Dove tattoos represent a number of items to a certain number of people.
A dove may bring the customary meaning of peace, or the religious significance of the Holy Spirit, or may bring messages of innocence, purity and hope.
There are many people who prefer to utilize the literal version of the dove while others like to utilize a bolder version.
Dove tattoos with a realistic feature generally are black and white or even a bird in flight that is skin toned bringing in an occasional manner an olive branch or even a flower inside its beak.
They may be presented on their own that is done in an outdoor scene or flying free from a pair of hands that is outstretched.
The bolder version usually has bright colours, like blue or colourful wings and present always symbols of bright colours like the flames, roses or stars.
There are dove tattoos that may be put in an extraordinary setting.
An idea may be a dove of stained glass.
You may form something with the same features like that of a stained glass window with different array of colours.
In the middle you may place the “Dove of Peace” by Picasso.
You may also try to form a more impressive version of such design and you may have it to appear stuffed through a glass of circular pane.
This glass is made up of sunny colours.
There are many people that also prefer to form dove tattoos that are similar to the diving swallow of 1950.
The swallow was printed on the chest of a sailor so that if he ever gets drown at sea, his soul would be brought to heaven.
If a dove substitutes a swallow in this specific tattoo design, it may be a protection symbol and also a journey to the afterlife in a peaceful manner.
Such a design may also present known symbols of the 1950s.
It may be engulfed by nautical stars or may bring bunch of cherries by using its beak.
Dove tattoos may bring expressive love messages.
It is common to see a design that presents two doves close together in a nest that is newly built.
You may also present a dove on every shoulder with a banner that bears the names and the dates.
The names may be of the loved ones and the dates may be from the date of marriage to the date when the children were born.
Most of the people upon looking at the dove find it hard to reflect as it is just another bird.
There are various signs that this creature has and it is one of the most important symbols in the art of tattoo.