| Today Koi are bred in every country and considered to be the most popular fresh-water ornamental pond fish and are often referred to as being "living jewels" or "swimming flowers".
Koi were developed from common carp in Japan in the 1820s, and are still popular there because they are a symbol of love and friendship. A variety of colors and color patterns have since been developed; common colors include white, black, red, yellow, blue, and cream.
embroidery koi paintings were 100% silk hand
embroidered paintings with silk threads.
have many more koi designs for silk embroideries. If
you are interested in learning more about hand
embroidered silk koi paintings, please feel free to
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