3 Mar 2012

Dove Tattoo

Dove Tattoo
Dove Tattoo

I have seen lots of bird tattoos from geese to eagles, and from hummingbirds to wrens, but nothing comes close to the loveable dove. This tattoo depicting the dove racing across the open air with an olive branch in it’s beak is like it is part of the Noah’s Ark Story. I still can’t believe their are people out there that will go hunting these beautiful little docile birds. I think the dove tattoo is a symbol for the all to shout out that the dove shall live on as well as we humans will.

The olive branch is a great touch to this dove tattoo also, I like how it makes me feel when I look at it with an open mind. Some people might think that only women like to have a dove tattoo, but that is very untrue. I know a lot of men that use dove’s and lots of other beautiful birds in their tattoo designs. I saw one guy at a party once that had a dove tattoo around his neck with lots of different doves in all sorts of colors and sizes. Made for a very nice neck tattoo with tons of color and you could tell he used his wild imagination for that one.

12 Apr 2011

Dove Tattoo

Dove Tattoo
Dove Tattoo

This is a great dove tattoo. I like the fact that the artist decided to do it in a color other then white. I mean, white dove tattoos are a dime a dozen. I know the dove has many symbolic meanings as a symbol of peace and also as a symbol of Christianity, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be altered to fit your lifestyle. The whole art of tattooing is about choosing designs that not only have significant meanings but also are unique.

If you are going to get a dove tattoo that looks like everybody else’s then what is the point? At least the bearer of this design decided to do something a little more personal then the average person. Another thing that I dig about this dove tattoo is that the bird is not carrying a olive branch like you see in most designs. I don’t know what the flower is that it has in it’s claws but it’s a least something better then a green twig. And the blue color of the flower really brings out the color in this dove tattoo. Remember, if you choose to get a tattoo that features this symbol of peace and love then be sure to put your personal stamp on it. Show your personality and the design will be worth all that much more to you now and in the years to come.

15 Jan 2011

Dove Tattoos

Dove Tattoos
Dove Tattoos

The lines are swift and direct, resulting in the perfect wings, tail and body. There is nothing evil about a tattoo that has such a lovely animal in it. I have always wondered why tattoos like this have been looked at in sometimes evil ways. It must somewhere in a countries history that would make someone look so deep into something so gentle.

I have had a love for dove tattoos since I was a small boy, I read all sorts of books and the one thing that never changed, was the dove and so many other of God’s beautiful creatures.

I would like to see my wife get one of the dove tattoos that I am talking about on her arm or lower back. I think she would really love it, because it adds beauty to a body when it is done in such a sensitive way. I feel the dove tattoos that were designed many years ago, are still the best tattoos you can get today. I know their are millions of new designs coming out all the time, but when it comes to dove tattoos, you can’t beat the designs of the oldest artists in history.

15 Dec 2010

Dove Tattoos

Dove Tattoos
Dove Tattoos

That familiar white bird, the cousin to the pigeon, is represented in this dove tattoo. Throughout history, the dove had symbolic meaning to those who held this bird sacred. The dove tattoo is often associated with the Mother Goddess, or Queen of Heaven. Throughout the ancient Middle East and Mediterranean, the fertility goddess, the mother and nourisher, was accompanied by doves. The dove was revered by the Semitic fertility goddess Astarte and it symbolized the Babylonian goddess, Semiramis.

The Cyprian fertility goddess (later associated with Aphrodite, goddess of love) rose from the sea as she was born from an egg brooded by a dove. The Greeks saw Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, as a dove. Romans sacrificed doves to Venus Columba – Venus the Dove – goddess of love and fertility. The more familiar Judeo-Christian tradition generally has less fertility and erotic elements associated with the dove. In Judaism the dove is a symbol of the divine love of God. And dove tattoos can have other symbolic meanings as well. They can symbolize the happiness of the soul or the progression of the human soul from the mortal world to Heaven. The dove tattoo can also be a symbol of love and hope and is often used as a symbol of the union between man and woman.