Dandelion tattoo

Dandelion tattoo

Without a doubt, it is one of the most popular tattoos among girls and women. That's right, we talk about dandelion tattoos. It is not the first time that we speak in Tatuantes of this type of tattoos since last year, my partner Maria Jose already told us about the tattoos of this beautiful and delicate flower. Although and at that time, we spoke more of an opinion than of the meaning and symbolism that this tattoo has.

And that is what we are going to talk about in this article, we will explain the symbolism and meaning that the dandelion tattoos as well as the reasons that a person can capture this tattoo on their skin. On the other hand, we will also give some ideas to get an original and different tattoo.

What do dandelion tattoos mean?

Dandelion tattoos

Now if you are determined (or determined) to tattoo a dandelioni guess you'd like to know what this tattoo symbolizes and means. The dandelion flower is one of the most common plants that can be, it grows in abundance and practically in any region of the world. And it is that, although it may seem that we are talking about a tattoo that symbolizes abundance, nothing is further from reality.

Its fragility and that it is associated with children and young people (we have all blown some dandelions as children) makes these tattoos symbolize innocence, purity and nostalgia. Despite this, we cannot leave aside the possibility that many people tattoo this flower to represent some special moment in their lives or a memory that we do not want the passage of time to turn gray and unclear.

Spiritual meaning

Dandelion tattoo

As we well mentioned, innocence is one of the great meanings that are reflected in a tattoo like this. But we can still go a little further. The spiritual meaning of dandelion tattoos connect our present selves with the past. Yes, it may sound a bit weird but it is not. It is a way of not forgetting the great memories of childhood, of always being in contact with it and reliving happier times, or at least, without major complications. Magic and wishes are also connected with its symbolism. Although the plant itself has been considered magical in another time, in the face of its meaning it was not going to be left behind.

In Christianity it was said that this plant was associated with the love of Jesus. Synonymous with the good luck that always accompanies you. From what we can say that it has become a positive symbol and at the same time related to survival, healing and vitality.

Dandelion Tattoo Designs

Dandelion tattoo on shoulder

It is best that you take a look at the complete dandelion tattoo gallery that you have below. Of course, when it comes to talking about designs, we see that there is one that prevails over the rest, at least in popularity and number of times tattooed. And it is a dandelion that has been blown out and whose flowers have turned into little birds.

Although and taking into account that this tattoo is "too seen", personally I would opt for something different, now, what we will comment on now is more a personal opinion than anything else. For my part, and if I had to give my opinion to someone who wants to do a dandelion tattoo, I would tell them to opt for a different style, a watercolor-like design that touches the abstract could be very good. And so we get away from the typical dandelion with a flock of birds.

Dandelion tattoo with letters

Dandelion tattoo with letters

As with other types of tattoos, we can also enjoy many variations in this one. One of them is to see how the Dandelion tattoo with lettering takes first place. Perhaps because in addition to having all the symbolism that we have mentioned, we add a new meaning to it. We owe this to the letters that will form some words or phrases.

The most common thing is to see words of encouragement or those positive phrases that always remind us that we must continue fighting every day. Of course, it is best to opt for short phrases so that they do not overshadow the beauty of the dandelion. An original idea is to mix the part of the seeds with individual letters that will form a word. In this case, it is best if it is a proper name.

Where to get a dandelion tattoo

Dandelion tattoo on ribs

Like its various meanings, the dandelion can also be the protagonist of various areas of your body. You just have to know that it can be adapted to the ones you like the most.

  • On the wrist: Although it may not seem like it, it can be a nice tattoo for the wrist. Of course, in this case, it is advisable to design the plant itself, and vertically, and only a few seeds around it.
  • In the shoulder: One of the most popular options is this, without a doubt. The shoulder is the part of the body where the dandelion tattoo can be him in all its glory. More than anything because it will have a horizontal shape, in which we can lengthen the seeds and combine them with the letters or phrases that we have mentioned.
  • Neck: The neck area is elegant and sensual in equal measure. That is why if you have a tattoo of this type in mind, it will be more than perfect. Its size is going to be reduced, but not its beauty. The sides of the neck and behind the ears they are very chosen to be decorated by the dandelion.
  • Floor: If you are not afraid of the pain that can occur in foot tattoos, then go ahead. Without a doubt, it is another of the favorite areas to show off a design like this. The lateral zone will also be the one that has more prominence for this.
  • Ankle: Ankle tattoos usually have discretion. But in this case, we are going to opt for a design that goes decorating the ankle area and keep it going up the leg slightly. A vertical tattoo that is attractive and always ideal.
  • Ribs: For both men and women, tattoos on ribs They always give us great originality, plus they are perfect for a larger design. Of course, the pain that also appears in this case comes to mind. But even so, the result will be the most sensual thanks to the natural curvature of the body. The dandelion joins that final sensuality and beauty.

Dandelion Tattoo Price

Dandelion tattoo on wrist

Tattoo prices can vary quite a bit from one place to another, as well as the type of tattoo we are talking about. In this case, there is also this variation in size, depending on the place of the body that we have chosen. We can tell you that its price can go from 80 euros to more than 110 euros.

Photos of Dandelion Tattoos

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  1.   Xenia valerko said

    Very interesting everything! But you use the phrase "now well" many times

    1.    Antonio Fdez said

      You are right Xenia, I have already updated the post. It is a tagline that I have at the time of writing and sometimes it plays tricks on me like this 😛

  2.   Susana godoy said

    Hello, Luz!.

    In this case, the direction of the tattoo does not alter its meaning, as a rule. Since the meaning is based more on the symbolism and union of its elements and not so much how they are arranged in the final design. The place of the body where we take it does have a more or less spiritual as well as emotional character, but as I say the direction itself, it does not influence. 🙂

    Thank you very much for your comment.
    A greeting!.