Ladybug Tattoo Designs, Ideas and Pictures
Ladybugs are known as one of the cuter insects. Everyone knows that ladybugs bring good luck to those that find them. Did you know the other symbolic meanings of a ladybug? Aside from bringing good luck to the person the ladybug lands on, in Sweden they are known for particularly bringing good luck in your love life. They are a sign of good weather in Europe. They are thought to have healing powers, and when one lands on you, you can make a wish and blow it gently away. It is also believed in parts of Asia that ladybugs understand human language. Another belief is that if a ladybug lands on a married woman, the number of spots on the ladybug represents the amount of children she will bear.
The symbolism surrounding the ladybug dates back to the early Middle Ages. This is when the ladybug got its name. Farmers would refer to it as “The Beetles of Our Lady”, making reference to the Virgin Mary. This is because the farmers thought the insects must have been sent from above, as they help control the population of crop destroying insects.
For such a little insect, the ladybug is sure known to have many magical powers. With all different symbolism that ladybugs stand for, you can imagine they make for some great ladybug tattoo designs. Ladybug tattoo have become really popular in the last 15 years, and are extremely popular with women. Guys might even choose to include one as part of a larger nature motif.
Some people will choose a small, traditional ladybug tattoo design, maybe on the feet, ankle, or shoulder. Others will choose a more artistic approach to their ladybug tattoo, changing up the colors. Adding some different colors to your ladybug can enhance the symbolism. It’s also very common to include a ladybug with other lucky symbols, such as a four leaf clover or a horseshoe. Ladybug tattoos also work very well with butterflies, flowers, stars, and heart designs.
With all the different color combinations and additional artwork, you will be sure to find a unique ladybug tattoo that you’ll enjoy for a lifetime.
If you are seriously considering getting a tattoo, we suggest you take a look at a site such as Chopper Tattoo. They have the largest selection of high quality, award winning tattoo designs that you can print out and bring to your local tattoo artist. Here is a small gallery of pictures of ladybug tattoo designs:
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