A swallow Tattoo is one of birds tattoos which has rich meanings. People love swallow tattoos for both their traditional meanings and cute designs. Of British origin in the early days of sailing, swallow tattoos were once popular among sailors to show off their sailing experience, and express their hope to come home safely. When sailors saw a swallow they knew that land was near.
A swallow is also such a lovely bird that chooses a mate for life and only nests with its loved one. Swallow tattoos also signify love, loyalty and fidelity. For this meaning, swallow tattoos become one of popular tattoo ideas for girls and women. Wearers are often inked with two loving swallows or with a loving heart.
Traditionally, sailors inked their swallow tattooed onto their chests. Now the placement of tattooing has not been limited to chest. Due to the fact of its cute size, a swallow tattoo could be inked on chest, back,wrist, neck, or even behind the ear…Choose a small swallow tattoo designs for yourself.