Monday, August 8, 2011

Dove Tattoo Ideas

Dove Tattoos are considered as a form of body art and have a lot of success nowadays. The tattoo  industry has lots of inspiration points.There are many interpretations of a dove tattoo. For some a dove can signify peace, freedom, happiness and also love. Some people perceive a dove to denote aspects of after-life. There are others to whom a dove can mean purity of soul, while on the other hand a soaring dove depicts the journey in the spirit world. It is also seen as a symbol of a soul freed from its physical form and is soaring onto its everlasting destiny.

There are a number of bird tattoos which are chosen to make a tattoo. However, one of the most beautiful and meaningful Tattoo Designs are the dove Tattoo Designs. In Christianity a dove is looked upon as a symbol of hope. After a dove came back to Noah with an olive branch in its beak to tell him that the flood water had ceased and the Great Flood of God’s Judgment was over, it came to be seen as a symbol of hope. It was later that it also became a symbol of peace. It is said that God sent his spirit in the form of a dove, to gather mankind into his church, after which a dove is also looked upon as a symbol of the Holy Ghost.
Doves in different colors have different meanings attached to them. A red dove is a symbol of Christ redeeming man with his blood. The diversity of the twelve Prophets is symbolized with a speckled dove. On the other hand, a white dove is a symbol of innocence, gentleness, love and peace. According to a Chinese belief, the dove tattoo is a symbol of a long and healthy life. If you are fond of Chinese motifs, you can opt to add other Chinese designs to your dove tattoo.

There are a number of dove tattoo ideas which you can make use of while getting dove tattoo made. You can get a pair of doves tattooed. They will symbolize everlasting love, prosperity, fidelity and happy home. Hence, there are a number of couples who opt to get identical pair of doves tattooed. A number of couples opt for couple dove Tattoo Designs after their wedding.
Doves can be depicted flying, sitting, perched on a branch or other positions as well. There are a number of designs of doves tattoos in Celtic tattoos as well. The most common design is a Celtic dove, which is scrolled into the lattice work of a Celtic scroll. Realistic dove tattoos are normally made in black and white or the bird can be depicted in flight. Some of the dove tattoos can also be shown carrying an olive branch or flower in its beak. For an elaborate design, you can have the bird flying free from a pair of outstretched hands.
Dove tattoos can also be made in remembrance of a loved one. It will act as an eternal reminder of the loved one. It can also be made along with the name of the departed soul. This "tattoo design" can also come to represent that the soul is at peace and has crossed over to after-life without any hardships. The third meaning is that the wearer of the tattoo has already accepted the passing of the loved one.
Normally colors are not used to make dove tattoos, as the most common dove "Tattoo" Designs are in white. It is often the outline which is used to depict a dove. If tribal tattoo is your choice of a tattoo, then you can get a dove tattoo made in black as well. Dove tattoos for girls and guys are often made on the back or the chest. There are some who opt to get "dove tattoos" at the back of their neck. It is very common to see girls getting dove tattoo on hip. On the other hand, a dove tattoo on wrist is common with the guys. Talk to your tattoo artist before you finalize on a tattoo design. He may be able to give you different inputs on the design.

Nowadays, dove tattoos have become more and more popular whether it is to simply want decoration for your body, or for a deeper meaning such as expression of a certain belief or principle?.

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