occult, torture, crimes, poverty, and disease.
Born in the years: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
Below you will find a gallery of inspirational images that will help you in your quest of creating the perfect Chinese Zodiac tattoo.
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