The lizard is a popular reptile with cultural significance in many civilizations. Lizard tattoos are not considered one of the popular tattoo ideas. Those who get lizard tattoos like the unique meanings this creature represents.
In roman legend, the lizard slept through the winter and symbolized death and resurrection. Lizard tattoos remind us of the meanings of adaptability, changeability and flexibility.
The lizard is a cold-blooded animal that is considered flexible and adaptable to extreme conditions.
There are two popular lizards that can be depicted in various tattoos – the gecko and the chameleon. The gecko is known for its ability to adhere to almost everything in Polynesian culture. In the Pacific, the green gecko is often considered a symbol of bad omen or bad luck. The chameleon is known for its ability to blend into its environment. Chameleon tattoos are often done in beautiful, colorful and unique styles.
Like other animal tattoos, lizard tattoos are depicted as realistic 3D tattoos or in other popular tattoo styles such as tribal or Celtic. Lizard tattoos are suitable for both men and women.
If you are looking for inspiration for your lizard tattoos, here is a collection of over 30 incredible designs.