Death Angel Tattoos, when people think of the angel of death, it usually conjures up thoughts of images of the Grim Reaper we’re all so familiar with. While that is still true, there are a variety of ways we imagine the moment of death and the role angels may play in that, and that’s expressed nicely in many ways with tattoos of the angel of death.
It seems the determination as to what the angel of death looks like to the tattoo artist or recipient of the tattoo is first, the worldview of they hold. Does the person believe in an afterlife? Are there evil versus good angels, and finally, are their rewards and consequences for how we live our lives in this world.
All of those are included in how the angel of death is perceived, and ultimately, depicted as a work of art. There are times when the angel of death is made to be the seemingly insidious Grim Reaper, who appears to have an emotionless task of gathering souls. Other times the angel of death is one who is seen to aid the person on their journey to heaven.
Either way, there is a wide variety of very compelling angel of death tattoo designs revealing something of the underlying beliefs and outlook on life the person desiring the tattoo holds.
So in regard to tattoo designs of the angel of death, there are many diverse interpretations across the spectrum of how people view life and death. That said, it does appear that those having these angel of death tattoos do believe in life after death in some way, as the very fact there is an angel being designed that is considered to be a gatherer of souls attests to that belief. Now let’s look at several angel of death tattoos and how they were imagined.