It may not be a popular choice for a single-element tattoo but when it comes to a multi-element tattoo design, a crown can really add some pizzazz to your ink work! A crown, in general, is a symbolic image that can bear many different meanings to many different people. The most common meaning of the symbol is of course, royalty. Usually worn by a royal family, it is obvious that it represents power, wealth and supremacy. Considering these factors many people opt for this design with the hope that having one will help them reach the heights they want to reach.
Another plus of getting a crown tattoo is the design possibilities. There are many types of crowns and the embellishments on each offer so much choice in terms of tattoo designs. They can be made to look like the masculine as well as feminine versions depending on the gender of the person getting the tattoo.
We will take you through the possibilities in terms of tattoo designs with crowns in them as well as bit of interesting information and trivia to enable you to decide on the design you want. Keep in mind, however, that a crown present in your tattoo design can change the meaning of your piece dramatically – even if just to you.
A king, the highest authority in the kingdom gets to wear the crown, which is usually made up of many precious stones that increase its value and its meaning in most cases as each stone is strategically chosen based on its individual meaning and blessing. The crown bearer wields authority over all those who reside under their rule. With this power also comes a lot of responsibility. In ancient cultures the crown bearers have been considered almost god-like – establishing an act of treason if defied. In some cultures, it is customary for gods to wear special crowns that have jewels and symbols that have special significance.