Have you ever imagined that spiders can also be placed in a tattoo? Nowadays spider tattoos are becoming very popular and as a result we have decided to publish this article. There are thousands of spider species found in this world and that’s the reason the spider tattoos can also be done in a lot of variety. It can be designed in any size which as a result fits at any part of the body for both men and women. Normally spider tattoos are common in men but it is also worn by women. Not only that, before making a spider tattoo you have to know the various meanings that it reflects. Get all the meanings and ideas below discussed thoroughly.
As far known, spider tattoo designs originated from the Malaysian Tribes and so it is very closely linked to the tribal tattoos. First of all a spider tattoo can be done from lot of perspectives among them the two common are from the love of spider and another due to its symbolic meanings. Spiders are very interesting creature. Basically you will notice that spider struggles a lot to make their web and various insects get stucked to this web. So it commonly said that spider is a great symbol of struggle. Each and every human being also goes through various ups and downs throughout the life and that’s where struggle is related to our life. So struggle is a part of everyone’s life and that’s why spider tattoo can fit anybody if seen from this point of view.
Again if we look back into the history, Native Americans and the ‘Dream catcher’. Have you heard of Anishinabe Tribe? It is believed that they have created this dream catcher and believed it to have some magical powers. This tribe believed that ‘spider woman’ roamed about to visit all the new born children in their tribe and protected them from anything bad. But when the tribe expanded it became almost impossible for the spider woman to reach to every newborn which as a result the women of the tribe started weaving their own dream catchers. Today this dream catcher has become a symbol of the Native Americans. They believe that the spider web and dream catcher almost hold the same symbolic meaning which is ‘Protection’.
Throughout the world, spiders are seen from different points of view and hence states different meanings. In European countries they think that spider is associated with negativity. Similarly spiders are seen from different angles and meaningful views around the world. Here we have made a list of some symbolic meanings which are associated with spiders as well as spider tattoos designs.
So now it’s up to the user which meaning they are going to portray through their own spider tattoo. It is found
that spider tattoos are commonly worn by the inmates and it is also a symbol of the KKK. But most of the people will say that spider tattoos are always related to negativity but it also have some negative aspects too like wisdom, harmony, fertility and balance. Spiders can also be said as an insect with a lot of creativity and intelligence. And lastly in most cases, spiders are not very aggressive to the humans.
The most common tattoo design is the ‘black widow spider’ as they look very unique in the tattoo but several other species are also portrayed. So think deeply about all the meanings and finally decide about the spider tattoo design so that it becomes a unique permanent tattoo. So now you will see some great design ideas we have collected from various sources over the internet.