Top 10 Tattoo Designs

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6. Fairy

Another popular design among females, the fairy represents magic and magical creatures. It represents fun and also the power to make wishes come true. Associated with feminists mostly, and being delicate, fairies bring love and joy to others.  They are often fancy and have elaborate designs.

 

7. Love Tattoos

They express love and devotion. It symbolises life and passion. It shows the heart is the seat of our emotions and has spiritual beliefs associated with it. Various love tattoos are the heart, lips, heart pierced by arrow, broken heart, cupid, eros and roses. Most of those who are in love, or have loved and lost want to immortalise the feeling. It is probably among the strongest emotions experienced by man which can bring immense joy or intense pain. It is often a life altering emotion and popular as a tattoo.

 

8. Dragon Tattoos

It shows the influence of the Chinese and Japanese culture. Popular with both men and women. They are creature to be feared and worshipped in eastern cultures. They represent the four elements like earth, water, wind, fire. They also represent the four points of the compass, North, South, East, West. They are symbols of fire, under water, earth and sky. The dragon’s temper according to mythology is neither good nor evil. Nature renews and destroys so does the dragon. They are also considered ‘cool’ tattoo designs.

 

9. Phoenix

The mythological bird of fire, the phoenix is known for its ability to burn itself and then rise from the ashes. It represents rebirth and resurrection. The phoenix myth is known to Middle East, India, Greek and Roman empires. It also expresses one’s hunger for immortality. The mythical and mystical nature of this bird makes it even more appealing to tattoo enthusiasts.

 

10. Kanji Tattoos

Most people like these tattoos, irrespective of knowing what they mean. Even those who have themselves tattooed with this design are often clueless of the meaning. These are mainly for aesthetic appeal more than anything else. They are Chinese words that have a meaning but are liked more for their shape and design rather than their meaning.

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