Owl Tattoos: Designs, Ideas, Meanings, and Photos | TatRing

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Just like most animal tattoos, the owl tattoo has a rich symbolic value. The owl is a symbol of wisdom, knowledge, and transition.

The owl has been associated with many different ancient civilizations over time, all over the globe. The owl plays a part in Hindu, Egyptian, and Celtic lore and mythologies. These cultures believed that the owl was the protector and guardian of the dead and believed to be able to communicate with the departed. The Romans believed that an owl hooting atop a public building predicted the death of an important public figure. Because of this, the owl is commonly called the "angel of death" and believed to be a recently-departed souls to the underworld. For ancient Greeks, the owl was sacred to Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom.

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The owl was also symbolic to Native Americans who believed it was the guardian of sacred knowledge. They would also look at the owl to forecast the weather. Several cultures believed that the owl would accompany the soul in the afterlife and some believe that you see an owl in your dreams, it means that you or someone in your life will experience death.

When we take a closer look at the owl, we can understand the symbolism behind the animal. They are known for their large eyes and skillful hunting abilities. Their eyes are designed to look far in low light and they hunt quietly, barely making any noise at all when they fly, for they have evolved extra-soft plumage which gives them "acoustic stealth" and allows them to sneak up on their prey. Owls have a mysterious vibe, perhaps because they are nocturnal and rarely seen during the day. Most winged animals do, the owl symbolizes freedom, but they also represent vision, due to their ability to see so far at night.

When designing your owl tattoo, take the time to explore the possibilities and find out what your tattoo artist has to offer. Make sure you take the time to view the many owl tattoo designs as you can, as this will give you an idea of ​​what is possible.

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