Dove is a bird, usually white in color, often associated with love and peace, harmony and tranquility. The dove is also the Christian symbol for the Holy Spirit. When Jesus was baptized by John, according to bible, the Holy Spirit manifested flying above him like a dove. So dove tattoo is taken as one of religious tattoos. People get dove tattoos often for its symbolic meanings – love, hope and faith.
We can see dove tattoos often integrated with other symbols, cross, flowers and heart, to represent their symbolic meanings, or lonely flying dove, which is cute and innocent, calling for peace. As a spiritual tattoo, dove tattoo is practiced by both men and women.
In terms of placement, dove tattoo is often inked on arms, wrist, foot, neck for its small size. It can also be inked on back and side, etc. For its white in color, dove tattoo is a good tattoo idea for white ink tattoos. Here is a collection of 55+ peaceful dove tattoos. Let us know which one you like the most.
DOVE AND CROSS
realistic dove tattoos
Dove with Granddad hand writing custom tattoo
Dove tattoos for women
Amazing dove tattoos on back
Half sleeve tattoo in greyscale with dove and ribbon
Blackwork fullback tattoo combines steampunk with skull and flying dove formen
Small bird tattoo with words Be free on back for women
Love and dove tattoo
Dove tattoo representing ‘helping hands’
Watercolor dove tattoos on foot
Dove tattoos on wrist for girl
Dove tattoos for girl
Dove tattoos behind the ear
Dove tattoos on side for women
Dove & Hands
Dove with dagger
Dove tattoos on side
Dove and letter G
Dove in white and gold
Doves and Baby Angel
Dove and Heart
Depicted in the style of traditional tattoo, this tattoo features a dove and red heart symbol to commemorate mother of the wearer.