Hands and fingers are one of the first things that people notice about you. Thus, not quite surprisingly finger tattoos have become extremely popular. Compared to other tattoo designs, these are smaller and delicate but they sure pack a punch. Ask any tattoo lover, he/she will tell you that finger tattoos provide the finishing touch to one’s tattooed body. Yes, a body full of tattoo stands incomplete without these simple minimalistic tattoos.
The most common finger tattoo form that people are aware of is the couple ring tattoo. The idea is similar to marriage or engagement rings but here, couples get their love and commitment permanently inked on their ring fingers.
But you’ll be amazed to find out the different variations of these finger tattoos. Our fingers have such beautiful interesting shape that it allows the artist to bring out his creative best.
Significance of Tattoos on the Middle Finger
The middle finger is where most people prefer their finger tattoo. Besides the fact that this finger is the longest and most slender of all, there are several beliefs that people associate it with.
- The blood vessels on this finger are believed to be directly connected to the heart. So an inscription on your middle finger signifies what you truly belief and stand for
- In terms of palmistry, the middle finger is the planet Saturn. This planet stands for the ‘balance wheel’ meaning the sense of right and wrong, justice, the search for truth and of laws pertaining to humans and the universe as a whole. Saturn is a person’s tendency to introspect
- The image below just about sums up the popular meanings that people associate with fingers
Thus, most people who want to ink their middle finger will often go for tattoo arts that imply something meaningful, of personal significance or a reminder.
Beautiful Finger Tattoo designs
These finger tattoo arts are so beautiful; you will want to go get one yourself!
Musical notes or just say it with words…
Of pencils and doodle arts…
Of Tribal arts and intensity…
Of fierce tigers and buzzing flies…
Of cute ribbon bows and tea-time fun…
Of cryptics and simple words…
Popular Tattoo Designs and their Meanings
Some prefer to ink words of inspiration while some prefer to let the designs speak for themselves. Let’s take a look into some popular tattoo designs and decipher their meanings along the way.
The Hamsa symbol is believed to protect the owner from the evil eye and bring health and happiness. Notice the five fingers? They represent the book of Torah and the fish (Koi) symbolizes a never ending journey
A series of three dots also known as ellipsis is another popular tattoo design. It indicates a pause or an incomplete thought
- The Moon
People associate the moon with serenity, love and dreams. This is a design preferred by most women
Star(s) is another very common design. But it holds a deeper meaning to its owner, especially to someone who has gone through a rough patch in life. Stars signify hope, the ability to shine even in darkness and to seek a better path
Anchors stands for stability, strong roots and perseverance. As the saying goes, ‘The anchor holds in spite of the storm
- Zodiac Sign
Zodiac symbol is another popular tattoo design. There are 12 Zodiac symbols or sun signs and depending on your birth chart, you can get your zodiac symbol inked. People who strongly believe in horoscope normally go for zodiac tattoos
Infinity symbols, as the name suggest are to do with a never-ending loop much like the Celtic symbol. Infinity is mostly associated with the concept of birth and re-incarnation. It is also very popular amongst couple, symbolizing their promise for never ending love
There are endless tattoo designs with depth and hidden meaning to them. Let your tattoo art be unique by personalizing these designs and if you’re up for it, get your own design drawn. But of course, it doesn’t always have to be about words or meanings. Have fun, play around with concepts and add quirky twists to your designs. Good news is these finger tattoos are so delicate and minimalistic that they don’t allow much room for mistakes. If you’re new into getting tattoos, this is all the more perfect to get starting with. So let’s get ‘em finger tattoos!