The term "zodiac" was derived from the Latin word 'zodiacus', meaning 'circle of animals'. Tattoo designs of zodiac signs are the buzz today among the youngsters. You need to know your sign before getting inked because each tattoo design provides a meaning. You have to make sure that a zodiac design is the right choice for you because the removal of the same is difficult, though not impossible. Zodiac love signs make good tattoo designs and are currently in vogue.
Zodiac Signs as Tattoo Designs
A zodiac tattoo depicts one of the twelve zodiac signs, such as Aries the Ram or Capricorn the Goat. Each sign has a symbol that represents a set of stars and a picture. You can actually link these both and have a tattoo designed for you. You can also use the astronomical symbol of each sign to create a design.
This sign is represented by a goat. The color associated with it is brown, and the flower is carnation. Hence, the tattoo designs for this sign are designed with brown ink.
Water carrier is the zodiac symbol of Aquarius. This is one of the most popular zodiac tattoo designs. There are several design variations for this symbol that makes it a popular choice.
Two fish swimming in the opposite direction from each other is the symbol of this sign. Its traditional color is soft sea color. You have to keep this color in mind while choosing the tattoo design.
A ram is the symbol of Aries. It is ruled by mars and the color is red. So, if you are an arian, get inked with red color.
A bull represents this sign. The color of the sign is light pink and the planet Venus rules it. Hence, the tattoo is designed with pink color ink.
Twins represents this zodiac sign. This sign is ruled by mercury and is represented by the color green. Instead of twins you can have a wolf tattoo in green because the wolf represents the Roman twins Remus and Romulus.
The traditional color of this sign is silver, and it is ruled by moon. The symbol is crab. Crab tattoo designs are popular among the youngsters. However, if you are not happy with a crab tattoo design, then you may have a pearl tattooed because it is the sunstone of this sign.
A lion represents this sign, and it is ruled by the sun. The two colors that are associated with this sign are ruby and gold. Hence, have a Leo tattoo designed using gold or ruby color ink.
Virgo the virgin is represented by a woman. This sign has the traditional color dark brown or green. One of the tattoo designs associated with this sign, that is very popular among the young and old alike, is the Virgin Mary.
A pair of balance scales represents Libra. The color associated with this sign is blue. Many of the Libra tattoo designs use blue ink. Sometimes instead of scales a cosmos flower is used as the design.
Scorpio is represented by scorpions and ruled by Pluto. The color yellow and flower peony is used for the tattoo because these represent the color and the flower of Scorpio zodiac sign.
This sign is ruled by Jupiter and the symbol is centaur archer. The color is blue, so the Sagittarians use blue ink to draw the tattoo. The common designs are an archer or the flower narcissus.
Zodiac signs are one of the most popular tattoo design themes that are currently favored by many. There are many wonderful designs for the 12 zodiac signs that can be unique and custom-made.