For some people giraffes are more than just a third grade book report topic. These elegantly lanky creatures represent peace, vision, determination, patience, and beauty. Their long bodies make for some truly remarkable ink. Here are some of our favorite giraffe tattoos for those of you who identify with the mysterious creatures and for those who think they’re just pretty. Read More
It’s absolutely no questions that Harry Potter fans take the series seriously. So seriously, in fact, that Harry Potter tattoos of all sorts are incredibly popular. A quick Instagram hashtag search reveals that there are over 15,000 photos tagged #harrypottertattoo, and Pinterest shows off even more results. It appears that HP fans are more than willing to express their love for Harry, Ron, and Hermione on their skin for the rest of their lives.
First popularized in the age of antiquity around 3500 BCE the harp was an instrument of choice in Asia, Europe and Africa. Hitting its peak popularity in Middle Age Europe and the height of the Renaissance the harp was seen as an elegant instrument that was both appealing to the eyes and the ears. Harps today come in all shapes and sizes and some even come in the shape of a kickass tattoo.
Harp tattoos take this classic instrument and create some enchanting and colorful tattoos. Not just a tattoo for music loves harp tattoos have a real good look to them that makes them perfect for anyone after an eye-catching tattoo. Enjoy these harp tattoos and let the classy ink both inspire and please! Read More
Money being the method of transaction in most situations, it was exciting to discover tremendous creativity in the various tattoo designs of U.S. currency and money symbols. What was particularly compelling was the creation of other themes using paper money, such as a rose and a boat, as you’ll see below. There is also a very cool image of the dollar sign tattoo using other elements to create the look. The back of U.S. currency also has some interesting features, and the tattoo design of the pyramid looks great. With the shape of the U.S. dollar being rectangular and flexible, it allows for a variety of designs which also add flexibility to the mix. Read More
Panther tattoos have always been popular among tattoo enthusiasts because of their unique symbolic qualities and powerful statement. A large aggressive cat, the panther has many facets that lend to its intrigue and mystery. Although the panther tattoo is most often a full-body image, some people choose to get a detailed drawing of the panther’s head or itsclaws. Read More
Flowers are a favorite theme for tattoo artists to play with, and whether it is for their shapes, colors, textures, or patterned looks, floral theme tattoos have a very artistic effect. The flower designs go beautifully with the delicate female form, so they make for popular tattoo ideas for women. The large petaled magnolia comes in a variety of colors that makes for great tattoo designs. The best part of Magnolia Tattoos is that they can be inked on different parts of the body in combinations with other themes like leaves and fish as a creative expression. Read More
Native American tattoos are a great way for the natives to enjoy their culture as they recognize their heritage. The earliest settlers in the US are well known for their symbolic tattoos that they still identify with till today. The Native Americans were deeply spiritual and the ancient tribal tattooing was often done as a part of religious practice. The common Native American tattoo designs included animals, birds and reptiles that were often tattooed with the clan name of the wearer incorporated. Read More
Castle tattoos can be some of the most detailed tattoo designs in the world when done correctly. The castle tattoo is not a mainstream tattoo, but due to the many variations and designs, there’s a popularity for this unique tattoo. Castle tattoo designs can include a variety of different elements within a castle, as well as dozens of different associations. Castle designs make for a great tattoo theme because of this. As you’ll learn, castle tattoos are very versatile as a tattoo symbol, giving the artist and wearer plenty to consider. Read More
The concept and the idea of mermaid tattoos has always been attributed to sailors of the earliest centuries and folklore. They were the ones who made this really beautiful and mythical creature known to people, which over time, has been incorporated into millions of tattoo designs. The origin of the tales surrounding this alluring and mysterious creatures have traveled throughout time and have strengthened with each reported sighting of them. Even today, in the age of YouTube, more and more people are trying to capture real life footage of these amazing creatures on tape to prove to the world that they are more than just a fantasy tattoo design.