Tattoos(Body Art) are permanent markings in the skin made by way of ink and needles. Once ink is deposited into the second layer of skin known as the dermis, the wound scabs over and the skin heals to expose a design under the new layer.
Here are some Popular Tattoos and their hidden meanings :-
1. Star Tattoos
As a light shining in the darkness, the star is often considered a symbol of truth, of the spirit and of hope. The symbol of the star embodies the concept of the divine spark within each of us. Their nocturnal nature leads stars to represent the struggle against the forces of darkness and the unknown.
2. Wing Tattoos
Some of the more popular reasons for wearing angel wing tattoos as body art are; as a memorial, a love for angels, spiritual meanings and of course just for the plain beauty of body art.
3. Crown Tattoos
The crown symbolizes an individual’s sovereignty over their own existence, belief, power, royalty, judgment and performance.
4. Semicolon Tattoo
“A semicolon is used when an author could’ve chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to. The author is you and the sentence is your life.”
People all over the world are tattooing this mark as a reminder of their struggle, victory, and survival.
5. Feather Tattoos
Feather tattoos are another design which is popular with girls and different feathers symbolize different meanings. Crow feather symbolizes death in many mythologies, while a dove feather carries peace and serenity. The most common feather design is of a peacock feather since its beautiful, colourful and also meaningful.
6. Sun Tattoo
The sun is popularly seen as a life-giver: meaning fertility and rebirth. The sun can also symbolize new beginnings, endurance and strength.
7. Dreamcatcher Tattoo
These designs catches all the good-dreams and trap the bad-dreams in its web, they ward off evil spirits and bad luck. They are seen as a good luck charm and hope that these will help to bring people success, good fortune and happiness.
8. Anchor Tattoos
They symbolize stability, journeys, strong foundations. They remind people to stay grounded.
9. Eye Of Horus Tattoo
This Egyptian symbol, also known as the “Eye of Ra” or “The All seeing Eye,” serves as a symbol of protection and healing.
10. Ribbon Bow Tattoos
Common meaning and symbolism that is associated with bow tattoos is about sharing and giving, the present time, female power, expertise, a hug, and a gift of love.
Generally, pink bow tattoos are for breast cancer and yellow for the troops.
11. Moon Tattoos
Moon tattoos represent eternity, mystery, energy, life, time, divinity, dreams, magic and intuition.
12. Paw Tattoos
Paw tattoos depends on the kind of paw: Dog prints are generally a symbol of strength and pride. Cat paws are often a cute symbol of playfulness, or even a symbol of cunning and wit depending on the size of the paw.
13. Infinity Tattoo
Depending on your reason for getting this tattoo, that can mean everlasting love, everlasting life, or even everlasting rebirth.
14. Snowflake Tattoo
Snowflakes are also a symbol of purity and innocence.
15. Key Tattoo
The key could represent happiness from sadness, hope from despair, and many other aspects.
16. Compass Tattoo
It represents the guidance every person needs and a sense of direction for finding what we are looking for. A compass tattoo stands for protection and security.
17. Diamond Tattoo
Diamond tattoos signify invincible beauty and power.