Tattoo can describe you as a person and the more symbolic your tattoo will be the better it will describe your inner world. One of such special tattoo symbols that may characterize you as an individuality is feather tattoo. To make it clear check out these cute feather tattoo ideas and the symbolism of feather.
The meaning and symbolism of feather tattoo depends on the type of feather. Whether you choose bird’s feather or angel wing’s feather, the meaning will be different. For the best choice you better find out all the types of feather tattoos and later make a choice.
FEATHER TATTOO SYMBOLISM & MEANING
General meaning of feather tattoo is freedom, beauty, elegance, spirituality, faith, immortality and resurrection, knowledge, wisdom, strength, courage, justice, fertility, truth and wealth. The dominating meaning depends on the type of bird the feather belongs to.
The image of feather is closely connected with the culture of Native Americans. The feather was present in their myths and they used feather as a body accessory, weapon and tool. Native Americans believed that souls lived not only in animals, but also things including feather. According to Native Americans feather was the gift from the sky that carried the power of thunder gods. This is why voodoos wore feathers on head to be closely connected to the sky. For Native Americans the most honored feathers were eagle feathers.
In Christianity the feather was the symbol of virtue. Three feathers curved into a ring symbolizes one faith, hope and charity. For Egyptians the feather symbolized the sky gods.
FEATHER TATTOO DESIGNS
White feather tattoo symbolizes innocence, red is the colors of passion and love, yellow feather means intelligence. Besides of color the meaning of tattoo may vary depending on the details pictured with feather like compass, arrow, birds and fire. You can get either a single feather tattoo or a beautiful composition and more complete picture.
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