Bird tattoos are quite common in the art of tattooing and are greatly used by both women and men. Apart from their aesthetic and pleasing appearance, bird tattoo designs are tempting with their symbolism too.
Bird tattooing has a memorable history that dates back to the beginning of traditional American tattooing. Sailors used to get a swallow tattoo so that everyone would know the fact that they were sailors. They thought that if they drowned, the swallows would take their souls to heaven.
Today, bird tattoos represent more than just seafaring meanings. It is a sign of freedom, travel and bravery. It is an outburst of your freedom-loving soul expressed in the form of a gorgeous design. Just as each bloom has its own interpretation and definition, bird tattoos have different denotations too. For example, the dove is known all over the world as a sign of peace. As a tattoo, it also means peace and purity. And the wonderful phoenix tattoo symbolises rebirth, a new beginning and a new opportunity.
Bird tattoos are famous for their adaptability and can adorn any part of your body. If you are a fan of small tattoos, you can depict a this tattoo design on the back of your ear or on your hand. And if you don’t avoid voluminous designs, then you can choose a large and bright tattoo and use it to decorate your back, for example. These tattoos are tempting in any style.
Bird Tattoo Depicted with Other Images
The drawing of the bird makes an excellent mixture with the flowery design. By depicting freedom, allure and courage in one sketch, you own an ink with a very mighty and rich content.
Bird designs blended with geometric images are interesting too. They can be colourful or with a black outline.
Below you can see the most beautiful collection of these tattoos.