The Gemini tattoo is among the most sought after of the astrological tattoos. For people born between May 22nd and June 23rd, there are very many tattoo designs which are formed around the Gemini theme.
In astrology, Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac. The accompanying tattoo revolves around the symbolism of twins, and the concept of duality, with Apollo and Artemis the deity images usually invoked.
Gemini tattoos represent the idea of twins in a variety of ways, through for instance, the use of Roman numerals, the depiction of twin cats, and blazing skulls.
Also common is the depiction of wolves from ancient Remus and Romulus mythologies. Roman numerals such as II often form the base for simpler designs. Important also to note is that Castor, the head of the right twin, and Pollux, the head of the left, are the two most important stars of the Gemini and hence get real prominence in Gemini tattoo symbolism.
For many people, the favoured location for the Gemini constellation tattoo is the arm or leg, with black ink the favoured coloring. Other favourites include the lower-back and stomach. Courtney Fox of Friends spots a white Gemini tattoo on her stomach.
Gemini tattoo designs vary greatly. Some designs are simple and small while others are large and elaborate. The basic theme can always be mixed with your personal images or lettering.
Before you head off to the tattoo parlour for a tattoo, you should first decide:
1) The size you want the tattoo to be.
2) What part of the body you want the tattoo placed.
3) The pedigree of the tattoo artist you are visting. You want the procedure done by a professional artist with a good reputation, in order to avoid mistakes, and discomfort during the procedure.