Matryoshka tattoo meaning and symbolism

Matrõshka or Russian nesting dolls is a set of wooden dolls, each of which can be removed from its predecessor to reveal another doll that appears identical. A matryoshka doll is a figure depicting a very young girl, wearing a traditional Russian dress with a pleated skirt, a belt, and a headscarf. There often are … Read more

Broomstick tattoo meaning and symbolism

The broomstick is a common tattoo design theme, which has been used both as a standalone motif and as an additional element in witch-related , occult and pagan tattoos. In this article we will focus on the origin of brooms and their symbolism, with particular reference to its use in contemporary-style tattoos. In some cultures … Read more

Chalice tattoo meaning and symbolism

The chalice tattoo has deep roots in Christian symbolism, but also symbolizes the feminine divine within every woman. The cup of the chalice represents receptivity and acceptance, while the handle is seen as a phallic attribute. As such, these tattoos are popular with women who seek to honor their femininity. They would not be a … Read more