For a while, butterfly tattoos were forgotten giving more space to new modern tattoo styles. Still, tattoo trends are changing and butterfly tattoo is back with totally new look. Butterfly tattoos are now one of the most popular tattoo ideas for women to decorate gentle body so if ou are thinking over getting something cute and trendy check out those amazing butterfly tattoo ideas.
Butterfly is maybe the only cute insect that doesn’t look creepy. Besides, of being so beautiful butterfly has very special meaning. It symbolizes love and beauty. They are fragile and always fly away if in a danger. Metamorphosis that is connected with butterfly is the process that it passes through. Those changes turns cocoon into a beautiful creature. This is why butterfly can be an amazing symbol of life changes.
Besides, of those meanings butterfly has different meanings in cultures. In Japanese culture, butterfly symbolizes freedom. Butterfly flying in a house brings luck so butterfly also symbolizes luck.
In Chinese culture, butterfly symbolizes love. This explains the meaning of popular phrase “Butterflies in the stomach” so wearing butterfly tattoo means you are in love.
In Christian and Greek culture butterfly represents soul and freedom.
In Aztec culture, butterfly symbolizes soul of a woman who passed away while giving a childbirth and the souls of dead children.
Traditional butterfly tattoo is colorful with accentuated prints on wings and bright colors. More often butterflies are pictured in group. The size depends on the body part you want to get it.
New School tattoo style offers modern designs of butterfly tattoos. Those are geometric and dotwork tattoos combined with lines and other geometric details.