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Tattoo Designs & Symbols provides tattoo meanings, overviews and explanations of some of the most popular tattoo designs in the world today. The tattoo symbols & designs on this page all start with the letters U and V. Some of the most popular tattoo designs and symbols on this page include Viking Tattoo Designs, Virgin Mary Tattoos, Umbrella Tattoos, Unicorn Tattoos, Vampire Tattoos, and Virgo Tattoo Designs.

You'll find lots of great tattoo ideas for men and tattoos for girls and women here. Take your time deciding which tattoo is right for you - have a really good look around, get informed and most of all get inspired!

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Water Dragon symbolWater Dragon Tattoo Designs - In the Far East, the dragon represents the elements and the four points of the compass and dragons are simultaneously a symbol of Water, Earth, Underworld and Sky. The dragon is a culturally far-ranging character whose apparent bad temper should be interpreted as simply amoral, neither good nor evil. The forces of nature are not human-hearted, representing as they do the cycle of life and death, followed again by birth and renewal. Natures nurtures and nature destroys. So too does the dragon. Aquatic dragons cause springs to bubble up, but they also drown people. Eastern Native American myths tell of great horned dragons that... more

Water tattoosWater Tattoo Designs - Water tattoo designs, or tattoo designs where water is a prominent feature are both very old and very popular across a wide variety of tattoo genres.

The world was once thought to be composed of the four basic elements of water, fire, earth and air. In both the West and the East, there are many symbols associated with the different elements... more

Whale tattoo meaningsWhale Tattoos - Unfathomable wonder and fearsome monster, the whale is the largest of the earth's mammals. Ninety different species of whale, from the dolphin to the sperm whale have appeared in myths, legends, and folk tales around the world. In biblical mythology, as in the Old Testament story of Jonah, the whale was the symbol of divine retribution - and God's ally...more

Wheel of life tattoo meaningsWheel of Life Tattoos - The Wheel of Life is a Tibetan mandala, a visual map of a human being's journey through life's stages from the cradle to the grave. The Wheel is comprised of intricate images, arranged so as to demonstrate the teachings of the Buddha. Some people confuse Buddhism's Dharma Wheel with the Wheel of Life, and for good reason - the literature itself isn't consistent. Anyone looking for a Wheel of Life tattoo should be aware of the difference and potential confusion. Who knows, you might want one of each...more

Wildflower tattoosWildflower Tattoos - A wildflower (or wild flower) is a flower that grows wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded or planted. Yet "wildflower" meadows of a few mixed species are sold in seed packets. The term "wildflower" has been made vague by commercial seedsmen who are interested in selling more flowers or seeds more expensively than when labeled with only its name and/or origin. The term implies that the plant...more

Wing tattoosWing Tattoos - Wings as a tattoo design can often have inspirational or spiritual symbolism. In many myths, wings often have to be earned by their wearer.

Wings, often associated with birds, represent speed, elevation, freedom and aspiration...more

Meaning of wolf tattoosWolf Tattoos - The wolf is a powerful mythological and spiritual symbol in many cultures around the world, due to it's widespread distribution across North America, Europe and Asia. Modern dogs are descendants of Asian wolves and the relationships between man and wolves goes back at least forty thousand years.

Wolves were predatory competitors with early man and wolves symbolized ferocity, cunning, stealth, cruelty and even evil - but because of their close-knit pack behaviour wolves also represented loyalty, courage, fidelity and...more


Wrist tattoosWrist Tattoos - Before considering the best body part locations for your tattoo design, we should ask ourselves if the wrist is actually the best location for a tattoo. Especially for tattoos for girls, with whom the wrist is a favored spot. As usual, it depends. Among other things, it depends on how brave you are, and how slender your arms and hands are. Remember this - the tattoo is going to draw attention to... more

Yantra tattoosYantra Tattoos - For Hindus, a yantra is a geometrical diagram that represents the universe. Hindus believe that yantras can put us in touch with higher entities, which can be of great help on the spiritual path. If you're considering a yantra tattoo, take the time to delve deeper into their meanings and place in the Hindu religion, learn about what they represent, and a specific yantras place in Hindu worship and meditation.

Yantra is a Sanskrit word comprised of yam (to hold the essence), and tra (instrument)... more

Yin and Yang tattoosYin and Yang Tattoos - the Yin-Yang symbol or Taijitu, with black representing yin and white representing yang. It is a symbol that reflects the inescapably intertwined duality of all things in nature, a common theme in Taoism. No quality is independent of its opposite, nor so pure that it does not contain its opposite in a diminished form: these concepts are depicted by the vague division between black and white, the flowing boundary between the two, and the smaller circles within the large regions.

Everything can be described as both yin and yang... more

Yorkshire Terrier TattoosYorkshire Terrier Tattoos - The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of Terrier type, developed in the 1800s in the historical area of Yorkshire in England. The defining features of the breed are its small size and its silky blue and tan coat. The breed is nicknamed Yorkie and is placed in the Toy Terrier section of the Terrier Group by the ... more

Zen circle tattoosZen CircleTattoos - In a single - yet perfect - stroke of the calligrapher's brush, the Zen Circle symbolizes the entire universe. In the Zen school of Buddhism, the Zen Circle is a sacred symbol.

Although it is indeed a circle, a true Zen Circle has an obvious beginning and an end - where the artist's brush first touched paper, and then when it lifted off. This small break represents the transition from life to death. But, still, the graphic is circular, suggesting... more

Zodiac tattoo symbolsZodiac - searches for Zodiac symbols encompasses both the West and the East genres, with people searching for Zodiac symbols that represent both the classic Greek myths and the Chinese Zodiac, and even searches for Zodiac signs rendered in Japanese Kanji. Complete list of the 12 classic Zodiac signs

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