A short article on koi and what they have come to represent.
Koi fish have intrigued and inspired for centuries. They have been called “living jewels” and “swimming flowers” for their physical beauty. They are also rich with symbolic significance, especially in Asian cultures. The name “koi” is Japanese, but it is believed these large carp have origins in Eastern Asia, Persia and China. Koi can range in size significantly depending upon their aquatic environment. They’re adorned with bright colors that can include yellow, orange, gold, white, black, silver and a calico mix. The following are some of the meanings, myths, qualities and symbolism associated with koi fish:
Koi Fish: Symbolism and Spiritual Significance - Balance (buddhagroove.com)