An intricate design featuring delicately coiled petals makes the rose special. No flower has been celebrated in songs, poems and stories as much over the centuries, as the rose. Not only is the rose known for its sweet and seductive smell, its radiant shades also make it ideal in tattoos. The many colors of roses are associated with special meanings in traditional cultures. A red rose tattoo is usually inked as an ode to eternal love and passion.
The blood red petals of the rose are seen as a symbol of rich and deep love. Romantic quotes inked alongside a red rose, enrich the symbolic meaning further. The petals of the rose are where tattoo artists display their special skills. Using fine ink work, a master artist brings out the delicate softness and beauty of rose petals. Reds in different shades create fine textures in Rose Tattoos. Pink roses are also popular in tattoo designs. The soft sensuous shades of pink create glowing rose tattoos. Inked as a pair, a rose tattoo can also be a celebration of deep love between couples. As a symbol of love, a rose can also be inked alongside special elements such as the American eagle, to highlight love for the country.
Cyan shades create amazing drama against the dark red tones of this rose tattoo.
A Rose Promise
Her upper arm is inked with a gorgeous red rose alongside a text tattoo celebrating the joy of being unique. Blossom in your true beauty, the rose seems to say.
Trio Of Roses Tattoo
A trio of roses is inked in a stunning pencil ink style design in this upper arm tattoo.
Neck Rose Art
The side of the neck displays an enormous rose inked in many shades of red.
Delicate touches of yellow speak of fading beauty, in this red rose tattoo.
Inked with a single green leaf, this pretty yellow rose foot tattoo celebrates friendship.
My Love Is Rosy
What better way to celebrate love for a woman named Rosy, than with a gorgeous red rose name tattoo?
Rose Deep Red
Intricate shading brings out the depth of the petals in this stunning rose tattoo.
Masterful artistry makes the soft pink petals glow in this sensuous rose tattoo for women.
A pair of roses is shaded with delicate monochromatic tones in this romantic tattoo.
Rich ink shades shape the unique beauty of a blue rose, in this rare tattoo design.
Romantic Love Tattoo
She celebrates the joy of a special love with a paired roses tattoo on her foot. The lush red petals speak the language of deep passion.
Patriotic Rose Tattoo
The American eagle with the flag gives patriotic love a new dimension in this rose tattoo.
Deep red stains the skin, bringing out the beauty of the huge rose. Bright blue shades, perhaps representing the sky, surround the design.
The beginnings of a rose tattoo have been outlined with simple flowy lines, on the upper arm.
The rich red rose with a budding rose alongside is inked in memory of a loved one.
Blue Freedom Rose Tattoo
Blue shades deepen inside the petals, while their borders remain free of color, in this stunning rose tattoo.
A scorpion holds a red rose in its pincers, evoking a mixture of fear and wonder.
Rose Graceful Stem
A stem gracefully bends under the weight of a rose, in this pretty outlined rose branch tattoo.
Our Primitive Love
Stunning black patterns flower in the center of this two roses design. The dull red roses perhaps hint at fading away.
Rich Rose Flow
Elegantly flowing lines shaded in with deep red tones, give a rich beauty to this rose tattoo.
Wing, Rosy Love
The stem inked with the loved one’s name, blossoms to form a radiant rose. Two leaves grow, wing like, on either side of the stem.
Royale Rose Branch
Two rich maroon roses, touched with golden shades, make up this couple tattoo. A pretty branch with leaves in the same maroon and gold combination, completes the design.
My Wonderful Love
Confident sketchy strokes give a life like vividness to the pretty red rose tattoo.
Fine lines bloom in virginal pink, in this intimate tattoo celebrating the rose of innocence.
Deep As A Rose
Deep inkwork gives a powerful look to the petals in this monochromatic rose tattoo design.
Tribal Sweet Rose
The sensuous black tribal motif holds a soft red rose at its heart. A unusually sweet and bold design.