Rose Tattoo

According to the ancient Greeks, the first 'rose' is said to be created by Chloris, the Goddess of flowers. The Goddess of Love, Aphrodite, gave beauty to the flower and Dionysus, the God of Wine gave the intoxicating fragrance to the flower. Due to this, the "rose flower symbolizes beauty, love, intoxication and death". The thorns add a hint of sorrow and danger to the flower. Hence, it is seen as a perfect symbol for human condition.
The connotations that a "rose tattoo" has are numerous, but there are some generally accepted and understood meanings of a rose tattoo. The most popular meaning of a "rose tattoo" is love: pure, unadulterated love. This meaning was derived from beliefs that the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, bled on white roses (the original color of roses according to them) when a thorn pricked her, thus turning them red. Another meaning of a rose tattoo is unflinching honor.  We will read about rose tattoos.
'Black Rose Tattoo'
the most common meaning of a "black rose tattoo" is death, grief and sorrow. Black is a color that is always associated with death. Hence, it only makes sense that a tattoo symbolizing love for a departed soul, be in black.
'Compass Rose Tattoo'There are other meanings attached to this "tattoo design". The meanings attached to the "compass rose tattoo" are a little philosophical. To some it stands for focus. It reminds the wearer of the tattoo to focus on the future and let the bygones be bygones. This is especially true about moving ahead after a rocky and tumultuous relationship. It can also indicate leaving an addiction behind. The last of the meaning is to start life afresh and look forward to the things that life has to offer.
"Guns N Roses Tattoo"If you are a Guns 'N’ Roses fan, then you are probably already familiar with the "rose tattoos". This 1980’s rock band were very famous for their music and wild lifestyle yet they all sported tattoos that incorporated the image of the rose. Many fans, male as well female, emulated the band by getting tattoos of guns and roses as well.
'Blue Rose Tattoo'The meaning of the "blue rose tattoo" is a fascination for some people. It can also be seen as a fantasy and impossibility. This can be due to the fact that blue roses, do not exist in nature at all. The so called blue roses are actually either lavender roses or white roses, that are dyed in the color blue. To some people, a blue rose tattoo represents a hope for a miracle and that new possibilities are yet to come, and that they can come.
'Tribal Rose Tattoo'When we think of a rose, it is natural that we come to think of love, purity and beauty. This is precisely the reason why rose tattoos are popular among women tattoo lovers. "Tribal rose tattoo" add a twist to the meaning of roses. For the Romans and and the ancient Greeks, the rose symbolized love and beauty and it was identified with Aphrodite, the Goddess of love. The mystical rose, for the Christians, symbolized Virgin Mary. Like the Romans and Greeks, ancient Egyptians, worshiped the Goddess Isis, said to be the ideal mother and wife, with roses.
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When you choose to have yourself tattooed with this 'tattoo design', you have a wide variety of designs, from which you can choose from. You can have a single small rose bud or an open bloom. The other option is to have a garland of blue roses tattooed around your neck. A bouquet of blossoms also makes for a beautiful tattoo design. At the same time, you have the option of getting a rose tattoo either with the thorns or without the thorns. "Rose tattoos" can be big, bold and colorful, or they can also be small and monotone. You can get an intricate design or a simple design. Depending on your choice, you can get the 'tattoo' made, but it will certainly have a good amount of meaning and emotion attached to it.



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