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Tattooing By Gypsy
(605) 334-6683
1443 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Alien Company
(605) 338-6702
738 S 1st Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Outlaw Tattoo's
(605) 274-6583
609 E Benson Rd
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Affinity Body Art
(605) 334-1635
2005 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Vishnu Bunny Tattoos & Piercing
(605) 357-8288
202 s Phillips ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Tattooing By Gypsy
(605) 334-6683
1443 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Permanent Addictions Tattoo
(605) 373-0123
805 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Skin & Bones
(605) 335-0832
1129 E 9th St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Ink && Iron
(605) 275-5552
510 S Cleveland Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Vishnu Bunny Tattoos && Piercing
(605) 357-8288
202 s Phillips ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 

Claddagh tattoos

Claddagh & Celtic tattoo design ideas Claddagh Tattoo Designs - The Claddagh is a very old Celtic design of reputed Irish origin, and when worn as a ring, is an extremely popular symbol of friendship and love. The Claddagh shows two hands holding a heart topped with a crown. Interestingly, there are even older ring designs throughout the Mediterranean that appear to be two clasped-hands. It is entirely possible that the Romans brought such ring designs with them when they invaded the British Isles and may have been a source of inspiration for the design that would eventually evolve into the Claddagh. The Celts, brilliant gold and silversmiths and metal-workers in their own right would undoubtedly have had occasion to encounter these designs.

One legend has it that a young goldsmith gave a Claddagh to his beloved as a token of his love and a promise to marry her, but before that could take place he was kidnapped and press-ganged aboard a pirate ship. His fiance refused to believe that her young swain had perished and she waited five years until he was able to escape, make his fortune and return to her and make good on his promise to marry her. There are many variations and versions of this story, with roots in both Ireland and even the coast of Scotland!

Claddagh & Celtic tattoo design ideas All of us are familiar with the wedding vow, "With this ring I thee wed", as one betrothed slides a wedding ring over the finger of the other. The rings and the vows are symbols of love and ever-lasting (we all hope) commitment. A Claddagh symbolizes, "With these hands I offer up my heart and crown it with my love". The crown is a powerful symbol of loyalty. Is there any greater gift than to give someone else your heart?

Claddagh & Celtic tattoo design ideas A Claddagh can also be used to discreetly signal and communicate in affairs of the heart. The direction the heart is pointed in is an indication of one's romantic availability. If the heart faces downwards, the ring-wearer is unattached, and if the heart faces upwards, their heart has ...

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