Tattoos are still beautiful and, above all, very popular with tattoo lovers with their symbolic meaning.
Yes, because behind this type of tattoo there is a world and it is good to know the meaning of this symbol, so as to have greater awareness when you decide to have it tattooed.
The meaning of tattoos still
A tattoo still hides, as mentioned, deep meaning to be discovered. Indeed, to tell the truth, it hides many and it is interesting to analyze them, so as to be aware of what you are doing. The anchor has always been a symbol of seafaring culture. After all, it is the fixed point of every boat, of every ship. What does it mean? That the anchor can be a symbol of stability, a safe harbor, a fixed point.
And this is precisely the first reason that pushes so many people, both women and men, to choose the symbol in question for their tattoos. We are therefore talking about a tattoo that has a somewhat reassuring connotation, because it represents, as mentioned, a fixed point, a certainty.
There are, therefore, those who choose to get an anchor tattoo because they want to seek the calm of a safe haven, of salvation even in rough waters. There are those who decide to have this subject tattooed because they want to declare that someone or something is their lifeline. In short, it is undoubtedly a tattoo with a decidedly positive connotation, which brings with it a thousand meanings and many facets. However, the above are not the only meanings that can be given to this type of tattoo.
The anchor is also a symbol of fidelity, as well as safety. Therefore, it is very often chosen as a couple of tattoos, designed precisely to express this concept, as well as love seen as a safe haven, a point of reference. It is therefore a very strong and powerful symbol, capable of summarizing a series of totally positive meanings. From fidelity, as we have just said, to security, from hope to loyalty: the anchor always carries with it a beautiful message, which cannot be ignored.
What is the best place for an anchor tattoo?
So let’s see what is the favorite area of the body to make a tattoo of this type. Many choose the wrist or calf. These are two clearly highlighted areas, which are chosen because in this way you can always have a warning.
But not only. There are also those who choose the nape of the neck, the breastbone, and the shoulder: in short, since it is possible to play with size, this type of tattoo can be made where it is best believed. Precisely in this regard, it must be emphasized that one of the latest trends is to tattoo this symbol on your fingers or hands. It is a safe alternative choice that, however, more and more people are making.
In fact, tattoos on fingers and hands are increasingly fashionable and trendy. To understand this, just take a tour of the various social networks: the galleries are full of this type of tattoo and, among the most popular subjects of all, there is that of the anchor. It is therefore a timeless tattoo that will always be considered trendy. However, what matters, even more, is that this is also full of very deep meanings.
Finally, it must be emphasized that this tattoo is often done not in color, while at other times it is accompanied by other symbols such as flowers, initials of names, and the same rudder, another symbol of seafaring culture and tradition. The dimensions also vary: there are those who opt for a small anchor and those who, on the other hand, prefer to design it with larger dimensions.