Spider web tattoo which is one of the most popular, cultural and historical tattoo with both positive and negative meaning. The spider web tattoo at any part of your body symbolizes resourcefulness for many, the ability to be intelligent, being protective, possessing wisdom, and spirit. In other words it represents a symbol of mystery, mystic power, and spiritual growth.
Different artist have different view associated with this little creature. The inspiration behind spider web tattoo is the thought that if a web is destroyed, spider recycles it and weaves it a new contrary to this individuals inked with spider web tattoo assimilate negative experiences and use them for gain. Since ancient times spider has been associated with positive attributes hence application of spider web tattoo is been an inspiration to many individuals. Negative or dark side of spider web tattoo or cobweb tattoo symbolizes individual being trapped in a situation, or life or some place you don’t want to be in. hence it is inked by prisoners and sailors who are awaiting to go home.
Spider web tattoos can be applied by both men and women but they are commonly found on men. This tattoo can also be designed with several different symbols. You can add different symbols representing positive meaning such as a heart, diamond, or a skull. Since these tattoos are often viewed as a dark symbol with negative meaning too for such tattoo designs symbols included are graves, vampires, or other Gothic symbols. In order to represent spiritual and religious meaning they are often combined with Christianity cross symbol. The most popular theme design chosen with spider web tattoo is skull and stars.
Since the location of the web, the size, the style, and the color, allow you to combine many unique characteristics into one tattoo design. There are various placement options too for the spider web tattoo such as neck, arms, hands, fingers, knee but the most common placement is on the elbows. When they are inked on the elbows artists prefer different symbol placed on the ball of the elbow in combination with spider web. Spider web tattoos on elbow enhances the beauty of the wearer and draws attention of the viewer. It intricate the beauty of the arms and gives you all over appealing look.
It is important to clearly understand the meaning of tattoo before you get inked due to the complexity of the spider web. Few of them are mentioned below:
- Skull and spider web tattoo represents death and evil.
- Stars and spider web tattoo represents strength.
- Grave and spider web tattoo represents death.
- Flower and spider web tattoo represents beauty and creativity.
- Tangled spider web tattoo represents safety and protection.
Few more unique ideas are listed below: