In the olden times, tattoos were worn by the tribesmen as a mark of identification. Later, this form of permanent inking was associated with a mark of honor, pride, love, loss, despair, remorse and remembrance. Today, tattoos have a gained immense importance, as a fashion statement with a deeper meaning. Talking about Italian tattoos, there are a lot of famous personalities with these permanent representations of Italian culture. Italian tattoo designs for girls are famous for their witty, sardonic and profound one liners. So, Italian tattoos are not just patterns or designs, but wordings in brilliant fonts which make the much-needed statements!
Italian Tattoos for Women
The Italian horn is a famous tattoo design for women. The horn, known as 'Corno' is known to ward off the evil. In the ancient times, this horn was worn as an amulet for protection. The Italian horn, also known as 'Cornicelli', represents a positive power protecting the wearer's life.
The three equal sized colored bars make a perfect design for body art. The flag represents its historic significance and patriotism. An Italian flag as a tattoo is an expression of the country's culture. It is usually drawn with a medieval cross, which leads you back to the ancient times of the Church.
Italian tattoos are not just limited to intricate designs. Italian love phrases also make for great tattoo designs.
|Quest' la vita e qui il gioire, un' ora di abbrezzo e poi moire||This is life and this is joy: an hour of embracing and then to die|
|Esse nufesso qui dice male di macaruni||Who speaks badly of Macaroni is a fool|
|Chi più sa, meno crede||The more one knows, the less one believes|
|L'amore e cieco||Love is blind|
|Finchè c'è vita c'è speranza||Where there's life, there's hope|
|Meglio un giorno da leone che cento da pecora||Better one day as a lion than a hundred as a sheep|
|L'amore domina senza regole||Love rules without rules|
|Smuovere mare e monti||To move heaven and earth|
|Tutto è permesso in guerra ed in amore||All is fair in war and love|
|Vivi e lascia vivere||Live and let live|
|Val più la pratica della grammatica||Experience is more important than theory|
|La vita e bella||Life Is Beautiful|
|A ciascuno il suo||To each his own|
|A chi dai il dito si prende anche il braccio||Give them a finger and they'll take an arm|
|A ogni uccello il suo nido è bello||There is no place like home|
|A rubar poco si va in galera, a rubar tanto si fa cariera||Steal a little, go to jail; steal a lot, make a career of it|
|Acqua cheta rovina i ponti||Silent waters run deep|
|Chi bene incomincia è a metà dell'opera||Well begun is half done|
|La calma è la virtù dei forti||The calm is the virtue of the strong|
|Chi la fa l'aspetti||What goes around, comes around|
|Chi fa da sé, fa per tre||If you want something done, do it yourself|
|La morte mi troverà vivo||Death will find me alive|
|Meglio tardi che mai||Better late than never|
|Quel che non ammazza, ingrassa||That which doesn't kill you, makes you stronger|
These were a few Italian tattoos which can be worn as sleeve tattoo, neck tattoos or inked as shoulder tattoo designs. Make sure you adhere to the safety rules of body art, while getting this Italian job done. A tattoo is permanent, so be sure of what you are getting done.