Bird Tattoo Designs

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Birds attracted people's attention since the ancient times. Birds tattoo designs have always been popular, maybe the main reason of their popularity is that birds symbolize freedom and man's wish to fly. There are many kinds of birds but they are all delightful and attractive, but the meaning of birds tattoo designs differs a lot. We will tell you about the most popular tattoos with birds.

Raven tattoo designs are popular all over the world but their meaning differs depending on the culture and origin of its owner. Nowadays in Europe people often associate ravens with war and death. But it not always was so. In Scandinavia ravens were worshipped. In northern mythology ravens were sacred birds associated with Odin – the god of magic and war. Two ravens followed Odin everywhere and told him about everything that happened in the world. Ravens also were symbols of intellect and memory. In Rome ravens symbolized hope. Their cry was associated with word “kras” that was sacred and meant tomorrow. But today in Europe unfortunately many people think that ravens are emblems of war, and associate them with death and evil. But in Indian culture ravens were connected with the sun because of color of their feathers that reflected sunlight. So depending on the culture raven tattoo designs can have different connotations. Raven tattoo designs can symbolize wisdom, luck and long life. But the meaning of such tattoo designs is always individual.

Eagle tattoo designs are often made as symbols of freedom and power. Maybe the reason for this is that eagles are the biggest birds in the world. Eagle tattoos are often associated with might and eagles are thought to be the most powerful birds. But eagle tattoo designs ns are also often made as signs of freedom and independence. In Norway eagles are associated with wisdom. In America an eagle is depicted on national emblem and for Americans eagle tattoo designs often symbolize patriotism. On the whole, eagle tattoo designs are often thought to help their owner gain success.

Phoenix tattoo designs are also often made today. Phoenix is a well known mythology bird. Many legends are connected with phoenixes. In Arabic legends phoenixes live in deserts for five hundred years, than they feel the coming of death Phoenixes die in specially made fire and rebirth from ashes on the third day. That's why phoenix tattoo designs are often associated with eternal life, rebirth and renewal. Such tattoo designs can also symbolize rising sun. Phoenix tattoos are often made in red or golden colors and phoenixes themselves are shown inflames. These tattoo designs can symbolize a renewal of its owner, an overcoming of some difficulties in his life, an end of the bad period, new sunrise.

Birds tattoo designs were popular in all times and will be popular in future. Birds flying highly in the sky always amazed people. They are the most ancient symbols of freedom. Maybe the secret of such birds tattoo designs popularity is people's secret desire to fly free in the sky.

  My name is Victoria and I work in Designs Tattoo centre for already three years, making people original tattoo designs. I know thousands of different tattoo designs and their meanings. I’ve already helped a great number of people to choose individual tattoo designs and I like this job.    

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