The infinity tattoos have become a very popular ink in a short span of time. It seems as though anyone who is into ink has one of these on their body. The only surprise is that it has taken it a long time to become popular. Why is it so surprising? Because it’s such a simple, small, cool design that holds a lot of meaning. There are many ideas out there because it is such a customizable design.
Meaning of Infinity Tattoos
The symbol has Latin origins, which means eternal which many people also interpret as endless. That is why the symbol holds a lot of meaning because it could represent one’s eternal and unbound passion, love, care, strength, and belief. What’s special about this ink is that it has been around for centuries. It dates back to ancient Greek and Indian civilizations that thought of infinite as a philosophical concept and later on transitioned it into a mathematical one.
With time, the concept of eternity was approached from a cosmological aspect when philosophers asked, is the universe endless? As you can see so far, each particular design could have a very deep meaning with many layers to it. Culturally, the symbol holds a lot of meaning. The tattoo can be interpreted as having eternal life and soul.
The modern-day infinity symbol often represents a personal message by the individual. It often symbolizes eternal love for another person or family member. As well, the tat could be a powerful reminding message of eternal love, belief, or even strength. Also, this symbol has been used to represent a personal obstacle that the holder had to overcome or the personal and deep lessons a person learned from a particular situation.
Now when it comes to love, couples and lovers, the infinity tattoo is amongst the most popular inks out there. The popularity is derived from the variations and customization applicable. Couples can include their name within the infinity symbol. As you can guess, this symbolizes their eternal love for one another.
Another way to personalize this symbol is to ink it on your wedding finger. Often it’ll be much cheaper than an actual wedding ring as well it’ll hold much more meaning than an actual wedding ring (which has grown to be a symbol how much you spent on someone you love).
A diamond can be lost, misplaced, and even hazardous to wear in certain areas, however, the infinity symbol ring is always with you. It is embedded deeply in your skin, similar to the love that is embedded in your heart. As well, this symbol can be a great idea to show and prove to your significant other how deep and true your feelings for them can be. when it comes to love, you can never go wrong (Unless you and that person break up) with this symbol.
When it comes to the infinity tattoo, where you wish to ink your symbol can also send a message in itself. The ink itself can come in many forms and sizes, making it very easy to place it anywhere on the body. As I said earlier, the infinity symbol being inked on your wedding finger will mean an eternal commitment to another person. An interesting version of the symbol would be placing the image above your heart. Just like the ring version, then the infinity heart symbol shows a commitment to always having said individual or individuals hold a special place in your heart.
You can also place the symbol on your wrist, symbolizing life forever. People often check their pulse by holding the wrist, so this sign would symbolize living life to the fullest. Another creative way to ink the infinity symbol is to split it in half and ink each half on one of your two arms, that way you can hold you’re your arms together to combine and create the full image of the tat. Basically, it means that when together, you’ll be eternal.
This is an excellent idea for couples. I have seen several people put the infinity sign behind their ear and with music notes within the loop that is symbolizing their eternal love and care for music. The most extreme infinity tattoo I have seen in my life was when a friend inked it on the inside of his lower lip (I can never get that image out of my mind).
The design possibilities of the infinity symbol are endless. You can have the double infinity symbol tattoo which has several meanings. Basically, the double symbol means that things are endless more than once. Weird concept right? So for example, it basically can mean that things last forever in this life and the next.
So if a couple has a tattoo basically you can interpret it as them saying “We love each other for eternity and the next life too.” A simple change can mean the world to a person. A simple change of color from a regular black shade tattoo to a pink colored name symbol can be the difference of remembering a friend to never forgetting someone you lost to breast cancer.
Now you must be wondering how much it costs to get this inked. If you want to just get a simple small tattoo with no variation and in black, usually the price will be somewhere around 50 – 75$ depending on the parlor. The more complex and larger the tattoo, the more the price will go up, but generally speaking, an infinity tattoo isn’t that expensive because of its simple nature.
Now when it comes to how pain you will feel when getting this tattoo it really depends on your tolerance to pain and location of the tattoo, but I think I can give you a general idea of what it will feel like so you go in with an idea of what to expect. From people’s experience, this ink will cause some discomfort, but not to an unbearable extent. Many people have said this tattoo does hurt a little bit, but in the end, it ends up being fine and quick. Everyone I’ve asked about this tattoo, say they don’t end up regretting and it was totally worth it because of all the meaning that it holds.
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