Mermaid Tattoo

Mermaid Tattoo

A Mermaid Tattoo is for the seriously obsessed mermaid lovers ONLY.  Why? Because these are the best kept secrets of the oceans.  One can’t help but notice that Mermaid tattoos are just so, so beautiful.

Beautiful, wild and mysterious, mermaids have always been attractive mythological creatures, and hence, a  mermaid tattoo makes a great design that can appeal to every taste in tattoo art.

These secretive and seductive creatures from the sea can be found in several cultures mythologies and stories from the past, and they always resemble sensuality, mystery and beauty, that sometimes lured sailors by their magical and mystical powers.

Mermaids are also related to different goddesses like Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love an sexuality, and other similar deities of femininity, sensuality, fertility. Therefore, mermaid tattoo is commonly found on women.

The mermaid is often seen as a strong female figure a femmes fatale, one that is freeindependent, and self-directed.

Due to the mermaid’s connection with the sea, this tattoo design can symbolize natureintuitionbirth or rebirth, and creation.

Since she is often depicted luring sailors, she might represent dangerseduction, and sexuality.

She might also represent independence, freedom, mystery, a connection to the ocean, being tossed on the waves, or going with the flow.

Some believe that the mermaid represents magic.

When it comes to vintage maritime symbols, the mermaid ranks with the best.  Did you know that old-school mermaid tattoo design first became popular with sailors in the early 1900s?

There is no limit to your imagination, but you should think about the placement and coloring of the Mermaid Tattoo. The mermaid tattoo can be of any size. The most popular chosen places are the sleeve, forearm, leg, etc. But if you opt for a rather big size, it is better to place it on the chest or back. The rib and side locations are preferred by girls as a sign of temptation. For sure, the coloring is up to your wish but also the chosen style puts some directions. Tribal and skeleton mermaids look better in black and white, pin-ups and traditional ones are multicolored in general tattooing practice.

Mermaid Tattoo – Color is the very first of its kind as Pradeep did this using his ‘Over Spill’ style. Marie who is  always fascinated by Mermaids also feels inspired by them. And she is big fan of Colored Inks. This Tattoo is actually one of the few color tattoos she has received from Pradeep.


Click the below link to read more about Color Tattoos!

Top things to know about color tattoos. 

It's only fair to share...Share on Facebook
Tweet about this on Twitter
Share on LinkedIn

Leave a Comment