It is considered to be spiders the unpleasant, vile and frightening insects. But, however, along with negatives also the positive lines and symbols characterizing this animal are also well-known.
Generally value of a tattoo of a spider illustrates thoroughness and care, accuracy and reserve, modesty and a practicality, magic, creativity and creative abilities. Sometimes it is perceived as a symbol of development, advance, love to life and beliefs in good luck.
At a spider eight feet therefore he is a symbol of infinity, harmonies and recurrence of life. Often his eight feet unite eight parts of the world and extol a spider as lord of the world and human destinies. If the spider is represented, going down on a web, he is considered a symbol of good luck and wealth. On one of bible stories, spiders saved little Jesus Christ's life therefore in Christianity the attitude towards these animals is more the positive. In Ancient Rome the spider was considered as a symbol of an insight and good destiny, was a mascot of pleasure and wellbeing.
In one of the Greek myths is narrated about the beautiful maiden Arakhna who was so good in a tkaniye that it was envied by Aphrodite. At will of the goddess Arakhne committed suicide, but after repentance Aphrodite revived it in an image of a spider, having presented it opportunity to weave the fabrics eternally. The spider is a symbol of balance, fertility and harmony, is often represented as the old wise man teacher. Not seldom in mythology motives of cunning of a spider which sometimes intertwine with his cruelty meet.
Negative value of an image of a spider proceeds from black and white magic, amulets from spidery symbolics are often used there. Images of spiders werewolves and spiders sorcerers are also known.
In Europe spiders often were considered as a symbol of fear and hatred, in the Middle Ages they became one of ways of spread of plague.
The image of the web too bears in itself not small semantic loading. In many myths she acts as a saving clue, or a thread of human life. In India a web a may symbol (illusions) it is connected with fatality and fragility of human life. In Egypt the web also symbolized destiny, in Hinduism — a space order. At some tribes of Oceania the spider was esteemed as the founder of the Universe, natives of Australia too worshipped to a spider as to the hero. Japanese believed that female spiders trap travelers.
In the prison world of a tattoo with the image of a spider racists and thieves put. The spider on a web often meets at addicts, without web — at pickpockets. Not seldom prisoners put themselves around webs for the every year spent on a zone.
Spiders very widespread and various animals, they can be peace and defenseless, and can kill people with the deadly stings. Therefore also meanings of a spider tattoos is rich and various.
In mythological traditions creative activity, professional and craft skills, diligence, favorable omens contact image of the Spider. Now tattoos of spiders are put to themselves by absolutely different people, especially "without listening" to values in prison, after all the tattoo means for the person only that he feels.
The spiders may be rather big - they sometimes grow up to eight feet, therefore he is a symbol of infinity, recurrence of life and harmony. The same eight feet mean also eight parts of the world.
The person doing a tattoo of a spider considers himself quick, hardworking and purposeful, but not giving out itself. That is is the leader, but others it doesn't show anybody.
Spider tattoos are not known to be too wide-spread, however they are looking great if done skillfully.