The life cycle of a butterfly reminds you that time is short and we are living in a changing and transforming world. It’s a reminder to make changes when the opportunity arises. Butterfly is one of favorite small tattoo ideas for women for its beautiful colors and symbolic meanings. Impressive butterfly tattoos are often portrayed in a cute and realistic 3D style.
The first meaning of the butterfly signifies transformation as the ugly caterpillar changes into the beautiful butterfly. In Japanese culture if a butterfly enters your guestroom, the person whom you most love is coming to see you. In ancient Greek the butterfly represents “Psyche”, which is translated to mean “soul”. Psyche was endlessly bonded with ‘Eros’ who’s the Greek god of love. And the two lovers were often depicted surrounded by butterflies.
In terms of placement, 3D butterfly tattoos are inked on the back, neck, shoulder of the body. For the particular representation, many of 3D butterfly tattoos are mostly portrayed as mono butterflies but in impressive designs.