You have to learn more about astrology in detail if you would like to find the most suitable zodiac tattoo designs. Astrology is a thought-provoking subject and zodiac signs which represent the twelve constellations are a fascinating symbolism of destiny and character charted by the position of the planets during a person’s time of birth. At least that is the belief and a lot of people have faith in what the zodiac sign tells about them.
There are of course twelve zodiac signs and they are Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricorn. Each sign has its own significance, symbolic values and is ruled by a planet and an element. So, quite naturally people like to portray their own personality and character and attitude through the zodiac tattoo designs assigned to them. However many people also choose to ink besides their zodiac sign, signs of people who they love and cherish. For example, some couples prefer to display their sign and that of their spouse to depict undying love.
The word zodiac is derived from the word “Zodiacus” in Latin which means “Circle of Animals”.
The Greeks used to link a specific animal to each person depending on his time and date of birth. This was based on the most active constellation during the time of a person’s birth. And all characteristics of that constellation would be attributed to that person. The zodiac was first introduced by the Abyssinians and at that time there were eighteen constellations. Subsequently, though it was reduced to twelve by the Greeks.
People of Egypt also believed a lot in astrology and horoscopes and the influence of planets and stars on a person’s life.
Their method was different but quite interesting and fascinating. Indians also follow the science called astrology and their beliefs are more deep-rooted. Again their methods of divining horoscopes are based on certain calculations. However, they also believe in the effect of the position of the planets on a person’s character and personality. With so many cultures following astrological beliefs and faith in zodiac signs, small wonder that zodiac tattoo designs are some of the most popular among tattoo designs.
Besides faith and belief, it is also important to remember that zodiac signs also make a person look more attractive.
People can go in for simple tattoos or colorful tattoos depending on their preference and where they are inking the tattoo. The size and color should mainly depend on the placement area. Stefano Gabbana , Vida Guerra, Johnny Miller, and many more celebrities have chosen to display zodiac tattoo on their ankle, wrist, arm, etc. If you like elaborate tattoos, then you can go in for a full back tattoo or a full arm sleeve tattoo or a tattoo running up from ankle to thigh. Small tattoos can be placed on the wrist, or as an armband, at the neck, on the biceps, etc. Now that we have discussed the meaning of all the tattoos in various articles, make sure that the zodiac tattoo design depicts your personality well and can be seen and appreciated by all.