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  • Everything you ever wanted to know about British soccer player David Beckham's tattoos. Learn what his tattoos mean, see pictures of the tattoos on his arms, chest, back and torso, and more.

    David Beckham's Tattoos

    David Beckham's Tattoos

    by Raye76

  • First and foremost, let's understand the difference between swallows and sparrows. They are not the same thing. They are not the same bird and have vastly different meaning between them. The words swallow and sparrow cannot be used interchangeably....

    Tattoo Ideas: Sparrows and Swallows

    Tattoo Ideas: Sparrows and Swallows

    by becauseilive146

  • Looking for a tattoo ideas for a women in your life, for yourself or just because you like to look? Here are some tattoo ideas for the feminine side.

    Tattoo Ideas for the Feminine Side

    Tattoo Ideas for the Feminine Side

    by CapriCookie1

  • Before you get a snake tattoo, learn more about the snake as a symbol, know its history, understand its various meanings across cultures, and look at lots of snake tattoo photos.

    Snake Tattoo History, Designs, and Meanings

    Snake Tattoo History, Designs, and Meanings

    by Richard Ricky Hale18

  • "It came to me in a flash that everything that ever has been always will be, and everything that ever will be always has been."

    Tattoo Ideas: Kurt Vonnegut

    Tattoo Ideas: Kurt Vonnegut

    by becauseilive6

  • The human skull is one of the most popularly used elements in the world of tattoos. If you are considering a skull inspired tattoo make sure to check out these 5 original designs before getting inked!

    5 Original Skull Tattoo Designs

    5 Original Skull Tattoo Designs

    by Isabella King0

  • With Celtic culture enjoying a revival, it has generated interest in a number of related areas, including tattoos. In this article, we look at a wide variety of Celtic tattoos and their meanings.

    The Mystique of the Celtic Tattoo

    The Mystique of the Celtic Tattoo

    by MakinBacon5

  • Choosing a tattoo can be stressful because it's so permanent, and making the wrong decision can be painful, costly and inconvenient. There are so many factors to consider before making the final decision, and I'm here to walk you through all of them.

    How to Choose the Right Tattoo

    How to Choose the Right Tattoo

    by glassvisage27

  • After writing over two dozen hubs on tattoo ideas that showcased pictures as the majority of the content, I started noticing that a large portion of the comments were from people asking for ideas on what to say, not so much on how to say it. Like...

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Love

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Love

    by becauseilive58

  • Actress Angelina Jolie has a lot of tattoos. She has tattoo designs that are quotes, traditional Thai motifs, and commemorations to her partners, family and children.

    Angelina Jolie's Tattoos

    Angelina Jolie's Tattoos

    by Raye50

  • Discover the methods and meanings behind criminal prison tattoos: An in-depth article exploring the various designs and their significance, with photos.

    Prison Tattoos and Their Meanings

    Prison Tattoos and Their Meanings

    by Lela88

  • If you've ever watched the show "Miami Ink" on TLC, you'll be familiar with renowned tattoo artist Kat von D, who specializes in portrait tattoos. Read on to see some great tattoo ideas.

    Tattoo Ideas: Portraits

    Tattoo Ideas: Portraits

    by becauseilive14

  • A plethora of flower tattoo styles and designs! Geometric, traditional, black and grey, color, pastel, and more!

    Flower Tattoo Ideas

    Flower Tattoo Ideas

    by Brittany Mayfield0

  • Lion tattoo designs have a rich history and can portray the great lion in several ways. Due to this, we'll discuss lion tattoo variations, meanings, and look at 30+ lion tattoo ideas for inspiration.

    Lion Tattoos: Meanings, Designs, and Ideas

    Lion Tattoos: Meanings, Designs, and Ideas

    by Richard Ricky Hale13

  • In Shelley Jackson's "Skin" Project, Ineradicable Stain, a group of people have agreed to have one word from a manuscript tattooed on their skin. The goal is to have every word from the book represented by an individual.

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Shelley Jackson's SKIN Project

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Shelley Jackson's SKIN Project

    by becauseilive10

  • Considering a gypsy tattoo? If so, you'll want to know all the possible styles and meanings of this design. This article includes an in-depth analysis of possible interpretations and history, as well as many photos.

    Gypsy Tattoo Designs, Ideas, & Meanings, With Photos

    Gypsy Tattoo Designs, Ideas, & Meanings, With Photos

    by Richard Ricky Hale17

  • The yin yang is an important Chinese symbol that represents balance between two complimentary opposites. Check out the various designs and the different meanings associated with this tattoo.

    Yin Yang Tattoo Ideas, Designs, and Meaning

    Yin Yang Tattoo Ideas, Designs, and Meaning

    by Michelle Nguyen2

  • Angelina Jolie is an actress best known for her lead roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Gia, Girl, Interrupted, and Hackers, her marriage to super-celebrity stud Brad Pitt, and the incident where she made out with her brother after winning the Oscar. Read on to learn about her many tattoos.

    Angelina Jolie's Past and Present Tattoos and Their Meanings

    Angelina Jolie's Past and Present Tattoos and Their Meanings

    by becauseilive15

  • Buzz, buzz, buzz honey bee, honey bee. If you find these delightful creatures as appealing as I do, you might want to get a tattoo of one done. Here are some great design ideas to get you started.

    Bee Tattoos: Design Ideas and Meaning

    Bee Tattoos: Design Ideas and Meaning

    by Catherine Taylor19

  • Memorial tattoos are a healthy way of expressing love, loyalty, and honor to the memory of loved ones you have lost. This article discusses many design options and includes many photos.

    In Loving Memory: Memorial R.I.P. Tattoos

    In Loving Memory: Memorial R.I.P. Tattoos

    by becauseilive502

  • The Foo Dog (or Fu Dog) tattoo shows a magnificent creature with its curly mane and menacing snarl, but did you know that it’s not actually a dog? What exactly is it, how did it come about and more interestingly, why is it known as a “dog”? We delve deeper into history and take a closer look.

    The Guardian Lions: Foo Dog Tattoo Meanings, History, Ideas, & Photos

    The Guardian Lions: Foo Dog Tattoo Meanings, History, Ideas, & Photos

    by Peony0

  • Before you plunk down several hundred bucks for a tattoo, get inspired. Here are three sites you might want to visit for some designs you can bring to your tattoo artist.

    Tattoo Idea Sites Worth Checking Out

    Tattoo Idea Sites Worth Checking Out

    by Jason Menayan6

  • What does a rosary tattoo symbolize, and why might some people consider it disrespectful? Learn what rosaries have to do with roses and what other symbols are commonly associated.

    Rosary Bead Tattoo Ideas, Designs, and Meanings

    Rosary Bead Tattoo Ideas, Designs, and Meanings

    by Richard Ricky Hale11

  • Straight edge razors have been around since the 17th century, eventually becoming a piece of art with the decorative handles that are still sought after by collectors to this day. Read on to learn more about these amazing tattoos.

    Razor Tattoo Designs

    Razor Tattoo Designs

    by Cowboy Tom2

  • Considering an octopus tattoo? Here, you'll find lots of information and inspiration for your next ink project and discover what an octopus tattoo might represent, historically and figuratively.

    Freaky-Fabulous Octopus Tattoo Meaning and Symbolism

    Freaky-Fabulous Octopus Tattoo Meaning and Symbolism

    by Joanna Fonté0

  • Are you an emo girl looking for the quintessential tattoo? Check out these ideas for emo everything: hearts, stars, song & poem lyrics tattoos, and more!

    Emo Tattoo Ideas: Stars, Hearts & More

    Emo Tattoo Ideas: Stars, Hearts & More

    by Kitty Fields21

  • I find these tattoos hot! It's like two tattoos in one if you get the UV ink around and through a regular tattoo. You have your daytime tattoo and your clubbin' night tattoo. Not everyone feels the same way as I do though.

    Black Light Ink Tattoo Pictures, Health, & Designs

    Black Light Ink Tattoo Pictures, Health, & Designs

    by jaymz51

  • Leaf tattoos can represent one's journey, the cycle of life. Learn about leaf tattoos, leaf tattoo meanings, leaf tattoo ideas, and view dozens of leaf tattoo designs.

    Leaf Tattoo Designs, Ideas, and Meanings

    Leaf Tattoo Designs, Ideas, and Meanings

    by Richard Ricky Hale11

  • Looking for awesome, unusual mermaid tattoo designs? Maybe you'll find some inspiration here. I've collected some beautiful ideas that are sure to spark your interest and creativity.

    Mermaid Tattoo Design Ideas

    Mermaid Tattoo Design Ideas

    by Kitty Fields11

  • Considering a sun tattoo? This article, which details the history, design, and meaning of the sun tattoo, will help you decide on the look of your tattoo. You'll see photos of sun-and-moon tattoos ranging from tribal to Celtic designs.

    Sun Tattoos: Meanings, Pictures, Designs, and Ideas

    Sun Tattoos: Meanings, Pictures, Designs, and Ideas

    by Richard Ricky Hale16

  • Mermaid tattoos are one of the more popular maritime tattoo symbols. Learn more about the history, interpretation, and design variation options and view lots of photos here.

    Mermaid Tattoo Meanings and Design Ideas

    Mermaid Tattoo Meanings and Design Ideas

    by Richard Ricky Hale12

  • The raven is a dark, elegant, mysterious bird that translates spectacularly into a tattoo. Learn more about various personal, mythological, and historical interpretations and design options here.

    Raven Tattoo Meanings, Designs, and Ideas

    Raven Tattoo Meanings, Designs, and Ideas

    by Richard Ricky Hale14

  • Aries tattoos can be designed in a variety of stylized ways for both men and women, such as the Aries glyph and even constellation tattoos. In this article, we talk about the personality and traits of the Ram and discuss Aries tattoo designs with visual ideas you could incorporate into your ink.

    Aries Tattoo Ideas for Men and Women: Design Inspirations and Meanings

    Aries Tattoo Ideas for Men and Women: Design Inspirations and Meanings

    by Peony0

  • Especially popular in Japan, the geisha tattoo is a uniquely beautiful design with an interesting history. Learn all about its meaning in this article with many photos.

    Geisha Tattoo Ideas, Designs, and Meanings

    Geisha Tattoo Ideas, Designs, and Meanings

    by Richard Ricky Hale10

  • Looking for some inspiration for a Harry-Potter-themed tattoo? Don't want just the generic "dark mark" or "Deathly Hallows" symbols that everyone else has? Here are some unique suggestions for Harry Potter tattoos!

    Harry Potter Tattoo Ideas and Photos!

    Harry Potter Tattoo Ideas and Photos!

    by Brittany Brown0

  • A selection of fifty of the best tattoo quotes out there to use as inspiration for your next tattoo project.

    Top 50 Tattoo Quotes

    Top 50 Tattoo Quotes

    by Anne7

  • The serpent is a charming yet spine-chilling reptile, often seen as a cold-blooded symbol, both literally and figuratively. In Japan, the Hebi (snake) is also a popular tattoo subject. Find out why, what it means symbolically, and draw inspiration from beautiful snake tattoo designs.

    Japanese Snake Tattoos: Hebi Tattoo Symbolism & Design Ideas

    Japanese Snake Tattoos: Hebi Tattoo Symbolism & Design Ideas

    by Peony0

  • In this article, we will be discussing dice tattoos, their history, their meaning, symbolism, and we'll look at 32 different designs to help give you ideas and inspiration for your next tattoo.

    Dice Tattoos: Meanings, Designs, and Ideas

    Dice Tattoos: Meanings, Designs, and Ideas

    by Richard Ricky Hale11

  • A comprehensive list of star tattoo ideas, star tattoo placement, and the significance or symbolism behind each idea. Check out our photo gallery of really unique and creative designs.

    Star Tattoo Meanings, Ideas, and Pictures

    Star Tattoo Meanings, Ideas, and Pictures

    by jaymz36

  • Girls can get any tattoo boys can, but these designs, symbols, and body placements are some of our favorites. Check out the cute and feminine tattoo ideas that women love!

    Gorgeous and Badass Tattoo Ideas for Women

    Gorgeous and Badass Tattoo Ideas for Women

    by Michelle Nguyen0

  • If you’re thinking about getting a tree tattoo, here are some interpretations of what they mean and links to videos and resources for images to use to help jump-start your imagination.

    The Meaning of Tree Tattoos

    The Meaning of Tree Tattoos

    by Katherine Sanger79

  • Learn more about Japanese tattoos, get great reference books about Japanese tattooing, read why you need to be careful before you get that kanji tattoo, and check out pictures!

    Japanese Tattoos

    Japanese Tattoos

    by Rae Schwarz75

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