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Anders - Maori koi

Added on May 3rd, 2009

Anders - Maori koi

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Bond of blood

Joaquin requested a big Maori styled koi (carp) to symbolize what family means to him, including some designs/values in it: the rose (perfection), family (the turtle inside the manta, similarly to our "ohana" tattoo, here too in a central position), the hammerhead shark (strength and tenacity), the haida eagle (fierceness) and a manaia (protection). The koi itself symbolizes perseverance ...

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