Lace is one of iconic ornaments for females on their garments, costume or wedding dress. Lace tattoo is naturally favorite choice for women to create feminine style of tattoos and express their fashion statement.
Lace is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by either machine or by hand. Originated in about 16th centuries, the lace could be made by materials such as silk, gold, or silver threads, cotton thread. With the industrial revolution, the hand-made laces tended to be faded out instead of machine made laces. Driven by fashion industry, more intricate fabric designs and applications emerged and got popular.
With the prevailing of tattoos, this old fashion style seems revived today, in a different lacemaking technique – tattooing. Lace tattoos are depicted in many forms – lace ribbon tattoo, lace flower tattoo, lace butterfly tattoo, etc. If you are looking for inspiration on lacy or feminine tattoos, here’s a collection of 45+ refined pieces. Just Pin It if you love any of them.