The sword often features in rich tattoo designs showing the warrior spirit. The slim sharp blade and the intricate handle of the sword, make for gorgeous tattoos.
You often find people getting inked with sword tattoos to show their never-say-die attitude to life.
A sword can hold many meanings, giving the tattoo design a fresh and symbolic value. A sword wrapped with text banners saying ‘Live’ ‘Laugh’ and ‘Love’, expresses the tattoo wearer’s wish for a deep and meaningful life.
You often find the sword in intricate tattoos showing the different sides of love. The association of the sword with medieval times gives romantic tattoos a special flavor. Roses climbing up vines often feature in sword tattoo designs. Red roses framing the top of a sword indicate the power of love. Yellow roses and a heart beside a sword, sometimes show the conflict of love and pure friendship. You also find swords piercing red hearts, in passionate tattoos worn by music lovers. The text banner wrapping the heart usually holds the name of the music band, such as Bon Jovi. A sword pointing straight up, indicates the wish to rise higher. You also find tattoos showing ancient samurai warriors holding swords. Check out these sword tattoos:
An intricately etched sword points downward, in this vertical design upper arm tattoo. The text banner says, ‘Livestrong’.
The 1969 Sword
A mixture of fine and deep lines creates this artistic tattoo. The sword has the text ‘1969’.
Life Warrior Bright Sword
Gray, orange, and yellow ochre look vibrant in this sword tattoo. The sword handle extends in the shape of wings.
Love Symbol Sword
A snake shows its fangs as it coils around the sword. Wings and roses complete the design, symbolizing love winning over destruction.
Bon Jovi Fan Sword
p>A winged sword pierces the red heart. The text ‘Bon Jovi’ completes this fan tattoo.
Sword Rise High
The sword points upward, indicating the desire to rise higher. Sword Fighter wings frame the symmetrical design.
The long lines and curves give a dynamic look to the design. The monochromatic shading is artistic.
The dense inkwork creates a skull wearing patterned rags. Two sticks extend from the head.
Lunar Cycle Loved Ones
The circle depicting the lunar cycle, has names at the center. Folded wings and a sword complete the design.
Female Warrior With Sword
The ancient warrior stands before a sword. The intricate shading gives a rich look to her long hair.
Power Of Love Sword
The artwork makes the sword appear to rip through the skin. Leafy rose vines symbolize the power of love, in the design.
Meanigful Living Sword
A red heart pierced by an arrow, is placed before a sword. Three text banners enhance the meaning of the design.
The intricate shading shows a sword with a dreamcatcher tied to the handle. A wolf looks out, on one side of the design.
The powerful samurai warrior grips a sword, in this monochromatic tattoo. Sun rays circle his head.
The arm is decorated with a vertical design sword tattoo. Touches of yellow enhance the patterns.
Sword Wings Style
The sword handle extends into wing like shapes, in this shaded monochromatic tattoo.
The elegant curves give an artistic look to the sword. The richly symmetrical design is done in monochromatic hues.
Geometrical Tri Symmetry
A sword pierces through a triangle, in this richly geometrical tattoo. The symmetrical design curves along the collar bones.
Leg Sword Tattoo
The slim sword is inked, following the vertical lines of the leg. The red sun which the sword pierces depicts a never-say-die attitude.
The dense inkwork gives a rich detailed look to the wings, in this symmetrical chest tattoo.
The rugged patterns give a realistic look to the handle. The artistic shading creates a soft and rich look.
A sword pierces the stylized monster fish, in this monochromatic upper thigh tattoo.
The long body of the dragon coils around the sword. Wings hang down on both sides, framing the sword.
The middle of the back is decorated with a sword, in this warrior tattoo design. Light shading creates a subtle effect.
Shield And Sword
A sword and a shield appear against a scenic backdrop. A richly shaded monochromatic warrior tattoo.
The long pole rips through the Stars and Stripes. This design indicates a nation in danger.
Romance And Friendship Sword
Yellow roses blossom on top of the heart. A sword pierces the heart, in the monochromatic tattoo design.