About Lion Tattoos
For centuries animal tattoos have always been a popular choice among both men and women but one of the most popular animal tattoo is the lion tattoo. The reason why the lion tattoo is so popular is because of what it symbolizes. The most recognized symbol that a lion carries is king of the jungle and by having a lion tattoo represents strength, power, self confidence and royalty. In some cultures, the lion is viewed as a creature of aristocracy and law. Many years ago, people in places such as Asia got tattoos of a lion image as a way to show that they are full of energy and very powerful. Nowadays, lion tattoos signify the same thing, plus courage, savage protectiveness, victory, glory, vitality, strength, spirit and overall masculinity.
Women who choose the lion tattoo design
The lion tattoo is more common among men but some women do choose to have this design. The women designs are very different to the male tattoo designs. Lions live in a pack called pride, in each pride there is one dominant male. The dominant male just spends the day chilling out while the lionesses (there is usually several in one pride) bear and raise the cubs and go hunting. In nature, the male lion has it pretty easy therefore women who choose to have a lioness tattoo is symbolic of what all women do as mothers, wives and providers of their families. There are also many women who choose to get lion cubs tattooed on their body to symbolize their own children and the fact that they would fight fiercely to protect their cubs. Women also choose to have lion tattoo design of cartoon characters for example when the Lion King came out; there was a burst in popularity of cartoon lions on women.
Lion/lioness tattoo designs
There are a variety of different designs and styles for the lion tattoo for example there’s the tribal lion tattoo and the Celtic lion tattoo. Many men choose to have the lion tattoo design placed on their backs, arms or calves in a large design. For women, a popular place for the lion tattoo design is on the shoulder blade, ankle, wrist, foot, calf, hip or back as a small design or cartoon lion. Before choosing your final design, make sure you check out every style and design that is available and make sure that you choose a design that you are satisfied with.