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Ink Town Tattoo Studio
(623) 875-0556
12237 Nw Grand Ave
El Mirage, AZ
 
Ink Addictions
(623) 935-2950
13831 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ
 
Ink Addictions
(623) 935-2950
13831 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ
 
Custom Fit Tattooing && Piercin
(602) 298-4658
15224 N 59Th Ave
Glendale, AZ
 
Custom Fit Tattooing & Piercin
(602) 298-4658
15224 N 59th Ave Ste 4
Glendale, AZ
 
Ink Town Tattoo Studio
(623) 875-0556
12237 Nw Grand Ave
El Mirage, AZ
 
Alley
(623) 334-9698
10865 N 85Th Ave
Peoria, AZ
 
Alley
(623) 334-9698
10865 N 85th Ave Ste 2a
Peoria, AZ
 
Lucky Draw Tatoo
(602) 978-0412
13812 N 51St Ave
Glendale, AZ
 
Lucky Draw Tatoo
(602) 978-0412
13812 N 51st Ave
Glendale, AZ
 

Rose tattoos

Rose tattoo designs Rose Tattoo Designs - The Rose in the West represents what the Lotus does in the East. A symbol of love, but especially of a love that is pure. Because of the rose's beauty, scent and shape, it is the ultimate floral symbol. Of all the flower tattoo designs, the rose is still the most popular and the most requested. Interestingly, the rose is nearly as popular with men as it is with women.

A symbol of passion, chastity, and purity, the rose reigns supreme as the most beloved of flowers. The gift of a single red rose says, "I love you" while a thornless rose declares "love at first sight". Yellow roses are for joy, white for reverence, light pink for sympathy and admiration, and orange for enthusiasm. In medieval times, the white rose was the symbol of virginity. Red, of course covers every kind of love, both sacred and romantic.

The rose's beauty, variety, and exquisite scent have inspired lovers, saints and artists since humans first encountered it. The Greek goddess, Aphrodite, is associated with its rising into being, literally springing from the sea foam as she" rose" up out of the waves. Diana, the Roman goddess, in a fit of jealousy, turned the maiden Rhodanthe into a rose, and her suitors into thorns. Sappho blessed the rose as The "Queen of Flowers", but prior to that the Greeks knew it as the "King of Flowers". For the Romans and the Greeks, roses represented beauty and love. The story goes that Cleopatra had her palace strewn with rose petals to receive her lover, Mark Anthony.

Early Christians associated the rose with their Roman enemies, hence it became a mark of scorn, but eventually it came to symbolize the survival of persecution. Later yet, won over by its fabulous beauty, Christians adopted the rose as a symbol of the miraculous. At least a dozen saints have their names linked with roses, like Saint Therese of Lisieux, also known as Saint Therese of the Roses. The Virgin Mary herself is called "The Mystical Rose". The first "rosary" is said to have consisted of roses, then, later, rose-carved beads.

Rose Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! Countless tales and legends name the rose as a source of love and delight. According to the ancient Persians, the nightingale loved the white rose so much that the bird embraced it, piercing its heart and turning the rose red. Ancient Hindu writings speak of the goddess Lakshmi being born of 108 large rose petals, and 1,108 smaller ones. In 15th century England, during the bloody War of the...

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