Monday, January 9, 2012

Fairy Tattoo Designs

Fairy Tattoo Designs
When one sees a pretty fairy tattoo, Tinkerbell comes to mind. Lightness of being, a fun spirit and good nature are immediately attributed to the wearer. Traditionally, most stories and tales about fairies primarily focus on keeping them away and protecting both family and property from their influence. Interestingly when a fairy tattoo is inked with dark overtones: dark bat wings, horns on the fairy, missing eyeballs etc, the interpretation is completely different and complex. (Insert more) This way a fairy tattoo can fit anyone, from a young girl to a middle aged biker, depending on its interpretation and the actual design.Fairy tattoos are quite a popular choice for women, although they are chosen by men as well.

Many people choose a fairy tattoo simply because they enjoy the look of it, but these tattoos can also have a symbolic meaning that means something to the person that chooses it. No matter why you choose a fairy tattoo, you will find that they come in many different styles, colors, and designs to allow you to find the right one for your personal preferences.This creature from mythology, literature, and television can be found on arms, the lower back, the shoulder, and other areas of the body.

Perhaps the most atrocious activity associated with fairies is their penchant for swapping healthy babies with changelings, which are often described as unhealthy, weak children who fail to thrive.  In olden days, a child who was born healthy but later became sick, weak, or fussy was believed to be a changeling and fairies were blamed. The word “fairy” comes from the Latin word “fata, ” which means fate. This brings to mind the underlying symbolization of destiny. This symbolism of a fairy tattoo can bring to mind passing through different stages of life or it can be a reminder of your youth. Fairies that are found in literature symbolize youthful exuberance and imagination and can mean that you want to keep the child-like qualities of imagination and wonder in your life.

A fairy tattoo is often very detailed, which will mean that it will cost a little more than other designs and it will take somewhat longer. With the many different colors and lines that are part of making the fairy come to life on your skin, you will find that this tattoo will become a central focal point of your body to add life and beauty.Whether you choose a fairy tattoo simply because of its underlying meaning or for its beauty, you will find that the most difficult process will be choosing the fairy that you like best.

Fairies like those that are seen in cartoons can be chosen or you may choose more lifelike fairies like those that are ready about in literature or mythology. You will be delighted with the many different styles of fairies that you can choose from. From flying fairies with their wings outstretched to sitting fairies and more, you can find the right fairy tattoo for your intended look on your body.