Here you have probably noticed that this blog not only deals with the mainstream tattoo designs, but also put focus on some rare tattoo designs in this world keeping in mind about the demand of all the readers. So like other rare tattoo designs, today we came up with an article on scorpion tattoos. Scorpion tattoos are not a mainstream tattoo but still it is very demanding in the present world. It is mainly worn by men but nowadays it is also becoming popular among the Women. Like all other animal tattoo scorpion tattoo also represents various traits and attributes. As a result it consists of various symbolic meanings.
Normally scorpion tattoos are fierce looking and it mainly suits the masculine entity. It can be made in various colors and forms and most importantly it can be portrayed in some interesting manners. Scorpion tattoos are really intimidating design idea and sure to be distinct one. You know that there are thousands of different scorpion species around the world. It is also believed as one of the most ancient animal in this planet with an estimation of 400 million years old. They are mainly part of the arachnid family and very closely related to spiders. Normally we humans think that scorpions are deadly animal for humans but actually there are mainly species of scorpions that are not so poisonous. So, not all the scorpions are poisonous enough to kill humans.
Now let us concentrate o n the symbolic meanings of scorpion tattoos. Most of the symbolic meanings of the scorpion tattoos are associated with its characteristics and nature. Such as one of the symbolic meaning can be sexual arousal. Actually during the mating of a male and female scorpion, the male scorpion does a seductive dance to attract the female towards them. Isn’t it interesting? Apart from these all there are some traditions in this world which thinks that scorpions are very symbolic. Mayans consider scorpions as a symbol of surgery, in Buddhism scorpion symbols were used in weapons again in some cultures it is considered as evil. In Egyptian mythology, scorpions are very popular as because it is the place of the most dangerous species of scorpions in the World. Egyptian goddess Isis used to protect herself with giant scorpions and from there it became a symbol of protection.
Scorpions are also the symbol of Zodiac sign Scorpio. So it can also be used as a zodiac tattoo. Those who are born October 23 to November 21 are said to be Scorpios. Scorpio zodiac sign represents struggle, resistance and victory. Scorpios are said to be devoted, loyal, dignified and sensitive. But based on all these we can easily make a list of symbolic meanings of scorpion tattoos which is stated below.
Some people choose scorpion tattoos because of their zodiac sign while some people choose it because of their symbolic meanings. So it is up to you from which point of view you are going to choose a scorpion tattoo design. It is sure that there is hardly any confusion that scorpions have a lot of meanings behind them. It is always recommended that you have a look on various types of scorpion tattoo designs and then finally decide the suitable one for you. Take some time to decide about the design. It can be placed in any part of the body depending on the size and shape of the design and apart from that it can be experimented with variety of colors and design forms.