Crow Tattoo Meaning + Ideas/Pictures

Crow Tattoo meaningintelligence (like a hummingbird), death (like a Grim Reaper), darkness (like a moon), clever (like a fox), messengers (like a dove), magic (like a triangle), wisdom (like a mandala), survive (like the wolf), good luck (like a bat), protection, etc. Need some crow tattoo pictures?

Another raven tattoo for women

Another raven tattoo for women

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Black crow tattoo

Black crow tattoo

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Crow Tattoo symbolism:

  • Greek symbolism: the crows are often associated with the Greek mythology. While most people believe crows are only associated with bad luck and death, in the Greek mythology crows were associated with good luck and with Apollo (he was the god of prophecy, sunknowledge, etc).
  • Christianity: also, altough most people associate crows and with and darkness, also in Christianity, crows were a symbol of protection. Crows/ravens protected the body of Vincent of Saragossa, until being found. Crows protected the body not to be eaten by vultures.
  • German culture: in the German culture the ravens were often associated with Odin. The crows were also the messengers of Odin.

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Arrogant crow tattoo design

Arrogant crow tattoo design

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Flying raven tattoo design

Flying raven tattoo design

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Crow Tattoo on celebrities – Johnny Depp, etc. I am sure there are plenty of female celebrities with crow/raven tattoos also, but I will update this article once I find out more.

Crow Tattoo Placement ideas – on your arm, on your back, on your wrist, etc. In other words, crow tattoos are also associated with other tattoos, such as: cross tattoos, dove tattoos, etc.

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Crow Triskelion tattoo design

Crow Triskelion tattoo design

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Mystical Crow tattoo design

Mystical Crow tattoo design

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