A Traditional Rose Tattoo presents the universal meaning of appreciation of beauty. The rose is considered as an ideal flower due to its amazing appeal. The rose tattoo means admirable beauty, that is fragile like a rose. Although the red rose is the traditional way of tattooing, yet people also ink other color variations of the flower.
The rose tattoo has a universal appeal. The beautiful flower with thorns seem to suggest that beauty is to be appreciated from a distance. The rose is also a very delicate flower, thus making it a favorite of those who can relate with the fragile beauty of the rose. Perhaps, just the act of tattooing a rose means that the fragile rose flower, has become permanent for life. The rose can be inked with or without its thorns. In the 1940s, sailors used to had rose tattoos inked on them with the name or the initials of the beloved whom they had left at home. The rose also means the purity and Love. The rose tattoo is neither masculine or feminine as both men and women have the rose tattoos inked on their bodies. The rose tattoo can also be in memory of some dear person who has parted from life. The commonest color of a traditional rose tattoo is red although there are other color variations of the tattoo, each color implying a different meaning of beauty.
Black Rose Tattoo On Half Sleeve
The pair of blackish brown roses here shows the flowers in amazing beauty. The curved petals and the single separated petal look gorgeous together.
Black Traditional Rose Tattoo
It is as if the black rose here celebrates the beauty of darkness. The thorns of the rose can be seen.
Deep Red Traditional Rose Tattoo
Perhaps the deep red of the rose tattoo here shows a deep love attachment. The rose is so red that it seems to be bleeding.
Traditional Rose Tattoo Done In Black
The rose tattoo done in black here is intense and artistic. The black has been used to create the rose as well as its shadow.
Realistic Rose With Rose Buds Tattoo
The realistic rose here has been done with sharp lines. The fine edges of the rose create a vivid impression. There are two rose buds waiting to blossom.
Rose With Thorns Traditional Rose Tattoo
This realistic thorned rose done on the hip seems to say, “Look at me from a distance”.
Memorial Traditional Red Rose Tattoo
This traditional red rose expresses the memory that has stayed back after the dear one has left the world.
Rose And Swallow Traditional Tattoo
The tattoo shows a swallow flying over a red rose. The swallow holds in its beak a necklace and a locket. The locket is a hand sign with an eye in it.
The Peacock And Rose Tattoo
This tattoo shows a gracious peacock overlooking the traditional red rose. The red of the rose seems to have touched the edges of the peacock plumes.
The Knife Cross Traditional Rose
The knife cross traditional rose tattoo here shows the knives tied in a cross. The sharp edge of the knife is guarded by the beautiful rose.
The Rose And The Scorpion
In this traditional rose tattoo a deadly scorpion is seen holding a rose. The rose and the scorpion make a stunning combination.
Yellow And Red Tinted Traditional Rose Tattoo
This yellow and red tinted traditional rose has been created with great care. The yellow, red and, black shades on the rose look just awesome.
Traditional Rose With Text
The traditional rose tattoo here has two names on both sides, perhaps that of two daughters. This tattoo shows the beauty of love for one’s children.
Rest In Peace Rose Tattoo
The rose tattoo here is wrapped by a banner which reads the name of a departed soul. The dates here tell a sad story of parting from a loved one.
Life Won’t Wait Rose Tattoo
The Life Won’t Wait traditional rose tattoo says that life waits for no one. It is our responsibility to make our life as beautiful as the rose.
Simple Traditional Rose Tattoo
This rose tattoo has been simply done in bright red. The black is used along with red to create the impression of depth.
Red And White Traditional Rose Tattoo
The traditional rose here is mostly done in red with the touch of white at the curved corners. Together with the green rose leaves they create a realistic effect.
Beautiful Traditional Rose Tattoo On the Knee
The beautiful traditional rose on the knee surrounded by green leaves is truly astounding. The rose has a soothing effect on the mind. The leaves have a touch of red at their edges.
Cyan And Red Traditional Rose Tattoo
The red rose here has touches of cyan along the curved corners of the petals. The cyan and red combination perhaps means to show the rose in a moonlit night.
Rose With Honey Bee Tattoo
The rose with honey bee tattoo at the back of the neck shows the eternal love relation between the honey bee and the beautiful flower.
Red And Orange Traditional Rose Tattoo
The rose tattoo in red has orange added for depth. The strong black outlines bring out the drama of the red and orange in this design.
Gentle Rose Tattoo On The Foot
The rose tattoo inked on the foot in a delicate pink shade looks soft and feminine. The tiny leaves on both sides add to the curvy pattern of the tattoo.
Symmetrical Rose Tattoo
The rose tattoo here is surrounded by rose leaves as well as tribal designs. The tattoo has been done in a symmetrical way along the navel.
Beloved Traditional Rose Tattoo
The rose tattoo here shows the name of the beloved inked over the rose. This tattoo shows the deep bonding between people in love.
Rosy Traditional Rose Tattoo
The Rosy traditional rose tattoo relates the name to the flower. The name has been written between the two leaves of the rose.