Bat Tattoo meaning – death (like a King Tut), disease, freedom (like an eagle), evil/devil (like a skull), prosperity (like a hummingbird), wealth (like a butterfly), happiness, longevity (like a dragon), magic, supernatural, witchcraft, decay, etc. In each culture the bat means something else. While for some the bats are signs of good luck, for others are signs of bad luck.
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Bat Tattoo symbolism:
- Dracula and Batman: if you ever heard about Dracula and Batman, you probably know why so many people are interested in getting so many bat tattoos. Furthermore, the bat is also associated with the nigh – just like when Batman or Dracula rule the Earth. Altough associated with lots of stories, the bat is also a huge symbol – of both death and prosperity, but also more.
- Chinese symbolism: do you know that Chinese people associate the bat with longevity and happiness? You probably don’t know, but altough for some countries the bat is not associated with good luck, for other countries the bat is a lucky sign. Here are some of the countries where the bat is associated with luck: Macedonia, Poland, but also some Arab countries.
- European culture: in the european culture the bat is not associated with luck/good luck. In the european culture the bat associated with both magic/supernatural and witchcraft.
- Western culture: in this culture the bat is a symbol of the night. Such villains from the Western culture are Batman or even Dracula.
- Mesoamerican culture: in this culture the bats are associated with death/underworld. Also, in this culture the bats are associated with decay.
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Bat Tattoo Placement ideas – on your ankle, behind your ear, on your chest, on your hip, etc. It doesn’t really matter where you get your tattoo. What I believe it matters is if you really want the tattoo. If you want it, that’s good – you can have it where you want. But if you don’t want, think about one thing – removal is complicated.
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