The Rose Tattoo Designs – So Many Meanings In One Simple Flower
Without doubt the rose is the most adored breed of flower throughout the world. One would have to guess that the popularity of the rose has been linked to the romantic connotations that roses have between lovers. Every woman would appreciate a bunch of roses or even a single rose from their lover as a token of their love and affection. The red rose in particular undoubtedly the most popular color and relates strongly to romance as well as sexual relationships. To other people the rose may have other symbolic meanings.
For example it is claimed in folklore that both Aphrodite who was the Greek Goddess of Love, and Venus who was Aphrodites Roman equivalent, revered the red rose. The red rose has religious connections and is symbolic of the Virgin Mary. The people who claim to have witnessed a vision of Mary say that her appearance is always accompanied by the smell of roses.
If you are considering having a rose tattoo design, but are reluctant to because of the romantic implications, dont worry – I have seen many masculine guys wearing a rose tattoo, often as a reminder of departed...