I've been wanting to get a tattoo for a while and finally found something that I can truly live with -"Birds in tattooing have several meanings, among which the most recurrent are, especially for the swallow, freedom and safe return home. Birds are often also used to represent the soul.
In this design, a much stylized manaia forms the swallow´s head and breast, enforcing its protection value; just below, a fish hook symbolizes wealth and prosperity (it is also believed that seeing the first…
Laura requested this design, very simple yet deeply meaningful.
The lotus flower represents overcoming a hard time, and her rebirth over difficulties, perfection.
The butterfly symbolizes freedom and beauty, and by adding the swirls to the lotus we wanted to signify that we often take meaningless or even wrong paths that lead nowhere, looking for the beauty and perfection we would already have just being ourselves.