We cannot think of a single person in this world who will be moved at the sight of an elephant. They may not like it or love the elephant or find it cute and adorable but they cannot be indifferent. This is because elephants are fascinating not least due to their size but also due to their intelligence that almost hints at a mystical power. All these elements besides the aesthetics of the way elephants look as well as the cultural weight they bring makes them worthy tattoo designs. It is like people getting adorable fairy tattoo designs that they believe protects them and brings them good luck. What is more, the elephant is considered holy and noble in many cultures and this can also move one to consider getting a lovely and cute elephant tattoo done. For instance a person with roots in Thailand could long for traditional Thai tattoo designs, in the same way an Indian or African could find the elephant significantly.
Lovely and Cute Elephant Tattoo Design
Alternately a person could love the animal for what it represents and thereby want to get a tattoo of the elephant so that the qualities that we admire in it becomes part of the person getting the tattoo. For instance, dog lovers may find dog tattoo designs for you worthy of getting it done on their body.
Here Are Some Of The Significance That Is Attached To Elephant Tattoos:
Elephants are huge and strong: Though the lion is considered the king of the jungle, the elephant is one of the creatures that can stand up to the attack of the lion. They are big and strong not to mention fast in spite of being vegetarian. This makes them creatures to reckon with in most situations and this can be something that a person who gets a tattoo may want to factor in while selecting this design.
They are noble creatures: There is something so noble and royal about the elephant that kings and armies have used them to ride on and also used them in the war. They possess qualities that are almost mystical and this is what adds to their desirability when it comes to being used as a motif for tattoos. The elephant can be used as is or done up in different ethnic and tribal styles when it comes to being used as a tattoo design.
They possess intelligence: Elephants have been used as beasts of burden, trained to do the bidding of their mahouts and also used in many situations where their strength can be used. However, many people have vouched for the fact that these noble, huge and immensely strong animals have an intuition and intelligence that makes them very valuable in situations where their owners are in trouble.
They have a strong sense of community: Did you know that the elephants have a matriarchal society? The thing is elephant matriarchs get together and take care of all their young in a communal way. They form a protective circle around their young and tend to swat them when they squeal and wander outside the protection of their circle. They are the only known animals that have a funeral and are known to visit the graves of their kin once in a while.
Right from the elephant song they sing to their many rituals and the fantastic design possibilities they offer makes them cute and admirable tattoo design possibilities.
If you are going to get an elephant tattoo done, then we salute your good taste and would like to know your motivation for getting the tattoo. Do consider the long term implications of a tattoo before getting one.