The wolf is wild, rebellious, intelligent, feared, the otan hunter, with increased consciousness and nocturnal habit, is an ancestral being of the dog. Unlike this, it is an animal that man had not been able to tame – awakening, in this way, a mixture of feelings: now, fascination and admiration now threatens and fear. These conflicting sensations were symbolized in different cultures, in different ways. Therefore, his figure reaches deep interpretations with senses, even antagonistic. The indigenous people considered him the guide of the tribe and powerful celestial symbol. His intuitive knowledge, courage and determination have turned him into born explorers, encouraging them to face the unknown and fight against your fears. It was believed that their howling was a way of communicating with the spiritual world, therefore, they were also considered messengers. In Egyptian, Greek and Roman mythology, the figure of the wolf is strictly linked to the sense of protection, survival and fertility as it also happens in Japan. Talismans and amulets adorn the figure of the wolf to keep away the calamities as well as bring luck to couples expecting children. However, because it is an aggressive, threatening and indomitable animal – one that can not be contained – it is considered a symbol related to evil. In Christianity, for example, it represents a plague that destroys herds. For Muslims, the wolf hinders access to Mecca, and takes the form of a monster. Already in Finland it represents the ruthless predator leading to destruction and the loss can happen. About wolf tattoos Although it has a negative connotation, good always has to win. Some people choose the image of the wolf to stamp their insight, courage and strength. Others to symbolize fidelity, brotherhood or devotion to the family, once, they always walk in a group and remain with the same companion for life.
Pictures of wolf tattoos to confer
Check out our gallery with more than 70 images of wolf tattoos and venture:
Red roses give femininity a tattoo
With very remarkable features on the arm
Traditional and strong color contrast
The red roses that leave the wolf a little less fierce
A wolf in shades of gray discovering new paths
Petit and black and white ankle
The well-made wolf’s fur made all the difference!
How about a fun and fluffy version?
The red flowers that leave the wolf more graceful
Two wolves in shades of gray on the back
The wolf combines perfectly with roses
A black wolf being embraced
A wolf and a house
The savage is calling, let’s go
Colored wolf tattoo on the neck
Fun and surprising
A wolf and two faces
Bet only on the face of the wolf to mark one side of the arm
Enjoy the existing area and play with the textures
Who said the wolf needs fur?
More classic, with two arrows, under the black wolf
Bet on the shades of gray and go anywhere!
A wolf full of style with his cap
There is no mistake with a more classic tattoo
Fusion of styles: geometric and shades of gray
Of colors on the arm
A wolf dressed in two branches of leaves around
Realistic with very delicate features
Ton ton ton tattoo with highlight for the eyes and the outline of the moon
On the finger also gives super good!
How about a version with textures?
Old school tattoo on the leg
Black and white wolf tattoo on the foot
Mix of techniques gathered in a single tattoo
Use your imagination and explore all the possibilities
Full of attitude and style!
Walk on the wild side
Combine geometric elements and let your tattoo with more personality!
How do you not love a geometric wolf?
The watercolor tones leave the wolf full of life!
The leg and the wolf
Realistic in shades of gray
The wolf is considered a guide in Asian cultures
Irreverent, daring and creative
Highlight for the eyes
The black, red and yellow tones are widely used in the most threatening wolves
Classic and always true combination: wolf + moon
A wolf so well worked that it looks real
Black and white wolf tattoo on the arm
A brave wolf in shades of gray in his hand
The elements around give meaning to the profile of the wolf
More modern design with the aggressive wolf
I am the night
Do you prefer a wolf with more life and lightness? bet on the colors and shades of size and watercolors
A gentle wolf with a beautiful rose in its mouth
Wolf in shades of black, gray and white
If you have the courage, bet on the most provocative design in the neck
The song of the night
New school tattoo
A black and geometric wolf
Full of style in the hands
Protector of women
The mix of styles: realistic + aquarelado
The two faces of the wolf: which one do you prefer?
A wolf in watercolor tones in his hand
A fierce wolf with two knives
More than one version of the plaintive wolf