Beautiful Turtle Tattoos

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Animal tattoos are absolutely fantastic especially when inked in modern tattooing style from 2017 tattoo trends. All the animal tattoos look gorgeous and all of them have their special meaning. One of the most adorable creatures on earth is a turtle. Turtle tattoos are the part of Polynesian tribal tattoos, plus modern turtle tattoo styles like watercolor, line work or dotwork are also quite popular among boys and girls. Aside from being a beautiful tattoo turtle has very special meaning.

turtle tattto on foot

The symbol of turtle is present in many cultures, still they have very special meaning for the Polynesian tribes that worshiped the sea creatures. They often associated sea creatures with mystery and treated them as mystic creatures.

Indians believed that the earth rested on the back of a huge elephant that was supported by turtle shell. The same myths appears in the mythology of North American tribes. For Polynesian tribes the turtle symbolizes the war god Tu and the warriors wore turtle tattoos in characteristic signs.

Due to its longevity turtle characterizes immortality, stability and strength. Turtle lays hundreds of eggs and this is why turtle tattoo carries the symbol of fertility. Sea turtle always returns home after a long journey and this is why it is the symbol of faithfulness and guidance.

One may say that turtle has negative meaning due to its slow movement, still we can interpret it as steadfastness.

More often turtle is pictured in black without any other detail. Polynesian turtle tattoo with symbols is inked in thin and thick black lines. You will also find some really cool colorful tattoos that are worth to be considered.

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turtle tatttos 2017

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turtle tatttos 2017

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turtle tatttos 2017