Tattoo dove - flying bird with spread wings - a symbol of purity, peace and love. This symbol is considered a talisman. Sketch of tattoo with the image of a dove is performed either black and white or in color, and is applied to the image on the chest, shoulder, upper arm or thigh.
In ancient myths wrote that the dove - a frequent companion of the gods.In ancient times it was portrayed next to the inhabitants of Mount Olympus - Aphrodite, Adonis and Cupid, pointing to their lust and constancy.
Later dove image is widely used in countries with a Christian religion. The Old Testament tells us that a dove released by Noah, returned to the Ark with an olive branch.( This image is decorated with a modern coat of arms of Israel. ) So there was another meaning dove tattoos - this is not a bodily and spiritual love.
White dove is considered a messenger of God, bearer of his power, a symbol of unblemished soul. White dove tattoo also has a cleansing sense, integrity, faith. Traditionally,Jewish temples in these birds were sacrificed in order to clear their blood of a sacred place.
In the Muslim religion black dove is a symbol of the Prophet Muhammad, in fact this bird had predicted his future.
Often dove tattoo is a reminder of the deceased person. Flying dove - the image of a pure soul, flying away to heaven.This is a very ancient symbol, which goes back to the beliefs of the Aztecs, who believed that a good man after the death turns into a dove.
Another meaning of the birds image - eternal love, pairing, family ties. This is due to the fact that pigeons naturally true to each other along one pair of living life.It is often possible to meet the tattoo - Kissing doves ; flying birds, their beaks holding in one heart for two ; two pigeons sitting on a branch and staring at each other. This image - a symbol of eternal love and the memory of it.
Widely known and another value of drawing - in many countries the dove with an olive twig in its beak represents the world.( In Japan in such cases represent a dove with a sword ) Bird with palm sprig means victory over death.
Very popular tattoo of a dove in flight. It emphasizes the desire for freedom, liberation from all bondage and regulations.
Elegant dove tattoo is considered a female, it is complemented by other characters - the names of lovers, red rose.In Europe, you can find a tattoo, signed «Mum-Dad» ( « Mother - Father") - in memory of his parents.
Thanks to its small size it fits easily into a tattoo on his neck, ankle, or chest, looks wonderful paired tattoo - two pigeons on the wrist or hands.
Very nice look sketches tattoo with white dove and a red rose.