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Hand Tattoos

The most common places to get tattoos are the hands.

Thus, a person strives to be noticed, to draw attention to himself.

Hand tattoos are in some cases the ultimate expression of rebellion. People who dare to get these tattoos very often yearn to share their creed with the world.

Why get a hand tattoo?

Many people choose their hands for personal or political reasons. We list some main features below.

  • The hands are clearly visible.
  • Hands are more painful to tattoo than most other spots; this means a high level commitment to the tattoo.
  • Hands are often the chosen place for religious tattoos, especially Christian tattoos due to the correlation with the crucifixion of Jesus.
  • They can symbolize union, in fact, many lovers tattoo their rings.
Aztec sun tattoos on hands
Aztec sun tattoos on hands
Dinosaur hand tattoos
Dinosaur hand tattoos
Heart and ring tattoos on hands
Heart and ring tattoos on hands
Laurel hand tattoos on ring finger
Laurel hand tattoos on ring finger
Owl and unicorn tattoos on hands
Owl and unicorn tattoos on hands
Rose tattoos on hands
Rose tattoos on hands

Cultures and subcultures

Hand tattoos are more common in certain circles than others. Some people choose to commemorate loved ones by putting birth and death dates on top of their hands as an ever-present reminder of the loss. In some cases, maybe the tattoo is a reminder to be a better person, or it reminds us of losing someone.

Small bow tattoos on hands
Small bow tattoos on hands
Small chain tattoos on hands
Small chain tattoos on hands
Small heart tattoos on hands
Small heart tattoos on hands
Tattoos on Hands anchors and word LIVE
Tattoos on Hands anchors and word LIVE

Celebrities who have tattoos on their hands

The hand tattoo is a symbol that many celebrities have chosen, and which they currently proudly display:

  • Britney Spears tattoo was inked in Studio City.
  • Guitarist Dave Navarro has Roman numerals on all four fingers of each hand.
  • Jesse James, the hard chopper builder, has the words “Pay Me Sucka” and a dollar sign on the palm of his right hand.
  • Indian Larry, the strikingly deceased stuntman and biker recently, had an iron cross tattoo on his right hand.
Tattoos on hands branches on fingers
Tattoos on hands branches on fingers
Tattoos on hands brown frame and flowers
Tattoos on hands brown frame and flowers
Tattoos on hands brown plot 2
Tattoos on hands brown plot 2
Tattoos on hands brown plot
Tattoos on hands brown plot
Tattoos on hands dots crosses stripes and v
Tattoos on hands dots crosses stripes and v
Tattoos on hands geometric pattern and rings
Tattoos on hands geometric pattern and rings
Tattoos on hands geometric pattern black
Tattoos on hands geometric pattern black
Tattoos on hands hourglass
Tattoos on hands hourglass
Tattoos on hands patterns on the whole hand
Tattoos on hands patterns on the whole hand
Tattoos on hands polygon in 3d
Tattoos on hands polygon in 3d
Tattoos on hands runes symbols
Tattoos on hands runes symbols
Tattoos on hands stars
Tattoos on hands stars
Tattoos on the Hands floral guards on all fingers
Tattoos on the Hands floral guards on all fingers
Tattoos on the Hands floral motifs and branches
Tattoos on the Hands floral motifs and branches
Tattoos on the Hands geometric motifs in the middle of the hand
Tattoos on the Hands geometric motifs in the middle of the hand
Tattoos on the hands geometric pattern of zig zag and rhombuses
Tattoos on the hands geometric pattern of zig zag and rhombuses
Tattoos on the hands lotus flower and floral guards
Tattoos on the hands lotus flower and floral guards
Tattoos on the hands moon tulip and dots
Tattoos on the hands moon tulip and dots
Tattoos on the Hands on the knuckles lighthouse hammer feather in colors
Tattoos on the Hands on the knuckles lighthouse hammer feather in colors
Tattoos on the hands Rose on Finger
Tattoos on the hands Rose on Finger
Tattoos on tiny hands 3 points
Tattoos on tiny hands 3 points
Unalomes Buddhist Tattoos on Hands
Unalomes Buddhist Tattoos on Hands
Cathedral hand tattoos
Cathedral hand tattoos
Death hand tattoos
Death hand tattoos
Mandala hand tattoos
Mandala hand tattoos
Minimalist triangle tattoos for hands
Minimalist triangle tattoos for hands

The Prison Culture

Jailed men and women who receive prison tattoos often get a tattoo on a hand or wrist to indicate a connection with a specific gang or sect within the system.

The indigenous peoples of New Zealand, Australia and Polynesia often use facial tattoos and hand tattoos to indicate station, class and which family or tribe they belong to.

Moth butterfly hand tattoos
Moth butterfly hand tattoos
Octopus and pirate ship tattoos for hands
Octopus and pirate ship tattoos for hands
Octopus hand tattoos
Octopus hand tattoos
Rosary flower tattoos for hands
Rosary flower tattoos for hands
Skull hand tattoos
Skull hand tattoos
Spider and web hand tattoos
Spider and web hand tattoos
Tattoos for goat hands and religious symbols
Tattoos for goat hands and religious symbols
Tattoos for hands beautiful moon and angel caller design
Tattoos for hands beautiful moon and angel caller design
Tattoos for hands butterfly moth and skull
Tattoos for hands butterfly moth and skull
Tattoos for hands diamond and swallow
Tattoos for hands diamond and swallow
Tattoos for hands double headed snake and flowers
Tattoos for hands double headed snake and flowers
Tattoos for hands eye and triangle
Tattoos for hands eye and triangle
Tattoos for hands eye
Tattoos for hands eye
Tattoos for hands flower and details of ring for a single finger
Tattoos for hands flower and details of ring for a single finger
Tattoos for hands flower and patterns 2
Tattoos for hands flower and patterns 2
Tattoos for hands flower and patterns
Tattoos for hands flower and patterns
Tattoos for hands flower style patterns
Tattoos for hands flower style patterns
Tattoos for hands letters and symbols on fingers
Tattoos for hands letters and symbols on fingers
Tattoos for hands pirate hat
Tattoos for hands pirate hat
Tattoos for hands style embroidered rings
Tattoos for hands style embroidered rings
Tattoos for hands triangles and hearts on fingers
Tattoos for hands triangles and hearts on fingers
Tattoos for the hands rosary moon various motifs on the fingers
Tattoos for the hands rosary moon various motifs on the fingers
Wolf face tattoos for hands
Wolf face tattoos for hands
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