The Symbolic Meanings Behind Skull Tattoos
Executive Summary By Christine Crotts
When a person wants to choose a tattoo in order to look and make him feel tough, it is common for them to choose skull tattoos. There are several varieties of these tattoos available in the tattooing world. It is interesting to see as to how by the change of its colours and design skull tattoos can break through its envisioned darkness and gloomy forms and extend its symbolic structure even for a delightful meaning.
A few notable symbolic meanings of the skull tattoos are as follows:
In the past skull tattoos were singularly designed for men, but with the advent of the recent unisex world, skull tattoos are worn both by men and women. In Christendom, the skull has always represented human vanity, repentance and eternity of the soul. It not only did display power and superiority but the sight of a beheaded skull brought fear in minds of the enemies.
During the dark ages the Celtic lords symbolized the skull as a form of greater changes rather than danger or death which gives skull tattoos a more positive spin in the recent times. In the modern times skull is seen as a symbol for power, protection and strength. As above all the skull tattoos makes you look tough.