Roses and rose petals have long symbolized love and devotion. They are the ultimate sign of devotion and romance; however, there are other meanings to rose petals, depending on their color. Red rose petals symbolize love, passion and respect, and coral rose petals are associated with desire or lust. Purple or lilac rose petals mean love at first sight and enchantment.
The fan symbolizes friendship, respect, good wishes and a tattoo of a Japanese fan would symbolise a wish for unlimited success. The fan stands for many things, the handle of the fan symbolizes the beginning of life and the ribs are for the roads of life going out in all directions. They were used by warriors as a form of weapon, actors and dancers for performances, and children as a toy. Shoot Charlie Pycraft/Paul Ashby Mistress Heelena by Makeup Carlee Candice Harrod