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Scroll Tattoos And Designs-Scroll Tattoo Meanings, Ideas, And Pictures

Updated on August 19, 2013
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

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Scroll Tattoo Designs

Scroll tattoo designs and banner tattoos can be designed in a variety of different ways. Scroll tattoos portray text and lettering on scrolls or banners. Designs of the scroll or banner is worn by both men and women. Some designs may depict the scroll alone or other symbols may be incorporated. Scroll tattoo design meanings are determined by what is stated within the scroll. In total, there's plenty of options for tattoo artist and the wearer.

One of the best things about scroll tattoos is the fact that you can make it very personal and very meaningful. It is just like having a blank piece of paper and writing what you wish. The same thing can be said about scroll tattoos designs. You can have anything portrayed in your scroll tattoo design. If you want to put your family's names in the tattoo, you can. You could add favorite quotes or phrases. When it comes to scroll tattoos, nothing is out of the question.

So what do you have to say? That is basically the only question that is left. If you are considering getting a scroll tattoo design, think about what is meaningful to your life. It may be a parent, sibling, close friend, a partner, or someone inspirational. This is the perfect tattoo design to work with if your looking for a meaningful tattoo.

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Scroll Tattoo Meanings

Scroll tattoo designs can represent a variety of different things to the men and women that wear such tattoos. The scroll alone has no overall meaning. It is basically a blank piece of paper. The symbol in this case doesn't matter. You get the meaning of your scroll tattoo by reading what is on your scroll tattoo. In most scroll tattoos, your tattoo design represents qualities and traits of yourself. If your scroll tattoo designs portrays the names of your family, then your tattoo symbolizes your family.

Symbols and elements added to your scroll tattoo design can also give it meaning as a tattoo. As you read earlier, any element or symbol can be added to your scroll tattoo. If your scroll tattoo design portrays hearts, it may represent love, passion, or desire. If your scroll tattoo design is designed with a cross, it may represent your faith, religion, or God. Your scroll tattoo design takes on the meanings of the symbols and elements that are added to your tattoo. Due to this, scroll tattoos can symbolize many different things.

Ideas For Scroll Tattoo Designs

Family Names
Any Symbol Meaningful To Your Family
Birth Dates
Any Symbol Meaningful To The Dates
Bible Quotes
Any Religious Symbol
Cross, Flowers, Praying Hands, Rosary
Any Symbol Associated To The Phrase
Dove, Cross, Crucifix, Angels

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Scroll Tattoo Designs

Scroll tattoo designs can be inked in many ways, the options are truly endless. When it comes to scroll tattoo designs, anything can be done. It is one of the few tattoos designs that are truly versatile. Scroll tattoo designs can be designed in a variety of different ways. Scroll tattoo designs can be designed with several symbols that you may feel appropriate to you. If you are religious, you may want to add symbols that represent your faith, such as the cross or praying hands. If you are Irish, you may consider adding four leaf clovers or Celtic art. If you are a sailor or fisherman, perhaps an anchor or swallow. Any symbol that brings meaning to your life could be used. Even if it doesn't, any symbol that you pick could work.

Most scroll tattoo designs portray a scroll or banner. The scroll alone is one of the most common. Even so, some scroll tattoos are unique. Although it is not a scroll, you will see scroll tattoo designs that portray scroll paper around an object or symbol. One example of this is the anchor with scroll paper around it. This may also be in the category of anchor tattoos. Either way, it offers the wear a unique tattoo design. Once again, you can put anything on the scroll paper that you wish.

Quotes are one of the most popular variations on scroll tattoo designs. They are usually popular quotes that are widely known. Bible quotes are also popularly designed on scroll tattoos. You could use any Bible quote or regular quote that you want. This type of scroll tattoo design may also use symbols and elements that are appropriate with the quotes.

Scroll tattoo designs also commonly portray words of inspiration. You will see scroll tattoo designs that portray words such as faith, hope, love, respect, harmony, live, laugh, or joy. This type of scroll tattoo usually portrays four or five of these words. Names are also a common choice in scroll tattoos. Any name that is meaningful may be chosen. It may be your wife, husband, or children.

Scroll tattoo designs can be designed in several different colors and text. Some men and women may prefer cursive writing or manuscript. Some may prefer to have their scroll tattoo done in Old English writing. Japanese and Chinese characters are also used. Once again, you have plenty to think about. Scroll tattoo designs can also be designed in various sizes. The size always determines on what is being portrayed within the scroll tattoo design. Due to this, most scroll tattoo designs are designed as a larger sized tattoo.

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There are a few things that you want to consider before you get your scroll tattoo or any tattoo. Make sure that you take the time to research your tattoo. Make sure that you fully understand what your tattoo represents and stands for. You don't want to get inked and find out later that your tattoo represents something different from what you first thought.

Don't rush to get inked! Men and women do get tattoos on impulse thoughts. Most of them will regret their tattoo later on down the road. Don't make this same mistake. Do your research and make sure that you are getting a tattoo that you won't care to where for the rest of your life. Trust me, you don't want to go through the process of cover ups and laser removal.

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      I was expecting a dream hub. Wow, these are very personal and beautiful. I appreciate your warning to those not rushing to get inked. My son has tattoos and it is particularly important, at least in my mind, to not get them where they are too obvious, as to one's future employment may be limited, as is my son's. However, nowadays, it is better than it used to be. However, as his were below his elbows and one on his neck, certain professions just say no right from the start.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Thomas Silvia 3 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi my friend thanks for another of these great tattoo hubs !

      Vote up and more !!!

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