Playing Card Tattoo Designs, Meanings, Pictures, and Ideas
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Playing Card Tattoo Designs
Playing cards make for some great tattoos and can come in a variety of styles. They can represent one's love and passion for gambling and can also symbolize a number of other things. Card tattoos are very popular among professional card players and anyone that enjoys games and gambling. With all the different things you can do with them, it is easy to see why they are a popular tattoo choice.
Before you choose to get a tattoo of playing cards, you need to make sure you understand how they work. In your traditional deck, you have 52 cards. You actually have 54, which includes two Joker cards, but they are rarely used in most card games. Each card in the deck is part of a four card set. Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2. Each card in the set will belong to one of four suits, including hearts, diamonds, spades, and clubs.
There are a variety of different card hands that people often choose for their tattoo. One of the most popular hands are the royal flush, which includes the cards of the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and 10. In order for this hand to be a royal flush, all of the cards have to be from the same suit. In poker, the royal flush is the best hand you can have. This is one of the reasons that it is so popular. The royal flush hand symbolizes power, success, and winning. Another popular hand is four Aces. The Ace is the highest playing card in the entire deck. Four aces can be used to symbolize power, victory, or good luck. Other popular hands include the full house and straight.
Some people may only want to get a single card tattooed on them. There are several choices when it comes to that approach. The most popular is the Ace of Spades, which is the top card in most card games. The Ace of Spades can symbolize achievement, power, winning, and leadership. There is also a darker side to the Ace of Spades. Those cards were often placed on the helmets of soldiers during the Vietnam War. Because of this, the Ace of Spades is often called the Death Card.
Another popular choice is the Queen of Hearts. This tattoo is popular among women and can represent a few different things. The Queen of Hearts is often associated with Alice in Wonderland. If you have ever watched the movie, you may recall seeing this card. Due to this, the Queen of Hearts tattoo can symbolize determination, perseverance, and the will to survive. Some people link the Queen of Hearts to love.
Another popular option is the Joker. The Joker can be displayed in several different ways. Many people opt for getting display the Batman character holding a Joker card. The Joker card tattoo can symbolize good luck, as it is often a wild card. It can also be used to symbolize misfortune and deceit. But in the poker world, it is often viewed as a good luck charm.
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There are several different ways that card tattoos can be designed. You can get an idea of what all is available just by looking at the pictures on this article. One interesting approach is to use the symbol of each suit: the Spade, Heart, Club, and Diamond. Taking the time to view all the tattoo designs will give you an idea of what is available.
Card tattoos often include other tattoo symbols that are associated with specific cards. There are several different symbols that are placed within the actual cards. Below, you can find a list of those symbols.
- Poker Chips
- Eight Ball
The pictures above show some great examples of a tattoo artist thinking outside the box. The beautiful art done in this design really sets the tattoo apart from others. If you want something unique, you have to think outside the box. You may want to get a royal flush with your name inked under the cards. You could have your name tattooed in diamonds with the King of Diamond card. You might want to add flames around your name. You can do a lot with this style of tattoos, so take the time to create something unique.
There are some important things to remember before you get any tattoo. Make sure you take the time to research your options and take the time to make sure that you really want a tattoo. Don't rush: take the time to review different designs. Who knows what you may end up finding? Just don't rush to get a tattoo. Many have made this same mistake and they now regret that decision. Take your time and make sure you know what you want. Thanks for your visit.