Tiger tattoos and tattoo designs are always popular and have been there since ages. They find more significance in Celtic and Tribal culture tattoos. If you are looking to get a tiger tattoo done on your body, you have taken a good decision but before getting the art done on your body, you need to understand the significance of it.
Tigers find great significance in Asian culture and are a potent symbol across the continent. The animal has long been a fixture in indigenous tattoo art of countries like Thailand, Myanmar, India, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Japan and alike. The animal is associated with passion, ferocity, power, comfort, sensuality, speed, beauty, vigor, wrath and also cruelty. They have believed that appearance of Tiger in your dream means a kind of new passion or power awakening within you.
In the Asian countries the tiger has always been a favorite animal for tattoos and tattoo designs. Slowly the animal also found significance in other tattoo culture and especially the West encompassed it into a wonderful tattoo art form. Thanks to indigenous designs and ideas of tattoo artists who create variety and flexibility of tiger tattoos. Please feel free to browse through the large selection of tattoo designs from the links at the bottom of this page. Being a tattoo artist I can understand the need of individuals and the uniqueness that everyone wants from their tattoo art. You would love my unique work on tiger tattoos and the way I have designed and associated the animal with some other designs to make it more unique and perfect.
My gallery features tiger tattoos and tattoo designs that are combined with other design elements to make them more meaningful. As tiger is associated with mightiness, power, power of king, spectacular nature and other such features it becomes really important that you add more meaning and symbolism to it to describe your personality or individuality. There are elements that are used along with tiger tattoos to enhance its meaning like roses, daisy, lilies, hibiscus, vines, skulls, hearts, fairies, crosses, suns, moon, stars and to name a few.
My site also features tigers in different styles and schools, in variety of colors like red, orange, green, yellow, blue, purple, violet, grey, as well as black and white. Such variety and large selection of tattoos make it easier for you to choose something unique and something that defines your choice and inner self. The choice of colors and design lay on your part, on your likeness and feelings.
Where to Get the Tiger Tattoos?
The tiger tattoos look excellent and sexy on arms, lower back, ankles, shoulders, upper back and also on the chest. However the choice to imprint the tattoo and get it designed solely remains with you. The armband tiger tattoos are very popular because they are easy to flaunt and you can easily get them done without much difficulty.
Significance of Tiger Tattoos and Tattoo designs
Literally speaking there is no end to ideas for tattoo art because of the love for people for diversified tattoos. From flowers, letters to animals and birds almost all things find significance in tattoo design and arts. And that is the reason the tattoo art is the most flexible and most profoundly overflowing art form for body art. And hence are the Tiger Tattoos.
In Asia the tiger is associated with might of kings and power which is a position similar to Lion tattoos and designs that are accepted in European Countries and Middle East. Though it is a symbol of predator but the tiger has some greater significance than being simply a predator. For instance in Indian Culture the Tiger is often seen as savior of good from the evil, a destroyer of bad as the Hindu Goddess rides on it to kill the Evil Power and save the world and heaven from the Rakshasas. It is also seen as power of god Shiva as he rides on tiger or sits on tiger skin.
In Korean culture Tiger is considered the King of all animals and hence they find greater significance in this culture. Many Korean tattoos and designs are with the tiger showed in different positions. The tiger cubs also find importance with the tiger tattoos. Though it is usually seen as a power of strength, destruction and violence, yet the tiger can be a symbol of continuity of life, the law of nature where it makes a balance of ecosystem and a part of it.
Its destructive power is seen against the evil powers. In Chinese culture the tiger images are used as symbols of charms because it is believed that such charms would ward off evil from the home or other places. That's why you find stone tiger images often used outside home as protective guards to ward off the evil omens and spirits. It is believed that during the rule of Chou dynasty, the images of tigers were hung in the room of the pregnant lady to protect the unborn baby from evil spirits. They are thought as punisher of sinners in the name of a supreme being.
It is also believed that the Na-hsi tribe of Tibet has been descendants of tigers and that's why the Na-hsi tigers are gifted to new born children as well as those who are newly married. Such is the significance of the tigers in tattoo art and culture.
Select Tiger Tattoos and Tattoo Designs
Of the big cats the tiger is an enormous lovable tattoo design because of its strengths like guardian, new spirited, adventure, and awakening of power and passion. Thus browse through my inspirational gallery to find large selection of Tiger Tattoos and Tattoo Designs. Get inspired by all the amazing images and designs that are indigenous work of mine as a tattoo artist. You would surely love the work and hope that you would be inspired to get one of them drawn on your body. Every art is unique and there is hidden meaning in all of them. Look carefully and choose one you love the most.