Cross Tattoos for Girls Design Don’t ever hesitate to choose any cross tattoo design just because you’re not a Christian or a religious person. There are so many cross tattoo designs you can choose which are not based on any religious meaning behind them. There are even designs which the origins are from Christians symbols, but don’t bring any religious meaning. So, having a cross tattoo is definitely not always referring to any religion or any particular heritage.
Gothic cross is a Cross Tattoos for Girls design which doesn’t deal with any religion or particular heritage. But people like to adorn it with Catholic symbol. Usually it is in dark Germanic style and combined with daggers, swords, knives, or barbed wires woven through the cross.The origin of Gothic cross is from the reminiscent of Anne Rice’s New Orleans Tales.
In Chinese, Chinese Cross is associated with the Chinese ideogram for the word. Chinese people have a legend which believes that God made the world in the form of a cross. The Ankh is also very popular. It is also called as the Handheld Cross. You must know this kind of cross if you love mythology. In Egypt, It was believed that the Ankh is the key of life which was used by the gods to awaken the souls of the dead to be alive again in a new life. You can see this in Egyptian tomb paintings. This is obviously has a great cultural meaning for Egyptian.
Have you ever seen a cross in the history of tribes across North and South America? It is the Native and Mesoamerican cross. The cross represents the four winds or tree of life. What about the cross in the logo of German Army? Have you ever noticed it? It is an Iron cross. Actually, it was a symbol of Teutonic Knights in the 14th century. Then, in 1870’s, it was transformed to be the symbol of German Military and handed out to the soldiers. In the 1960s, this design was popular among American surfers, but now, it is popular with bikers. Iron cross means strength and honor.
Cross Tattoos for Girls Design