Would you like an old tattoo design with a meaning? A tattoo which originates from an ancient civilization? Then, Celtic Tattoos are for you. This line art has grown in popularity over the years. Celt warriors wore tattoos to intimidate their enemies and express their love for their culture. A butterfly means rebirth while a cross with a ring is the bridge between heaven and earth. Representing the sun, afterlife and reincarnation is Triskele, the three interlocked spiral. Triquetra is the trinity knot with three fish. When three leaves fuse into one it becomes a shamrock. Family crests are represented as Celtic knots.
If you would like to have a tattoo which is Celtic, you have an interesting array to choose from. These tattoos originated in 400 B.C and were worn with pride by the Celtic warriors. These tattoos either represented pagan gods worshipped by Celts before Christ or their family crest. Celts had animal symbols, knots engraved on their faces, chest and arms. Butterfly, cross with a ring, spirals, shamrock, the Holy trinity and the Celtic knot are popular tattoos of the day. This line art uses a dot system. Share the love of the Irish for their culture and get a Celtic tattoo.
These knots and rays denote the sun which is the symbol of life, power, strength and energy.
This five cornered design with celtic knots can be strategically placed just below your neck.
Go for this simple symbol of hearts with fish rising up the inside of your wrist.
Use the symbols that Celts wore for their belief in trinity and the fish a symbol of fertility and happiness.
Three Knots and corners
Use the number three to denote the trinity the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost.
Speak of power and invincibility with the sun in intricate celtic design on your upper arm.
Knots and Cross
Get your chest tattooed like the warriors of old and shake off all negative energies from your life.
Knot Of life
Your loved one and you can have a Celtic knot on your ring fingers to declare the love that binds you.
Signifying strength this ram and knots make a bold statement; wear it on your back like a shield.
The Heavenly Bodies
Flaunt your arm with these cosmic symbols and knots and display old Celtic gods.
Use this metallic look to portray old Celtic Art and get ready to be noticed with this unusual tattoo.
The centre of these majestic flowers displays the three symbols – spiral, spiral and trinity, rather boldly.
Symbol of Three
The cross and ring have been decorated with Celtic knots to produce a suitable design for the biceps.
These hearts have been intricately combined into a celtic knot to produce this simple motif for the shoulder.
Pretend you are a celtic warrior with this pattern using knots and figures on the expanse across your back.
The celts considered themselves invincible; you may too with this armband made of knots.
This maze of intertwined knots in two colors is can be displayed on your back and is an eye catcher.
Get the desired attention with a message written around a circular celtic motif on your back.
A pretty design for a lady’s back with blue forget-me-not and the famous celtic knots.
Symbol of Love
Proclaim your feelings with this intricate pattern using hearts, fish and knots on your back.
A circular pattern of a tree inside a ring of knots signifies life and prosperity; appropriate for the arm or the back.
The celtic tree with knots can adorn your arm to portraying rebirth, renewal, romance, dreams and endurance.
A symbol that signifies protection and passion is the insect with a sting the forbidding scorpion.
Use this tattoo design to cover the expanse of your with ropes twisted to show strength.
Engrave a tattoo rising up your arm with this ancient design used by warriors to scare their enemies.
This beautiful tattoo of a guardian angel speaks of protection that only a divine power can provide.
Three hearts in one
Grace your back with this large but simple motif of three hearts and fish meant to protect you.
This design of a cross and ring is the bridge from our earthly station to the heavenly one.
A warrior in the days of old would wear tattoos across his back or chest to ward off his foes.
Use blue with black on this design of crosses around the arm for all the attention you need.
A small cross, on the nape of your neck, will portray your reverence for the savior above.
These half moons in intricate knots look stunning on the leg and display age-old beliefs.
Energy And Fire
This tattoo of the sun radiates with energy and can be placed on the upper arm.
This arm band speaks of ethereal energy in the way only a Celtic can express.
Place on your back, foot or ankle this celtic design symbolizing the three powers, stands out.
Be bold and display your arms with this not all fussy motif of black and red.
May good luck always be on your side with this eye-catching design on your upper arm.
Go for this attractive design in colors of orange and green and display the ancient art.
Get this tattoo in the middle of your back like the ancient celtic people used to do.