Skull tattoos may appear gruesome or scary to others but those who patronized this type of tat theme actually have special meanings attached to it. They are not just tattooed on them in order to appear tough or to appear funny. We will be looking at the several variations of skull tattoo designs and the symbolism attached to them.
Skull can be a symbol of protection, strength and power. For some people who already experienced danger, it can be a symbol of overcoming death, danger or a tough time. For those people who overcome trials, it can be a symbol for a past life, now changed, never to revert. Skulls can also be a reminder of death and bad behavior. In history, it is a symbol of victory over the enemy and a warning to the people defeated in battle. Skull is an obvious declaration of triumph.
Skulls can be drawn in various ways. Every person that chooses to have a skull tattooed on their body has a reason and meaning. They are also popular to girls who want a tattoo because not all skulls have to be demonic and masculine. It can also be in a more feminine design but many women even prefer the more demonic skull. In some cases, couples that want matching skull tattoos but of different sexes, the women prefer to smooth out the rough edges to show their feminine side.
Those who have skull tattoos look upon it as their protection from death or their talisman. It can also be a symbol of near death experience or one’s survival from a fatal accident or illness. Other’s even consider it as a lucky charm. Whatever meaning the wearer wants to attached to it, the important thing it the personal connection and symbolism it has to them.