The temperature and moisture content of the cloud will determine the shape and form of a snowflake. Also, it is said that no two snowflakes will be the same; in form, shape, or pattern.
If actual snowflakes are different from one another, why not your tattoo! Because snowflakes are unique, this may be one of the reasons why people get them as tattoos in the first place. They symbolize uniqueness in the sense that no two individuals in the world are the same. So the next step that will help you get closer to getting the tattoo is designs.
Designs to Choose From
Snowflake tattoos are creatively inked by tattoo artists as the designs can be quite intricate and detail-oriented. Depending on your personal choice, you can either go with the designs we’ve mentioned below or have your tattoo artist bring in his/her own creativity to it.
Tattoo Placement Suggestion
You can choose more than one design to complete your tattoo. When it comes to tattoos, there really isn’t a “right” way of going about it. The design should appeal to you, and hence, you need to consult with your tattoo artist in finalizing a design for you. Once you determine what the tattoo will look like, the next step will be the placement. Here are some popular choices for snowflake tattoo location.
✔ Inner wrist✔ Near ankle✔ Frontal foot✔ Shoulder blade✔ Nape of the neck✔ Lower back✔ Hip✔ Abdominal region✔ Forearm✔ Rib cage✔ Behind the ear✔ Thigh
Snowflake Tattoo Meanings
As we mentioned earlier, no two snowflakes are similar, this is one of the main symbolism of the tattoo. Uniqueness is the key here. With tattoos, most individuals want that their tattoos are original, without a duplicate. Which is why, snowflakes are perfect to symbolize individualism. On the other hand, what do snowflakes remind you of? Christmas and wintertime, right? As the snowflakes gently fall on earth, the quiet gracefulness is also sensed. Snowflakes are crystal clear and they symbolize purity, transformation (from being solid to liquid), and circle of life.
After reading the information provided in the article, I hope that you are inspired to get a snowflake tattoo and have decided on the design as well. As for going through the entire process, make sure you consult an experienced and hygienic tattoo artist, follow all the aftercare instructions properly, and take proper care of the tattoo so that it won’t get infected or fade.