Tribal spider tattoo
The main ability of spiders about which children know even, is unique skill of weaving of a web. Thanks to the improbable ability, the spider is considered a symbol of weavers. Weaving of a web was read and eulogized by representatives of the most different cultures. The Ancient Greek legend of Arakhna narrates about it. So called the simple Greek girl who was able to weave so well that her skills were envied by the goddess Athena. It punished Arakhna, and after her death the girl revived in an image of the spider tirelessly spinning a web. This image was used in literature and cinema later, and the whole class of arthropods is called by the name of the girl.
Similar myths can be found willows other cultures. On the African continent there is a belief about the female female spiders who appeared long before the first people. These beings according to a legend also trained people in weaving. Proceeding from it, the first value of a tattoo a spider – creativity, creation, diligence.
The web on skin has special value. In many cultures there are such interpretations as "a destiny thread" or "a saving thread". In India the legend of god Brakhma who weaves a web of the world phenomena was born. In it cases it is the link binding all events, representing a beginning of things. Purely household value – cunning also is also connected with a web. To catch the victim, spiders trap them from sticky threads.
One more sign – the spider who is going down on a web – is considered a symbol of good luck and prosperity. Depending on that, the tattoo with the image of a web how exactly looks, its sense can differ. It can designate both wisdom and balance, and danger, aggression.
By the way, pay special attention to three-dimensional images of insects. This rather new direction in art of next-to-skin painting about which we told in separate article, does any picture incredibly realistic and live. Having looked at sketches and a photo of works, it is possible to guess that owners of such pictures – the self-assured, allocated from crowd people. This image can frighten off those who doesn't suit you on temperament, but to attract with whom you will quickly find a common language.
The beautiful tattoo on a body allows her owner to emphasize the identity and uniqueness. It isn't surprising that lately the number of the people wishing to do to themselves fashionable a tattoo significantly increased. But before to run to the master, it is necessary to select the suitable image which will decorate your body.
Excellent option of an original tattoo is the image of a spider. Despite the standard negative attitude to these animals, they can be considered and in a positive key. It is considered that the tattoo with drawing of a spider is a sign of modesty, thoroughness, a practicality, accuracy and care. In Ancient Greece the spider symbolized harmony, fertility and balance in life. About it it is described in one of myths about the beautiful maiden Arakhna. She so skillfully owned weaver's craft that caused feeling of envy in Aphrodite. The goddess forced out Arakhna from life. After a while, Aphrodite repented of the act and revived the skillful weaver in an image of a spider, having endowed it with ability to create beautiful fabrics eternally. The similar story about a heroic role of a spider exists and in Christian narrations. In them it is told that the animals belonging to this look saved Jesus Christ's life when he was still the little boy. Therefore, Christians note merits of spiders. And if addresses to history of Ancient Rome, and there it is possible to find the interesting facts about symbolics of a spider. Its shape was connected with an excellent insight, good destiny, pleasure and wellbeing.