When it comes to a tattoo design which involves a lot of pain and a permanent mark on your body, you need to pick a design that means something. Something with a rich cultural heritage and carries a deep significance. That is what makes a Celtic Cross so perfect.
It is beautiful, it is intricate, it has meaning and it comes in so many designs. What more could you ask for?
When did the Celtic Cross Tattoo Designs originate?
It is believed to date as far back as the 5th century, it symbolizes the Celtic faith. Believed to be of Pagan origins this symbol of faith was very popular in communities of Celtic origin, which include Ireland and Scotland. In present days, a Celtic Cross also symbolizes Christianity.
What designs does a Celtic Cross have?
Since the art of Celtic origin is supposed to have intricate designs consisting of knot work and spiral, the Celtic Cross also represents that. The interesting thing about the spiral and curved lines in the Celtic design never crosses each other.
What is a Celtic Cross supposed to signify?
The Celtic Cross is supposed to signify many things. Some of things that it signifies include the sun, the four directions, the four elements (earth, water, air, fire), the Creator himself as well as the holy bond between a man and woman.