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Speakeasy Dermagraphic
(318) 473-4551
3221 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Natural Mystic
(318) 767-0042
4006 Highway 28 E
Pineville, LA
 
Speakeasy Dermagraphic
(318) 473-4551
740 Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Crescent City Tatto Company
(504) 269-8282
4800 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA
 
World Class Tattoos
(504) 263-1000
1530 Lapalco Blvd Ste 13
Harvey, LA
 
Speakeasy Dermagraphic
(318) 473-4551
740 Macarthur Dr Ste A
Alexandria, LA
 
Natural Mystic
(318) 767-0042
4006 Highway 28 E
Pineville, LA
 
Dody Breaux
(225) 644-2856
13075 Airline Hwy
Gonzales, LA
 
Airline Tattoo Company
(504) 464-0525
1824 Airline Highway
Kenner, LA
 
Dajavu Tattoo & Body Piercing
(225) 752-3627
12314 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Cross Moline tattoos

Cross Moline Tattoos - In English heraldry, the cross moline is a design element that identifies the eighth son in a succession of inheritors. Each of the four arms of the cross moline peel off into a pair of curls at the end, producing eight points.

Design elements in heraldry, like the cross in its many variations, were originally a system of identifying combatants when their faces were hidden behind iron masks and helmets.

In French, the cross moline is known as the Croix Fourche, for its forked appearance.

The cross' shape derives from the piece of iron that supports the upper millstone of a corn-mill. In French, the word for mill is mouline. Hence, 'moline'. The Latin word molere means 'to grind'. It's not surprising that this cross is sometimes called a Millstone Cross or Miller's Cross.

A Christian point of view interprets the eight tips of the cross moline as the eight beatitudes. The cross may also have been identified with Luis Molina, a Spanish Jesuit who radically argued (in the 16th century) that God's grace was enough to sanctify the soul-even while man exercised free will.

Cross Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! As a tattoo design and symbols, the Moline Cross has a wonderful gothic feel and appearance, alluding to both the spiritual and to a time in history long since past. So if knights, fair maidens, jousting tournaments, slaying dragons and renaissance fairs hold great appeal, this may be just the cross design you are looking for.

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