Tattoo making can be done by using permanent or temporary ink depending on the viewer’s choice. If you are a first timer and are looking for a non-controversial yet cool tattoo design, then the cross tattoo is just for you. This is one of the most popular tattoo design all over the world. Cross tattoo designs are meant for both, men as well as women.
Cross Tattoo Designs
The cross with which we are well acquainted is the Christian cross which symbolizes Christianity. It is one of the most recognizable and popular symbols all over the world. Therefore, Christian cross tattoos definitely top the list of cross tattoos for women. However, apart from that, there are several other designs that can be used by women. Take a look.
The Celtic designs have originated from the Celtic culture that are trademark of the culture having characteristic knotted patterns. The Celtic cross is a cross set over a ring. The ordinary Celtic cross is like the red cross set on a ring; whereas the Christian Celtic cross is a longer cross with a ring surrounding the intersection. Celtic cross tattoos are definitely unique.
As mentioned above, the cross most popularly represents Christianity. If you are a devout Christian then you can opt for Jesus cross tattoos. The Christian cross with Jesus; with a rosary; with a coiling vine; etc. are also some of the elaborate designs that you can go for.
The iron cross is a quite recent symbol as compared to the other cross tattoos. It was a symbol of a military honor given to soldiers in Germany. The iron cross is a prefect cross (like the red cross) with a distinct design. Iron cross tattoos are usually made in darker colors.
Egyptian Cross (Ankh)
Among the different small cross tattoos, the Egyptian cross is one of the most favored one. It is a unique cross with a loop at the top which is considered as a symbol of life. The cross is also considered as a union of male and female Gods. This tattoo design can also be made in different colors and patterns.
Apart from the above mentioned ones, Maltese cross, Gothic cross, etc. can also be made These designs can also be made in the tribal form to create a unique design. Cross tattoos can be made in any color and can be decorated with feminine designs like flowers, vines, etc. They can also be placed on any part of the body.
Lastly, one should note that it is essential to consider one’s profession and religion before going for a tattoo. Secondly, tattoo making and removal can be painful and hence, think carefully before making the final decision. Good luck!