Permanently inking your beliefs and ideology on to your skin is referred as tattoo designing. It is the most popular and developing art of body modification. There are various art forms and designs that you can try out. With a wide range of designs, swallow tattoo designs are becoming more popular especially among the sailors and girls. Swallow tattoos were considered as a figure used traditionally by the mariners to show off their sailing experience. These tattoos can be rendered on any body part but generally look good on the arms, neck, and chest.
A tattoo with a swallow has different meanings in different traditions. According to the early sailors the swallow bird will take their souls to heaven if they die drowning. The swallow also signifies love, care and affection towards family and friends, showing the loyalty of the person as he will come back to home safely. The bird also represents to freedom, hope; undying love and commitment. These tattoos were also allied with the sailors as a sign of their successful journey. The swallow tattoo meaning is sacred for sailors who spend years on the sea away from their family.
The tattoos on the wrist are a symbol of the desire of getting back to his home.
Some sailors depict a swallow tattoo after every five thousand miles they complete in their journey across the sea.
Little Blue Swallows
Swallows are often regarded as a symbol of undying love and commitment.
Stars And Swallow
A girl with her angel wing tattoo surrounded by stars and other swallow tattoo surrounded with musical notes.
Birds On My Thighs
The twin birds on her thighs represent to freedom, hope in these tattoos.
An old style swallow tattoo with scripture in Latin which says “I am to my beloved and my beloved to me”.
Sailor Jerry Inspired
A girl with her swallow tattoo which is a sign of her loyalty with Sailor Jerry fans.
Swallow & Rose Tattoo
With a swallow and roses, the tattoo denotes the love of a sailor with his family.
Flying Blue Bird
A flyinf swallow bird tattoo, with words describing that the person should not regret about the past.
The swallow tattoo signifies love, care and affection towards family and friends.
Shaded Swallow Tattoo
This tattoo looks simple but beautiful with the wonderful shading work done on it.
An elegantly designed swallow tattoo with lace art work done to represent the colors of the bird.
With My Love Key
A girl with her tattoo where the swallow bird symbolize hope and the key symbolizes to her secrets.
Birdy On Belly
The swallow bird tattoo looks beautiful with the combination of various bright colours.
Sailors design swallow tattoos as symbol of love and affection towards their family far apart.
One For The Love
The girl decided to go with a swallow tattoo as a symbol of her love of sailor culture and the ocean.
Freedom And Infinity
The swallow bird signifies to freedom whereas the diamond is a symbol of infinity, and the fact that some things will live forever.
Tribute To Dad
The girl made this tattoo as a tribute to her dad and the quotes is a reminder to stay strong no matter what.
Old School Swallow Tattoo
The two swallow are a representation of an angel and a demon, which are present in all mortals.
Memorial Swallow Tattoo
Ancient Egyptians believed the swallows to be the bird that carried souls up to heaven from earth after someone passed away.
Swallow Tattoo On Ankle
A girl with her beautifully designed swallow tattoo on her ankle.
Red And Blue Birds
The bird with red is a symbol of love and the blue symbolizes her loyalty for her family.
After The Journey
It was believed that a sailor would get a swallow tattoo after successfully sailing a certain amount of miles.
A Sailor’s Tattoo
The swallow tattoo meaning is sacred for sailors who spend years on the sea away from their family.
For My Family
The swallow bird with flowers is a representation that the sailor wishes his family to be safe and happy.
Colourful Neck Tattoo
A girl with her colorful tattoo on her neck, which represents her undying love and commitment for family.