Religious Cross Tattoo Designs

cross tattoo

Religious tattoos have been around for a very long time. In spite of the fact that body inking is forbidden in Christianity cross tattoos are very popular nowadays. We have put together the best examples of religious cross tattoos from 2018 tattoo trends.

cross tattoo on finger

Cross tattoo is a perfect symbol of your faith; it creates spiritual connection as well protects from evil. Cross is known as a symbol of Christianity still the symbol existed long before Christianity appeared as a religion.

The cross used for the execution of Christ was the symbol of punishment. Convicts were strung on crosses and left to die.

The cross symbol was present in Egyptian culture as well. The Egyptian Ankh cross is the symbol of balance between life and death, male and female. In Egyptian scripts the Ankh cross is interpreted as “life”.

The Celtic cross resembles a circle with a cross inside. Celtic cross symbolized faith and heritage. The circle symbolized the circle of life. In traditional Celtic tattoos cross is pictured knotted.

Let’s get back to Christian cross tattoos. Traditional cross tattoo is more often pictured with Christ strung on it. Such tattoo is larger and is inked on back, chest or shoulder.

2018 tattoo trends offer new designs of cross tattoos. They are minimalistic and absolutely simple. Minimalistic cross resembles simple crossed lines that look perfect on arm, finger, neck, foot and wrist.

cross tattoo on neck

cross tattoo on arm

cross tattoo on wrist

cross tattoo on wrist

cross tattoo on neck

cross tattoo on neck

cross tattoo on hand

cross tattoo on arm

cross tattoo on arm

cross tattoo on arm

cross tattoo on rib

cross tattoo on foot

cross tattoo on hand

cross tattoo on shoulder

cross tattoo on back