One of the differences between humans and animals is that humans can stand and walk upright. As a result, their hands were evolved to be able to do more sophisticated work. Human hands can also be used as ways of communication, such as conveying message or emotion. Hands are also found in some of tattoo designs, of which the motifs are about human hand. Why do people love tattoos about hand?
It may be related to their spiritual beliefs and practice. Palms-together in ‘prayer’ position appears in many religions and cultures. The intention of closing eyes during prayer is to quiet the mind. In the mean time, placing two hands together is to quiet the physical body. When the mind and hands are silenced the spirit is more focused.
In this post, I consolidated 30 awesome tattoo designs about hand, which I hope you will find inspirations about your tattoo ideas.
Praying hands tattoo
Religious Tattoo-praying Hand Tattoo