Phoenix bird – a mysterious, graceful, sacred, though mythical being. The phoenix appears at us in an image of a bird with bright golden and fiery feathers, with a cop on the head, something similar to an eagle, but more majestic and powerful. Today practical everyone knows about this bird who possesses magic forces. The image of a phoenix is shown often in movies, books, animations and comics.
For most of people, the most memorable shape of a phoenix was shown in a series by the movie, however, not the many know about Harry Potter that this bird resembles since the most ancient times. Roots of this being resemble from the ancient Egyptian city of Geliopolis in which there lived admirers of the sun. According to myths, the Phoenix lives about 500 years, and after twists to himself a nest where completely reduces itself to ashes to rise from the ashes within three days. The symbol of the Phoenix for ancient Egyptians represented immortality and the powerful solar beginning.
They identified him good luck the sun of Ra. At Jews the legend said that the Phoenix was the only living being in the Paradise Garden who didn’t learn the Forbidden Fruit, as gave him ability to regenerate. In Christianity the bird the Phoenix was a symbol of a victory over powers of darkness, eternal life, immortality. Over time, in national legends of the Phoenix started calling the Firebird that meant something magic.
In the Chinese culture the Phoenix was registered as one of four sacred animals, he possessed qualities of humanity, fidelity and spirituality, and united Yin and yang. In Ancient Rome minted images of the Phoenix on the Roman coins, thereby wishing to show a symbol of immortality of the Roman Empire. Also, the image of the Phoenix was painted on many coats of arms of the Roman legions as on legends, the bird the Phoenix for soldiers was motivation and a sign of a victory over the enemies.
Meaning of a phoenix tattoo
The phoenix tattoo is in huge demand and popularity for today, after all this symbol has very serious value. It is difficult some image, it is a secret magic sign which gives to the owner powerful power. It is a tattoo has some values generally it:
- fiery force;
- eternal victory over evil forces.
The phoenix is a symbol of repeatability of life. Any man or the woman like special color of the image of a bird the Phoenix. Phoenix tattoo on a body as a strong charm, a mascot which was granted to people by the sun.
In some sort, a tattoo of a bird the Phoenix, means that everything in the world repeats, comes back. This mystical bird became a symbol of fight against vital obstacles which arise during all life. In the modern world the phoenix tattoo is represented in several variations:
- The phoenix born from a fiery flame – in this treatment, a flame means death, and the Phoenix is represented in shape of the winner over death fetters.
- The phoenix in flight – bears value to aspiration, freedom, to opportunity to free thinking and renunciation of mediocrity and banality.
- The phoenix with tears in the eyes – points to treatment of heavy wounds and updating of soul and a body.
Such tattoos will suit people who in life had some difficulties, obstacles, and they by means of the firmness and internal force managed to overcome them. Of course, for each person semantic scale of a Phoenix tattoo will be different, after all everyone in own way treats sense, exact and clear for itself(himself).
But you shouldn’t forget and about that factor, what the Phoenix tattoo can suit not all. If you have negative, vicious qualities, this a tattoo can have a boomerang effect. Therefore to such people, it is worth reflecting, and whether it is worth doing a tattoo about the image of the Phoenix and as it will turn back for them further.
Situation and color of a tattoo
The Phoenix tattoo on a body looks as the bright picture which bewitches and tells the whole story. Therefore the tattoo is done volume on the most part of a body:
- To back;
- Subcostal area;
The powerful bird is represented in red-orange or fiery gold color.
The strong emphasis is placed for red color, with the purpose to allocate all thinnest bends of a bird. Proceeding from a place of drawing a tattoo, the master can combine an image of the Phoenix with a flame, the sun, fire.
Meaning for men and girls
The Phoenix tattoo is applied on a body as men, and by girls. However this magic being in China is associated with female force and it forces girls to choose it as a tattoo.
Styles of a Phoenix tattoo
Styles in which it is possible to represent a tattoo of the Phoenix, very large number, among them the most widespread:
- Black and Grey, etc.
In what it is better to represent style a tattoo – to solve only to you. You can share the ideas with the master, and he as the professional of the business, will help you to create unique drawing.
Proceeding from everything told, there is a wish to add that the bewitching type of a Phoenix tattoo is very frequent choice of many people as this noble being not only will give to your body beauty, but also by means of the bright-fiery color to add elegance and comelines to your person.