Roosters are the first ones to announce the beginning of morning though most of us aren't even awake to hear them. According to Chinese astrology, the rooster is the tenth sign in the Chinese zodiac and the people born in the years 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017 belong to the year of the rooster. People belonging to this sign often like to get rooster tattoos done on their bodies as their zodiac tattoos. There are a number of positive as well as negative traits of this zodiac sign, which inspire people to get this tattoo etched since they think their personality matches this sign.
These tattoos can be made in any size or design and look very majestic when they are large. This is because the feathers of the rooster are very colorful and unique and thus many tattoo artists like to try their colors with these designs. You can get these tattoos absolutely anywhere on your body depending on the size of the designs. Mentioned below are some ideas to help you choose the best tattoo designs, thus take a look.
As mentioned earlier, meanings of rooster tattooing vary from positive as well as negative traits. They can symbolize bravery, generosity, wit, talent and meticulous behavior as well as self involved, fussy and cranky behavior. You might want to know that some Hollywood stars like Melanie Griffith, Britney Spears and Renee Zellweger belong to this zodiac sign in Chinese astrology.
They exhibit a wide range of colors in their feathers such as red, blue, green, yellow, purple and white. Thus most people avoid black tattoos and instead go for the colored ones. Showcasing these vibrant colors, one of the very famous designs is the fighting roosters. This design is very well-known for being challenging and difficult to draw.
Pig and Rooster
Another great design which is also quite famous is the pig and the rooster combination. The meaning of this combined tattoo design states that, if a sailor can't swim but has a pig tattoo on one leg and a rooster on the other, he will be saved since these animals can swim. Many people like to have this design on their arms or shoulder blades too. No doubt it looks great and gives a very informal and funny look. The pig too is one of the animals in the Chinese zodiac which stands for meek as well as humbleness. Thus, these tattoos are a choice for people belonging to the rooster sun sign and the pig moon sign and vice verse.
These rooster tattoos are done by both men and women depending on what kind of designs they would like to have. Women simply go for plain singular rooster design on their arms or as ankle tattoos while men like it tough, so they prefer fighting roosters on their backs or their biceps. If you have ever wanted to get feather tattoos, a rooster's feather is one of the best choices you can have due to its colors and elongated shape.
With these ideas, you can definitely get meaningful tattoos for yourself anywhere you want them to be. They look very attractive when they are big and majestic.