Zodiac symbol tattoos, Aquarius, Aries, Cancer, Capricorn, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Pisces, Sagittarius, Scorpio, Taurus, Virgo. All astrological tattoos covered.
The use of the zodiac is prevalent in many societies across the globe.. The study of the sun, moon, stars and planets and their relative alignments is a very ancient practice.
Europe, China, India and Egypt among others have been studying astrological signs for millenia. This relationship between the alignment of heavenly bodies and life on earth has been reflected in a multitude of astrological tattoos.
Mythological creatures, the animal kingdom and abstract symbols are used to represent the varying interpretations of those alignments and their possible consequences.
The majority of zodiac symbols that we recognise in todays world owe their origins to Europe and China. Each zodiac symbol is a representation of a particular time period. There are twelve time periods and each period has its own symbol. These zodiac signs tattoos are often used individually and occasionally are combined with other symbols.
Zodiac Tattoo Designs
Below is a list of the twelve signs and each of their zodiac symbol tattoo signs. The list also provides information on the qualities associated with each zodiac sign.
The image below represent the latin symbols of the zodiac.
Aquarius Tattoo Design symbols, born between January 21 to February 19, its element is Air and associated with the planet Uranus
An Aquarius tattoo sign would bear the symbol of the water carrier. This sign is symbolic of the Gods replenishment and nourishment of the Earth. This tattoo signs represents those born between January 21st and February 19th. The positive traits associated with this astrological tattoo designs are, friendly nature, loyalty, humanitarian, intelligence and honesty. Negative aspects associated with this zodiac symbol tattoo are a certain aloofness and detachment with a stubborn sometimes contrary attitude.
Aries Tattoo Designs, March 21 to April 19, its element is Fire and associated with the planet Mars
Aries tattoos can use the zodiac symbol of the the Ram,it is the first sign of the zodiac. Traits associated with those born in this time period are competitive, aggressive, impulsive, rash, impatient, courage, spontaneous, assertive, self-reliant
Cancer zodiac tattoo symbols, born between June 22 to July 22, its element is water and is associated with the Moon
Cancer tattoos use the symbol of the Crab, traits associated with this zodiac sign are loving, protective, empathy, shrewd, cautious,moody, sensitive, clinging
Capricorn tattoos signs, born between December 23 to January 20, its element is earth and ruled by the planet Saturn.
Capricorn tattoo signs use the zodiac sign of the Goat. Traits attributed to those born at this time include, ambition, discipline, caution, humorous, fatalistic, begrudging
Gemini zodiac tattoos, born between May 22 to June 21, its element is Air and is ruled by Mercury
Gemini tattoo art usually depict the two twins, as with Pisces, Virgo and Sagittarius it is a two bodied symbol. This represent adaptability and the ability to move from one season two another. , some characteristic traits given to this star sign are energetic, lively, adaptable, intelligent, inquisitve, cunning, tense.
Leo tattoo signs, born between July 23 to August 22, its element is Fire and its ruling planet is the Sun.
Leo tattoos use the tattoo lion Leo which portrays the traits of generosity, energy, loyalty, bossy, egotistical,strength.
Libra tattoos represent the seventh of the zodiac astrological tattoos, born between September 24 to October 23, its element is Air and its ruling planet is Venus.
The Libra symbol tattoo use the symbol of the scales, in Roman mythology Libra is considered the goddess of balance and truth, Ma'at an Egyptian god also fulfills that role of maintaining truth and balance. The more unique Libra tattoos would show a figure holding the scales. Libra sign tattoos would represent the associated traits of intelligence, fairness, affable, graceful, courteous, gullible, changeable
Pisces tattoo designs, born between February 20 to March 20, its element is Water and its ruling planet is Neptune.
Pisces tattoos depict the two fish, it is another one of the dual zodiac symbol tattoos along with Virgo, Sagittarius and Gemini, all represent adaptability to change. Traits associated with this zodiac symbol tattoo are sensitivity, compassion, giving, imaginative, idealistic, gullible.
Sagittarius tattoos, born between November 23 to december 20, the ninth symbol of the zodiac, a dual symbol its element is Fire and its ruling planet is Jupiter.
Sagittarius zodiac symbol tattoos would display the sign of the Archer and Bow, characteristic traits attributed to Sagittarians are intelligent, coarse, fun-loving, honest, careless, freedom-loving, optimistic, restless, tactless, straightforward.
Scorpio tattoo designs, born between October 24 to November 22, its element is Water and is ruled by both Pluto and Mars.
Scorpio tattoos carry the sign of the Scorpion, character traits associated with this zodiac sign are, focused, attentive to detail, secretive,proud, distrustful, forceful, determined
Taurus tattoo symbols represent the second astrological sign of the zodiac, born between April 22 to May 21, its element is Earth and its ruler is Venus.
Taurus tattoos use the sign of the Bull, traits given to people born under this zodiac sign are, warmth, calmness, determined, self-indulgent, greedy, possessive
Virgo tattoos use the sign of the Virgin, born between August 23 to September 23, its element is Earth and its ruling planet is Mercury
Virgo is the sixth zodiac symbol and a tattoo of this zodiac sign would represent character traits such as patience, modesty, attention to detail, intelligent, practical, sensitive to criticism, critical.
Chinese Zodiac Tattoo Symbols
Chinese zodiac symbols are also divided into twelve symbols.Unlike the western zodiac which divides each year into twelve the Chinese zodiac is a repeat rotation of twelve years. each year has its own symbol. You will find more detailed information including Chinese character tattoos on our page detailing Chinese symbols tattoos. Below are the twelve pictorial symbols associated with Chinese zodiac tattoos.
Year of the Rat 2008,
Year of the Ox 2009,
Year of the Tiger 2010,
Year of the Rabbit 2011,
Year of the Dragon 2012,
Year of the Snake 2013,
Year of the Horse 2014,
Year of the Sheep 2015,
Year of the Monkey 2016,
Year of the Rooster 2017,
Year of the Dog 2018,
Year of the Pig 2019,
For more information on astrological tattoos visit our page on astrological tattoos
Find Leo tattoos that best represent who you are. The background story and images of the tattoo lion Leo, the normal astrological tattoos symbol for Leo and Chinese symbol tattoos for Leo, Leo Tattoo Designs
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Gemini Zodiac Tattoos