Cross Tattoo Designs
Cross tattoos are one of the most versatile tattoos. There are many reasons people get cross tattoos. One reason is to show their religious beliefs, another reason is because people just like the design of a cross tattoo. More reasons people get cross tattoos is the fact that they look really cool! Cross tattoos are a favorite with men. Women also get them, but the the cross is usually a little more feminine and sometimes smaller.
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Celtic Cross Tattoos
Celtic Cross tattoos
The Celtic cross (Irish cross) is a very beautiful and popular tattoo because it has a cross that is embellished with Celtic knots, which looks really cool on the skin.
A good way to describe the Celtic cross would be a basic cross with a circle around the middle part of the cross and has a Celtic knot in the middle. The look of these cross tattoos is quite interesting, most people get them in various colors like black, blue or green. The Celtic cross is also very popular as a armband tattoo.
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Christian Cross Tattoos
Most people of the Christian faith use the cross as a symbol of Jesus Christ who was crucified by the Romans.
The most common cross tattoo that people get is the Latin cross. The vertical line means the divine, the horizontal line means the world, the middle of the cross means the union of both.
Christian cross tattoos are usually small and are black and white tattoos. Most people put them on the wrists or on the arms.
The kind that shows Jesus on a wooden cross is called a crucifix.
Gothic Cross Tattoos
Gothic crosses and Gothic in general is not a specific religion, but people that are Gothic like to wear religious symbols, especially Catholic crosses.
Gothic cross tattoos are very detailed and usually look like iron. These crosses are often combined with a barbed wire look and knives. Gothic tattoos originate from German style designs.