Traditional Hamsa Tattoos

traditional hamsa tattoos

hamsa tattoo 2018

Traditional tribal tattoos are still very popular today. In coming 2018 tattoo trends they have very special place and this is why we are going to talk much about traditional symbol tattoos from different cultures. Hamsa tattoo is one of the most popular symbol tattoo that carries unique meaning and symbolism.

hamsa tattoo on arm

Hamsa is a hand with beautiful patterns. Sometimes it is pictured with an eye in the center. The eye pictured symbolizes the eye of the Horus, the god of sun in Egyptian mythology. It is believed that hamsa is the Hand of God. The symbol was meant to protect from evil forces and as a spiritual symbol it is often carried as a protective sign. Hamsa originates from Hebrew and Arabic culture. The sign is translated as the word “five”; it represents a hand with five fingers. Besides of the eye hamsa is decorated with patterns that carry not only aesthetic touch but also symbolize perfection.  For Catholics hamsa symbolizes Virgin Mar’s hand and means femininity and power.

One of popular styles of hamsa is lotus flower and hamsa tattoo. Depending on the number of petals the meaning may change. Frequently chosen type is six-petal lotus flower that symbolizes peace and balance.

Hamsa can be worn virtually on any part of body depending on its size. Tiny hamsa tattoo will look beautiful on finger while more complicated colorful hamsa tattoos are pictured on back, arm, rib and foot.

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on back

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on rib

hamsa tattoo on back

hamsa tattoo on back

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on wrist

hamsa tattoo on finger

hamsa tattoo on shoulder

hamsa tattoo on wrist

hamsa tattoo on shoulder

hamsa tattoo on arm

hamsa tattoo on arm

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