Feather Tattoos in Bangkok
Feather tattoo designs may be a favorite for women, but with such a huge choice of styles and coloring there is also an ample choice for men.
Let’s take a look at some of the reasons that this design is so appealing and why they remain a popular request from clients at our fully licensed ALL DAY Tattoo studio in Sukhumvit, central Bangkok.
The Choice is Yours!
Not only is there a huge choice of different feathers to choose from, they are very versatile and can be tattooed almost anywhere.
A feather tattoo can have meanings based around different cultures and heritage.
They are also symbolic of a person being able to take flight; whether that be emotionally, creatively or spiritually.
Why Feather Tattoos are Distinctly Elegant
Later in the piece we will explain 11 different feather tattoo designs and their meanings.
But, to give you a flavor of how stylish these tattoos can be, here are 3 examples of designs based around classic feathers that simply ooze elegance:
A Sign of Freedom
The fact that a feather will fly or float easily on the lightest of winds shows a sense of personal freedom when tattooed.
These designs will suit those with a free spirit.
If you are easy going and ready to go with the flow, yet move in your own direction whenever the occasion demands, then a feather tattoo is right for you.
Many choose a feather tattoo because it also identifies with:
- The meaning of life
Related to Dreams and Aspirations
Feathers have long had a major significance for different civilizations, cultures and religions.
Two that are widely acknowledged come from the ancient Egyptians who believed feathers to be associated with the Sky Gods, and in Native American culture the feather tattoo gives spiritual protection.
An example of how important feathers are in terms of dreams can be seen in many different styles.
This is a widely admired Native American folklore symbol with a feather attached to the bottom portion.
In this design some maintain that the feather is the conduit that allows bad dreams to be washed away through.
Others believe the feathers of a dreamcatcher design protect the wearer against nightmares and bad dreams, while allowing pleasant, joyful dreams to enter the mind.
Whichever take you have on this feather design, it should be seen as a positive.
In this respect a feather tattoo is similar to an amulet in other cultures – The symbol of protection.
Popular Feather Tattoo Designs and Their Meanings
Flexibility in design, the vast arrays of coloration and the different tattoo genres in which a feather tattoo can be applied lends itself to whatever meaning you choose.
It also means your inking will be delivered in a uniquely individual way.
The ALL DAY Tattoo artists will ensure that the feather tattoo design you are looking for will be inked in a unique & personal style
We will explain some generally held beliefs as to what the following feather tattoos can mean, but it is important to understand that whatever design you go for, it can represent whatever you want it to.
We start with a design that is not for shrinking violets!
The beauty and stunning array of colors displayed by a peacock as it struts its stuff is truly a wonder to behold.
Transferring this design to your skin gives a vibrant, multi-colored and highly visible appeal.
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then with this feather tattoo design you are certain to have many admirers.
Eagles are majestic.
They are without a doubt rulers of the skies and for many they are deemed to have sacred attributes.
From time immemorial eagle feathers have symbolized:
Throughout history brave warriors have been awarded feathers for courageous feats during battle.
This historical link makes the eagle feather tattoo design popular with military forces personnel.
The crow’s feather also has a wide variety of possible meanings.
- Release from the past
This design is also suitable for people who like being around others, whereas those who choose the next design prefer solitude.
While many put the crow and the raven together, there are differences.
As just indicated, the crow is a more sociable bird than the raven.
Both are intelligent, yet the raven is seen to represent:
The coloration of a blue jay’s feathers are bright and give a positive vibe.
They bring light and joy and can brighten up the darkest places.
Choosing this design is seen to associate the wearer with fulfillment and happiness.
Some also feel it represents a pure heart, soul and mind.
Those looking for a graphically stunning feather tattoo will achieve their goal thanks to the beautiful combination of blue, black and white in different shades.
This is another bird known for its:
Having a Hawk feather tattoo can indicate the wearer has strength and is ready to protect.
A falcon may be smaller than a hawk, but they are no less majestic.
This feather tattoo design also indicates speed and many relate it to the healing of the soul.
Others take the falcon feather as a sign of optimism, hope and opportunity.
The owl is known as the wise old master of the wood.
The unique design of its body and facial feathers certainly lend themselves to a graphically appealing look.
For many wearers this design indicates:
A popular addition to an owl feather design is a key – This represents wisdom and the discovery of new knowledge.
A very popular tattoo design. Many choose to go for a design that makes it look as if the hummingbird is floating on air.
The vibrant feather coloration indicates beauty, intelligence and love. Those looking for a feather tattoo that will be noticed will certainly benefit from this one.
Dove = Love!
This standout feather design is another that will certainly catch the eye.
As well as representing love it also signifies peace and gentleness.
It is an ideal feather design for those with a gentle and caring nature and the addition of a phrase or favorite saying only adds to its appeal.
Our final feather comes from a bird that has deep yet subtle coloration.
The pheasant feather tattoo is seen to symbolize:
Your choice of color shades makes this a beautiful design.
One which the wearer will rightly be proud of.
What Feather Tattoo to choose?
We have already mentioned the flexibility a feather tattoo design offers.
This is clearly seen in the style in which you prefer.
Many people decide to do their design in black/grey, others in color shades across the rainbow.
The use of bright and dynamic watercolors is also a popular option.
In addition to this and to add to the feather design appeal many of our clients also have an appropriate quote or favorite saying written to complete its subtle yet stand-out appearance.
Body Placements for Feather Tattoos
A major plus of having a feather tattoo is the fact that it fits perfectly on almost any part of your body.
Some of the popular areas of the body for feather tattoo designs are:
- Collar bone
If you’ve flown into Bangkok, the ALL DAY tattoo studio is the perfect place for your feather tattoo design
The fully licensed ALL DAY Tattoo studio in Sukhumvit, Central Bangkok is the perfect place to have your chosen feather tattoo inked.
We are one of the very few fully licensed tattoo studios in the capital.
his fact alone should tell you that we are committed to providing the best possible tattooing experience for our clients.
Our unique All Day Tattoo studio ‘peace of mind’ policy has been put in place to ensure the safety of our clients as well as our artists.
This extensive policy ensures the highest possible hygiene standards are met.
It includes such features as the fact that only 1-use, industry-best standard needles are used, and that our artists only ever use the best quality, USA-imported inks.
You will also find a huge benefit from conversing with our fluent English speaking team.
This means no misunderstanding with regard to exactly the tattoo design you want and where you want it placed.
If ideas and inspiration are needed, our team will be more than happy to provide it!