Anchor tattoos with flowers
Anchor tattoos with flowers is known to be a design that is great looking. Such design has its own peculiarities. Let us find out what we are talking here about by learning what the anchor tattoo design means and looks like.
Anchor tattoo in USA history
Meaning of a tattoo with an anchor traces the roots back on a little thousands years ago. It keeps the popularity since the time of the first pirates and to today's marines and a coast guard of the USA. A tattoo with the image of an anchor are more used by people, life or which work closely or is partially connected with the seas and oceans. It was accepted as a symbol of love to the sea of one thousand seamen and pirates. Generally the meaning of a tattoo with an anchor is hope, safety, rescue, durability and care, good luck and fidelity, stability and self-confidence. Seamen often fill a tattoo with an anchor after cross the Atlantic Ocean.
In the Renaissance art the anchor was represented often together with a dolphin, as two contrasts: a dolphin — a symbol of speed and playfulness, and an anchor — braking and validity. Also the anchor can happen an art tribute to some sea inhabitants or deities.
Anchor image in religion
The top part of an anchor, often reminds a cross therefore it has some communication with Christian religion. The anchor became one of the first symbolical signs of early Christians, it was often represented on gravestones and in catacombs. Also I symbolized first of all hope of Christians for rescue as the anchor is a ship support in the sea, and hope — a support of human soul in the everyday sea of adversities and sufferings. The image of an anchor is present already at messages of the apostle Pavel to Jews. Later the anchor as a safety symbol, became Saint Nicholas The Wonderworker's emblem. Anchor tattoos with flowers are also very popular all around the world.
In the Egyptian art the anchor is presented as a symbol of the universe, association or crossing man's and a feminine.