50+ Meaningful Rose Tattoo Designs

Jan 29, 2012

Rose flowers have long been favored subjects of artists in paintings, illustrations, rose tattoos are prevalent for their rich symbolic meanings as well as their beauty. Rose tattoo is one of popular tattoo ideas for both and men and women.

Roses Gakkin tattoo,Kyoto ,Japan

Tattoos have served as rites of passage, marks of status and rank, symbols of religious and spiritual devotion, decorations for bravery, sexual lures and marks of fertility, pledges of love, punishment, amulets and talismans, protection, and as the marks of outcasts, slaves and convicts. The symbolism and impact of tattoos varies in different places and cultures.

The meaning of roses varies by colors. Red roses represent Love, Beauty, Romantic Love, and yellow roses express joy, and friendship, while a dark red rose stands for unconscious beauty and black rose symbolizes death and passing away. It can also be the beginning of new things, a journey into unexplored territory. Rose tattoos often appear together with other object, representing integrated meanings. Here we have a careful collection to showcase 50+ fabulous rose tattoo designs by different artists. Absolutely beautiful! Let us know the one you like the best. Do Pin it!

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Rose Tattoo



Rose tattoo design by hamysart

Hand tattoo rose

Tattoo roses by eugene

Tattoo rose

Rose tattoo

Rose with thorns

Rose tattoo by miguel angel tattoo

Rose tattoo by gettattoo

Rose tattoo by drunkenfairy

Rose tattoo by cubistpanther

Rose and rosary

Rose tattoo by schroderator

Right side

Number seven

My rose

My new tattoo by mario desa

Dead rose

Rose Tattoo Designs

Tribal Rose Tattoo

Roses tattoo

Tribal rose tattoo

Rose Tattoo


Rose Tattoo


Rose Tattoo


Live and dead roses


Different roses


Clock n roses


Rose Tattoo


Back roses


My rose tattoo


Panther Head with Roses


Rose Tattoo


Rose Tattoo


Roses, ladybugs, and poem


Roses foot


Freehand/custom rose tattoo


Realistic Rose Tattoo Color


Rose Foot


Guns n roses tattoo, shaded


Coloured rose tattoo


Shaded roses tattoo


Roses on side tattoo


Roses with vines on side tattoo


Rose Tattoo


Rose Tattoo – black and grey


Healed Roses


Rose flower with ornaments


Rose Tattoo


Rose Tattoo


Rose Tattoo


Good ol’ rose


Roses and name tattoo


Roses on thigh and hip tattoo


Rose Tattoo


Rose Tattoo


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