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Strawberry Tattoo: Meanings

Updated on August 26, 2015

Have you ever considered getting your favorite fruity treat as a tattoo? But what exactly do strawberries actually stand for?

Believe it or not the strawberry is actually a member of the rose family. Shocking right? It has also been used a lot in Folk Medicine therefor representing a healing nature.


While most people would choose a heart to symbolize romance and love, a strawberry may be an even better choice! Their gorgeous bright red color as well as their heart shape have been considered the symbol of the Goddess of Love, Venus. Strawberries can be seen as a symbol of sensuality as well as sexuality appearing as seductive aphrodisiacs.


It is believed that if two people share a strawberry together that they are destined to fall in love with one another. That alone would make the idea of a strawberry an enticing tattoo.


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Types of Strawberry Tattoos:



Subtle Strawberry: Simple strawberry tattoo, sometimes shown with a few leaves.

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While you could just get a subtle strawberry tattoo (as seen above), there are also other kinds of strawberry tattoos to dress it up some.

Vines and Flowers:


Considering vines or other fruit alongside your strawberry/strawberries will add color and depth to your ink.

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Sweet and Tempting:



Other great ideas might be to get a chocolate dipped strawberry, one topped with whipped cream or even a mouth eating a strawberry. This will make your tattoo more sensual and inviting, sure to start a conversation or two.

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No matter the type of strawberry tattoo you choose, you'll be sure to draw people in with this satisfying fruit!

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    • jabelufiroz profile image

      Firoz 3 years ago from India

      Interesting article. Voted up.

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      Nadia Archuleta 3 years ago from Denver, Colorado

      Wow, some of those strawberries are really done in the painterly style! thanks for sharing. Voted up.

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