Marine mammal known for its extreme sensitivity and remarkable intelligence, the dolphin has
always been considered an ally of the man. He would have saved many lost sailors
at sea because of the storm. Very player, he is easily approached by human beings and
fully embodies friendship.
If, in Western culture, he is still unjustly reduced to a terrifying man-eater, while he
is an indispensable link in the chain of life, the shark belongs to the domain of the sacred for
some Oceanian and African civilizations. He inspires a deep respect. His motive is often prized
by nature lovers who feel in symbiosis with the sea.
The symbolism of the cat varies according to the times and cultures. Sacred animal in the time of ancient Egypt
and the savior of Muhammad in Islam, he was demonized in the Christian Europe of the Middle Ages. From a certain
In a way, these contradictory interpretations follow its mysterious charm. Delicate, independent and graceful
wish he can rebel good quad seems to him and out his claws at any time.
The lion, the panther and the tiger
In the line of felines, the lion, the panther and the tiger are among the favorite tattoos. Supreme hunters,
they watch their prey for a long time before jumping on it. It is difficult to escape them. It's here
why they are synonymous with strength and power. He also suggest some courage
because hunting is essential for their survival.
Our perception of the wolf is marked by a duality. He embodies the ferocity in many tales and
legends that describe him as a solitary warrior, savage and ill-intentioned. Nevertheless, in the
reality, it also represents protection by constantly watching over its pack and defending it against
possible attacks. His courage inspires both fear and consideration.
Ubiquitous in mythology, legends and cultural traditions, the horse is the number one partner
many great heroes. Loyal and majestic, it is a strong symbol of conquest. Sometimes with powers
magic, a horn or a pair of wings, it also evokes reverie.
Refined and graceful, the butterfly is generally likened to lightness and a certain poetry. Account
given his metamorphoses, he is also a symbol of resurrection. In addition, its rounded shapes and
varied colors lend themselves particularly well to tattooing. Even if some men like him, he does
especially part of the favorite motives of the fairer sex for its delicacy.
This miniature dragon is all the rage, especially among women who wear it at the level of
lower abdomen or ankle. It represents fire, but also immortality because it has a faculty of
exceptional regeneration (if you cut your legs or tail, for example, it repels without