Snake tattoos

The image of the snake is a quite popular symbol that has been used for quite a long time. Tattoos with the image of reptiles of this species can be placed on representatives of both sexes, while looking quite aesthetically pleasing. Naturally, this symbol is not devoid of meaning, and what it consists in – read on.

The meaning of snake tattoo

The image of the snake is quite controversial and ambiguous. From the Bible we know the serpent, who seduced the woman in Eden. But there is a symbolism with the snake, which can be considered quite positive – the emblem used by medics. And also remember the sign of infinity, which is often depicted as a serpent trying to stab itself.

Different peoples at one time attributed various properties to serpents, up to the creation of the world. Many deities used snakes as one of their symbols – remember Hermes’ caduceus, the cobra savior in one of the epics of Buddha and so on.

If we talk about the meanings that can be expressed by the symbol of the snake, it is worth noting the following:

  • Wisdom;
  • Temptation;
  • Greed;
  • Cunning;
  • Cunning;
  • Patience;
  • Graduality;
  • Refinement.

It is also worth remembering that snakes periodically change their skin – this also gave another meaning, consisting in the ability to recover. But in most cases, the symbolism of the snake is a talisman that protects its owner from evil influences.

The image of the snake also gives tattoo artists great freedom, embodying a variety of ideas. By the way, the male and female snake tattoo in terms of drawing almost no different. However, some tattoo designs for women depict snakes in combination with flowers and jewels. Regarding the male snake tattoo, the focus is often on the symbolism of strength, aggression and other symbols that emphasize masculinity.

Snake tattoo sketches

We have already mentioned snake tattoo sketches in passing, but this topic can be developed almost infinitely. The sketch and the process of selecting a drawing is an important step. Therefore it is not necessary to look for a sketch for your tattoo on the Internet, be original and find a suitable version of the drawing on our site.

Remember that the future tattoo sketch for one location of the body may be fundamentally different from the figure intended for the other part. Most often such a symbol can be seen on the lower back, forearm, leg or collarbone, but you can choose another location.