Dove Tattoo Meanings

If you’re looking for a tattoo that exemplifies love, grace, and positivity, it’s hard to go wrong with the dove. Doves have been an extremely popular subject for tattoos even before the art of ink hit the mainstream. Most of the time, dove tattoos are tied to heavily Christian themes (a little more on that […]

Compass Tattoo Meanings

No matter where in the world you are, it’s pretty hard to walk into a tattoo studio and not find a tattoo of a compass on someone. Compasses are one of the more common ink designs, and with good reason. They’re universal to just about every society on Earth, and are associated with nothing but […]

Lotus Flower Tattoo Meaning

Lotus flowers are an incredibly popular subject for tattoos, and with good reason. They are one of the most beautiful flowers in nature, and are heavily symbolic for many cultures. The lotus is an especially important symbol in several religions, including Buddhism, Shintoism, Taoism, and Hinduism. It’s often said that the lotus is to the […]

Arrow Tattoo Meanings

Let’s face it… archers are cool. Some of the most awesome characters in pop culture have been archers, like Legolas, Katniss Everdeen, Hawkeye, or Merida from “Brave.” The upsurge in popular bow-wielding characters is at least partially responsible for the recent increase of arrow-based ink, but arrow tattoos have a wealth of symbolism that make […]

Butterfly Tattoo Meaning

It is an essentially universal truth that butterflies are seen around the world as icons of nature’s beauty, and they have been highly sought after as tattoo subjects for nearly as long as the art form has been around. The meaning of butterfly tattoos extends far beyond just the concept of beauty, though; they can […]

Feather Tattoo Meaning

Feathers have always been a popular choice for tattoo designs, either on their own or incorporated into larger pieces. Feather symbolism spans over many cultures, though it is particularly strong in Native American culture. Most Native Americans are Animists, meaning that they believe that every part of nature – humans, animals, plants, the earth, etc. […]

Egyptian Tattoo Meanings

Egyptian Tattoo MeaningsFrom the mighty pyramids to the all seeing Eye of Horus, Egyptian art and symbolism can be seen in many modern tattoos.  These images held their meaning through the millennia since the Egyptian empire fell and interestingly have come to be a major theme for tattoos around the world. Quick Navigation Egyptian Tattoo […]

Cherry Blossom Tattoo Meaning

Cherry Blossom Tattoo MeaningThere are few sights so breathtakingly beautiful yet staggeringly brief as the cherry blossom tree in bloom. Throughout Asia and beyond, families and loving couples wait patiently for the one week when the trees bloom in a festival of whites, pinks and even reds. To walk among the blooming cherry blossoms in […]