Lilies are group of flowers that is popular in tattoo design. The flowers are wild, lovely, and come in various colors including whites, yellows, oranges, pinks, reds and purples. While Easter lilies and tiger lilies are popular in the flower tattoos, other types of lilies are also great ideas for the ink art, such as Calla lilies, Lily of the Valley. The significance of the flower is found in many cultures and folklore.
Meanings of lily tattoos
Easter Lily is the traditional flower of Easter which symbolizes the resurrection of Jesus in Christendom. As the flower of holiday, it also conveys the meaning of elegance, beauty and hope for its snow white color.
Easter Lily is a flower native to Japan. Lilies appear in Japanese traditional drawings or paintings. In literature, the flower is often used to depict women’s beauty. As the saying goes in Japanese, she stands like the peony, she walks like the lily.
In Christianity, the lily symbolizes chastity and purity of Virgin Mary. In Buddhism, tiger lily (a lily from China) represents mercy, compassion, and aggressive traits associated with feminine nature.
Lilies come in different shapes, sizes and colors. White lilies symbolize modesty and virginity. Red lilies portray love, ardor, and affection for your loved ones. Orange lilies stand for happiness, passion, and warmth. In this post, please enjoy the collection of 55+ awesome lily tattoo designs. Let us know your thoughts and which one like the most in the comment.