Fairy Tattoo Designs
Looking for a great fairy tattoo design idea? Great! We can help. Fairy tattoo designs are steeped in the mythology and folklore of a variety of different cultures. In most stories fairies are seen as the personification of a person’s wishes or dreams.
This is one of the many reasons why it has become a very popular tattoo option. They offer the chance to have a fantasy inspired tattoo but which holds a much deeper meaning, which can be very individual.
Some fairy tattoos designs are created to represent this idea the personification of wishes, and so will be created to represent the deepest wish of the person getting the tattoo. In this way the meaning behind a fairy tattoo can be personal.
But some believe that by getting the tattoo it will cause this wishes to come true, though it could also be from the inspiration the fairy provides. Artists will sometimes getting a fairy tattoo as a representation of their muse for this purpose as well.
Fairies are said to represent youthful innocence, in that in most representations of fairies in modern myth, they retain that sense of childlike wonder at everything. A tattoo of a fairy can be a nod to the fantasies of childhood, the desire to live in the stories or among the fairies. This is possibly the reason why fairy tattoos are overwhelmingly most popular women.
The other reason could certainly be the range and diversity of fairy tattoo designs. They allow for creativity and individuality to shine through, as any aspect of someone’s personality can be easily represented in a fairy. If a person is very shy in person they can have a fairy tattoo design that is either matching their personality or they can have one that is bright and extravagant.
While there are masculine versions of fairy tattoos, they are usually embellished with other manly fantasy elements, like fire, dragons, or skulls. For men, fairy tattoos are usually given the appearance of more of devil or dark angel; where as the female versions will usually be cute and colorful.
Fairy tattoo design ideas, because of their resemblance to Angels and because of their ability to be easily changed to fit any person or personality, are often used as memorials. A tattoo can be created to represent a friend or family member that has passed on, so that they will always be remembered by you. Likewise sometimes men will get a fairy tattoo as a representation of a wife or a daughter. Whatever you choose to have your fairy tattoo represent you can be assured that your hopes, wishes and memories will always be with you.
A fairy tattoo design has the benefit of being not only easily scalable but looks well on nearly any part of the body. They can be as elaborate or simple, or as colorful or neutral as desired. Even though they can be placed anywhere the most common locations are on the lower back, the hips, the ankles, and stomach.
This is because these areas leave room to create designs as detailed or a simple as desired, and the size is easily adjustable in these locations as well. Not surprisingly fairy tattoos are usually done rather small in order to keep with their mythical representations of being tiny.
Celebrity Fairy Tattoos
Fairy tattoo designs have even become popular with celebrities with Brittney Spears being the most famous. Her fairy tattoo is on her lower back and is very colorful and childlike. Jamie King and Rachael Miner also have fairy tattoos on their lower back. Actress Amber Tamblyn also has a fairy tattoo and it is on her left ankle and actress Denise Richards has one on her right.
Alyssa Milano has a fairy tattoo below her belly button. Christina Ricci also has a fairy tattoo among her tattoo collection, and she placed on the inside of her left wrist. Fairy tattoo designs are so popular among people and celebrities because of their ability to be representations of our inner selves, our wishes and our desire to keep just a little bit of magic in our lives.