The meaning of rose tattoos

Rose tattoos

Today, the rose has become one of the mainstays of the tattoo world. It is one of the most tattooed and popular icons. And proof of this is that, whether alone or as part of another design, it is not difficult to find a tattoo in which the rose is present, either as the protagonist of the design or having a secondary role. The rose tattoos are the order of the day. It is about the flower tattoos most requested in tattoo studios. In addition, it is equally popular with men and women.

And although in Tattooing We have talked about them on numerous occasions, it is always interesting to talk about the beautiful and deep meaning as well as the symbolism that is attributed to this flower. But, What is the meaning of rose tattoos? It will depend on the culture and the region of the planet in which we are to speak of one or another symbolism.

Rose tattoos

For example, in the West the rose represents the same as the lotus flower tattoos in the east. A recognized and widespread symbol of love. On the other hand, rose tattoos are also a symbol of passion, chastity and purity. Giving a rose is a way of expressing our feeling of love towards another person.

Tattoos of roses of different colors

Rose tattoos

Did you know the meaning of rose tattoos varies depending on the color what do they have? Let us comment above the main meanings associated with the roses according to its color:

  • Yellow roses: they are associated with joy and happiness.
  • White roses: They are a powerful symbol of worship or virginity.
  • Pale pink roses: some of the meanings of these roses are sympathy and admiration.
  • Roses: oranges: its meaning is related to the enthusiast.
  • Red roses: symbolize love and romance.

Rose tattoos

If we could travel back in time and be present at the time when the Roman or Greek empire was at its peak, we could discover first-hand that the rose represented beauty and love. On the contrary, for the early Christians the rose became a despicable symbol because they were persecuted by the Romans and they worshiped her. However, later and little by little Christians began to change their view of this flower to "adopt" the meaning we know today.

Photos of Rose Tattoos


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  1.   Marco said

    They can tell what is the meaning of the dagger piercing the rose if it has any rite or meaning

  2.   New said

    What does a face of a woman with a rose and fingers mean