Strong and mighty are appropriate adjectives that describe every eagle tattoo. Through the years, people have been getting tattoos to boost the ego and bolster fashion sense. In early civilizations, tattoos were symbolic of people’s personalities and social status.
Now, tattoos often do not symbolize anything about the wearer. However, there are still some people who pay high regards to symbolism and representations when it comes to getting a particular tattoo design. If you are planning to get a tattoo, why not choose to have an eagle tattoo? You would surely love it, as do people who already wear one.
What is the basic symbolism of an eagle tattoo? For patriotic and nationalistic sentiments, the eagle is usually a animal representation of the United States. The eagle as you know is among the most admirable of all animals, because it is sturdy, it flies and soars higher and it is very strong.
The eyes are very much fierce, probably accounting why the eagles’ eyes are used in the term ‘eagle’s eye view’. The wings of an eagle are so strong that it is not surprising why eagles are known to be strong and soaring high.
Personality wise, an eagle symbolizes strength, strong will and overall agility. These characteristics are very much identified with nothing else but the eagle. Eagle tattoos are usually worn by men. That is why for quite some time, an eagle tattoo is very much identified as a symbolism for masculinity.
However, these days, some women are also collecting guts to wear an eagle tattoo, but with a different design. It might be the basic symbolisms and representations of eagle tattoos that make them more appropriate for men.
An eagle tattoo can very much be located in any part of the body. Usually, men put their eagle tattoos in their chests, while others prefer to have the skin art on their arms and legs. When considering getting an eagle tattoo, it is also advisable if you would first assess and carefully think about the size.
You can have a small eagle tattoo or a big one. You can opt to have a multi-colored tattoo or a simple, uni-colored one. You can incorporate the flag’s main colors on the eagle or have a close up of an eagle face as your tattoo. Whatever your choice and preference is, in the end, your eagle tattoo would very much indicate your overall sentiment in life.
By: Ashley Ford
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Eagle and Shull w/patriotic theme. Artist is Rudy Cruz from El Paso, Tx. The tattoo took 3and a half hours to complete. Popular Tattoo Designs.