Butterfly Tattoos


The butterfly pattern on the body of a rather unusual tattoo, but common today. Since ancient times, the life cycle of butterflies interested in and fascinated by different peoples fear.

This figure gives some mysticism, because fluttering of the creation represents the human life cycle. First, earthly and temporal in the form of a caterpillar, then death and oblivion and then the human soul as emerging from the cocoon (personification of death) butterfly hovers above the ground, waving his wings and attracting the attention of the beauty.

For many people, the butterfly is a symbol of immortality, however, for the Romans it was a symbol of the harbinger wars. In China the butterfly promised immortality or longevity, beauty, summer and joy. The Japanese saw in the butterfly a beautiful young woman, it is noteworthy that two butterflies meant marital happiness.