One unique tattoo that you can find interesting for you is the spider tattoos.  This tattoos are usually worn by men, but girls do wear such too. Spider tattoos aren't a main stream tattoo, but they're really popular.  The same as all animal tattoos, the spider tattoo represents traits and  attributes of the spider being portrayed. Since there're a variety of different spider species, this tattoos may be designed in a variety of different variations. Also the spider tattoo may be designed in several different sizes. And it can nearly be tattooed anywhere on the body.

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When it becomes to the popular spider web tattoo and spider tattoo, there are some positive and some negative meanings that are associated with the 2 tattoo designs. Spider web tattoos and spider tattoos come in a variety of different colors, designs, and styles. Both are classified as old school tattoos.

Spider web tattoos and spider tattoos come in a variety of different colors, designs, and styles. Both are classified as old school tattoos.

Spider Tattoos

People believe that the spider tattoos are from Malaysia. Spider tattoos are closely linked to tribal tattoos everywhere. There're countless legends and myths which portray spiders all around the world.  Spider tattoos and spider web tattoos have portrayed some things in history, but most of them are commonly, the tattoo refers to our struggles in the web of life. The main meaning of the spider tattoo different from person to another. Anything that enters the spider web will struggle to get out if they may. The spider tattoo may represent the struggle of life or how we struggle with life situations. This may relate to so many of us as we all go through hard times at some point in our life. If so, the spider tattoo design can just be for you.



Looking back in history, you will find that the spider web has associations with the Native Americans and the dream catcher. They believed that the dream catcher had magical powers. The Anishinabe tribe is believed to have created the dream catcher. The tribe believed that "Spider Woman" would travel to visit all the newborn babies in the tribe.spider tattoos 5 Spider Woman can make a magical web to protect the infants from anything that was bad. If the tribe expanded, woman was not able to weave the dream catchers for all the newborns of the tribe. Due to this, she began to weave their own dream catchers and place them at the cradle board of the newborns.  Do to this Native American legend and the relation of the spider web and weave, the spider web tattoo can hold the same symbolic meanings of the dream catcher. Nowadays, the dream catcher is a symbol of the Native Americans and it is thought to bring good dreams and hold off bad dreams. The spider web tattoo can represent "protection".

In Europe, the spider is associated with negativity. People believe that the spider is a partial reason for the black plague. In fact, there is a lot of negativity that follows the spider and spider web tattoo designs.  Both have been a longtime symbol of incarceration. Both the spider tattoo and spider web tattoo are considered to be popular prison tattoos. These tattoos have also been associated with the KKK and other white supremacy groups throughout history.

The spider has been part of numerous legends and myths throughout history. In Greek Mythology, a woman named Arachne was known as a great weaver. Athena was very jealous of Arachne's talents, and she chose to make Arachne's life a living hell. On time Arachne was away, Athena felt awful. She felt so bad,  and she turned Arachne into a spider so she could once again be able to weave.

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This is one of the main reasons why do people need to research the meaning of tattoo designs that they are interested in. Although there're a lot of negative meanings that are associated with spider tattoo designs, there're positive meanings as well. Before you select any design, make sure you fully understand what your tattoo represents and stands for.

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