Lily flower tattoo designs can be enjoyed strictly for the beauty of it, but this flower does carry various meanings making it even more attractive. With its gorgeous petals and vibrant colors, a lot of people especially women just can’t stop admiring its charm, they just have to have it tattooed on their body.
Lily flowers are said to speak of purity, innocence, and chastity. In some cultures, the trumpet-like flower has evoked associations of erotic love and procreation. In Greco-Roman mythology, it was believed to have come from the milk of the goddess Juno. To the Jews, its the emblem of the tribe of Judah. Ancient Egyptians and Greeks connected the flower with fertility because of its erotic fragrance. In Christianity, its associated with Virgin Mary representing her purity as seen in early paintings and art.
The choices and styles for lily flower tattoo designs are seemingly endless, from a realistic full-color image to a black tribal floral design, anything is possible. It can also be incorporated into many different styles and imagery, making them a great accent to other pieces or even used as filler in full sleeve and full back tattoos.