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Unique Rose Tattoos
- Gothic Flower Tattoos
There are a large number of things concerning Gothic culture that interest and fascinate me, and one of those areas that have a lot of expression is in tattoo design. As with Gothic culture itself, there is really no one defining way to describe...
- Sunflower Tattoo Designs
Sunflowers are one of the most noticeable of plants in the garden or yard, with the bright flower head sitting on top of the elongated stem, providing delight and wonder to all who view them. That has stirred up the imaginations of artists for...
- Daffodil Flower Tattoo Designs
Daffodils are a flower that blooms early in spring, being among the first flowers to appear as winter is winding down. Being a sign of new beginnings, it has captured the attention and imagination of many women as a tattoo choice. Meanings...
- Unique Rain Tattoo Designs
Rain is a fantastic complementary element which can be added to many tattoo themes to enhance them and make them much more compelling and interesting. Most people choosing rain as a part of their tattoo design usually, although not always, include...
- Daisy Flower Tattoo Designs
Flower tattoos have become very popular in general over the last several years as a growing number of women choose to have some type of ink done on their bodies. Among them the daisy is the flower of choice among many women making that decision. ...
Compelling Rose Tattoos
The rose has a variety of meanings, and in the tattoo world, is used as a main theme or as a complementary item for the rest of a design.
Interestingly, a rose can be an expression of love, as in giving flowers to a loved one, or a sign of death, as in being used to identify or confirm a hit on someone.
For whatever reason, roses work with almost any tattoo design, even when it doesn't appear to make sense.
That seems to mean people are enamored with roses, and like to include them in tattoo designs that they only know what they mean, as you'll see the various tattoos below.
Rose tattoos are usually red, although there are exceptions to that rule. My favorite of those shown hear include presenting the roses as a backdrop to a beautiful, red butterfly. It really looks great.
Surprising Rose Tattoo Combinations
Rather than just offer up the usual red tattoos, which are fantastic to look at, I thought we could look at some rose tattoos which are used in combinations you wouldn't normally think of.
Some, as mentioned, will be the main element in the tattoo design, and others will offer support to another theme.
Anchor, Rose, Diamond Tattoo
This first tattoo including a rose is one of those that leaves you scratching your head as to the meaning.
If I was to guess, it could represent a sailor seeking to show his love to a sweetheart, expressed by the inclusion of the diamond and rose. Write your thoughts in the comment section if you have another idea.
Flower Tattoos on the Foot
- Flower Tattoos on the Foot
Flower foot tattoos can be a great way to be inked with the idea of being part of your fashion statement. Whether you're at the beach or stepping out on the town, in a number of situations a foot tattooed with a flower can be a part of your...
Red Rose Foot Tattoo
The vining, scrolling tattoo of the rose is amazing to me. The three roses are nice, but to me the dark vine is what makes this such a magnificent peace of body art.
Mushroom Tattoo Designs
- Mushroom Tattoo Designs
Mushrooms are very interesting, both as a food and symbolically. Not only do we use them in numerous recipes, we also entertain the mystical, magical qualities associated with fantasy characters associated with them, along with the stories which...
Rose Tattoo with Compass
While a compass or rose aren't unusual in and of themselves, it is unusual that the compass is used as a background for the rose to rest on.
As a compass always pointing to a direction, it could me the bearer of the tattoo is looking for love, or is signalling the relationship is going in the right direction.
Tulip Tattoo Designs
- Tulip Tattoo Designs and Meanings
Tulips have been wildly popular for centuries, with their gorgeous, vibrant colors offering an extraordinary display - both in home gardens and fields where they're grown - inspiring many people to have a tulip tattoo design inked on their body. ...
Rose, Heart, Swallow Tattoo
How does one begin to try to understand the meaning of a tattoo including a heart, swallow, rose and banner at the bottom?
As the bird is flying from the rose to the heart, it could represent the pursuit of love from his girlfriend, or possibly mutual love flowing from one to another. Interesting tattoo.
- Hummingbird Tattoo Designs
Hummingbirds are among the most attractive to the average bird watcher, who make special provisions of growing flowers or artificial nectar in feeders to attract them nearby in order to watch them. Consequently it is an inspiration for lovers of the.
Rose, Microphone Tattoo
Again we have a tattoo design mystery with a microphone emerging out of a rose. Maybe it refers to romantic pillow talk, or something of that nature. Either way, it's really a nice design, and that microphone is especially a great piece of art.
Butterfly and Flower Tattoos
- Butterfly and Flower Tattoo Designs
Two of the more beautiful, delightful parts of nature are the butterfly and flowers, and when you combine the two they are great material for photos and art, including being fantastic subject matter for tattoo designs. While each can stand on...
Roses on Skull Tattoo
What in the world it means to have what appears to be a hat made of roses placed on a skull is beyond me, but the roses are done very well, as is the skull.
My favorite of the design is the playful placing of the rose petals by the left ear of the skull to make it appear to be wearing an earring. At least that's how I see it.
Morning Glory Tattoos
- Morning Glory Tattoo Designs
The morning glory is a beautiful flower, mostly known for its trumpet-like shape and the way it unfolds, opening up in the earlier part of the day, creating a canopy of color for those having a number of them planted near one another. This...
Red Butterfly over Black Rose Background
I included the black rose, red butterfly tattoo below because it looks so awesome to me. It's by far my favorite of the rose tattoos shown here. The quality of the black roses and the shadow is extraordinary in my opinion.
The red butterfly fluttering towards them is a stunning image.
Hopefully you have enjoyed this brief look at unique and unusual rose tattoos. As you see, the rose is an integral part of our culture, and is used in ways that are difficult to fathom, although that doesn't stop those choosing to be inked in this mysterious manner from having it done.
It is fun to try to guess what the meaning behind it all is. Maybe you could include your ideas on that below.