Tribal cancer tattoo is a great idea for anyone who wants to express the unique personality of the Cancer sign. Ruled by the Moon, Cancerians are curious and mysterious creatures. Beneath the hard shell, they are emotional, kind, romantic, loving, intuitive and sympathetic. They have a lot of patience and understanding of the people around them and hate to see pain and suffering in the surrounding world.
The Cancer zodiac sign is represented by the Crab or by a smaller symbol that is similar to a curled 69. Both images allow to be stylized in a variety of forms, shapes and sizes. Here are some ideas how you can make you basic Cancer tattoo more complex and stylish.
1. Water. Cancer is a cardinal sign represented by water. The emotions and moods of Cancer native are always in motion, just like the ebbs and flows of the ocean. Waves and water elements are always a good way to add symbolism to your basic tattoo.
2. Add relevant images like pearls, water lily or lotus. Pearl is the birthstone of the sign. It’s an elegant image that is especially appropriate for female tattoos. Water lily and lotus are the flowers associated with the Cancer sign. In Buddhism the lotus is a symbol of Enlightenment. The petals represent the different struggles in life that we go through in our path to spiritual and emotional awakening.
2. The image of the Moon. Cancer is ruled by the Moon. The ever changing Moon is tightly linked with the notorious moon swings of Cancer. At the same time the Moon is the planet of emotion and intuition. Some call it the fundamental planet of love. Incorporating the image of the Moon is a good way to enrich your tattoo.
These are just a few tips how you can make your tribal Cancer tattoo more interesting. Tribal tattoos in general create a very distinctive and impressive look. However, they are hard to erase or cover up, because of the large amount of ink used. This is one more reason why you should invest time and energy into finding the design that really works for you.
Author: Irena Bocheva
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