Tattoo lovers are gaga about tattoos and feel compelled to decorate their bodies with symbols or designs which hold a deep significance for them. It is an emotional, spiritual, physical and mental experience which symbolises their ideals. Meaningful tattoo designs are much more than just being a trendy and cool fashion statement – they have inner meanings that are inspiring, fun or thought provoking. Here are a few tattoos and their meaning:
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Star tattoos are symbols of hope and truth. They represent a bright light shining in the dark. Usually chosen by people who have seen tough times in life.
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Butterflies are beautiful and symbols of metamorphosis, change and rebirth. Japanese people believe that the butterfly tattoo design stands for a person’s soul. The meaning of the designs depicting two butterflies, according to the Chinese, is love.
Tattoos and their meaning can inspire you to get one of their own. The angel tattoo stands for protection and guidance for the person.
Om is the visual representation of the primordial sound according to Hindu Mythology. The graceful curves going upward and downward signify the cycle of life. Om is one of those meaningful tattoo designs which are always popular.
Wings are a symbol of freedom. It’s a favourite tattoo of people who are free spirited, those who cannot be bound to anyone or any place. Wing tattoos are of all sizes, tiny as well as big.
The phases of the moon symbolise continuous change and a reminder of the inconsistency of life and that life comes full circle.
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These exquisite flowers are popular and are usually colored or filled with black ink. They symbolize beauty, love and passion.
The meaning of the designs of heart tattoos is passion and love. Mostly the name of the lover is etched within the tattoo as well, but whether that is wise is debatable. Permanent tattoos are tough to get rid of, so do not be impulsive and tattoo the name of your present boyfriend or girlfriend.
This tattoo was made famous by celebrities and is catching on now. Wheels, birds, feathers and inspirational quotes make up this tattoo. It’s considered to be a catcher of bad dreams and letting good dreams come to you.
Tattoos are symbols which are tiny or huge but have powerful meaning for the person who has them. They are inspiring as well as beautiful works of body art.