A swallow bird tattoo can be a symbol of many things. For a sailor, the sight of a swallow has always meant that land is near. A sailor believes he will arrive safely if he has a swallow tattoo on his arm. Swallows are migratory birds which travel in flocks and although small in size, they are hardy. A swallow tattoo also portrays undying loyalty, achieving victory and surviving a calamity. A sailor would wear it for protection or as an indication of whether he had crossed the seven seas or the equator. He would also wear it to insure his entry into heaven.
A Sailor adorns a tattoo of the swallow bird. From the olden days, a swallow in sight meant that land was near. A sailor wears it as a lucky charm so that he can return home safely or as a mark of his experience at sea. A swallow is migratory bird which moves together with a large number of birds. Hence, a tattoo also symbolizes strength. A swallow is also known as a symbol of love as it chooses its mate for life. It can also mean winning a battle or overcoming a calamity. Lucky or not, swallow tattoos are attractive to look at.
Red and black are a beautiful combination for a small bird that is hardy and strong.
The small but strong bird swoops down to fly up again with its precious cargo in its mouth.
This little bird is at bliss and peace while lying in a bed of myriad flowers.
I swoop down and suddenly fly up again – this vast blue expanse is my home.
Surrounded all around with love, this faithful bird sings sweet songs for the one whom it loves.
The swallow opens its wings to take off for a long haul for the seven seas.
Flying till it comes across land and then return back to base with the good news.
This swallow carries a rose in its mouth to express its undying love for its mate.
No one can question my undying love or my unflinching loyalty for my near and dear ones.
I have been known to be a sailor’s since Noah’s time when I returned with a twig after a few days.
The swallow’s sweet notes are a balm to those who are tired, weak and the weary.
This feisty swallow symbolizes the victory of the good in its tussle with the evil one.
The multi colored feathers move as the bird gets ready to fly up into the sky.
A sailor’s hope lies in this beautiful bird as he believes that it will bring him good luck.
This little bird is at perfect bliss as it dreams of its journeys across the skies.
These two love birds express their affections and feelings for each other, till the end.
“No love is greater than the love of a mother for her children” as the sparrow seems to say.
A swallow is a sailor’s companion and a lucky charm as he undertakes risky, long journeys on the seas.
This bird is at home with the flowers and trees to give it company.
Flying is its life and it gets ready to fly off into the vast, blue sky.
This bird may look demure but is capable of undertaking many hardships through out its life.
Known for migrating great distance, this feathered creature has a large amount of endurance and strength.
Painted imaginatively in blue and white with accents of red, this bird looks as if it has completed its journey.
These two sleeping swallows with a halo each on top of their heads personify good human beings.
A faithful and loyal bird, the swallow has proved its friendship with mankind from the olden days.