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Scorpion tattoo
Scorpions have been a part of many novels and movies with supernatural themes. The sting located at the end of the tail is a very prominent characteristic of these predatory arthropods. They are considered to be the epitome of death, danger, pain and so on.

Several tattoo enthusiasts are now adorning their arms and other body parts with tribal scorpion tattoo designs. These designs reflect strength and toughness. Thus, the main reason why people opt for such a design is to show that they are strong. Interestingly enough, it seems that people like the contradictory things that these lethal creatures represent. For example, power and healing, life and death, etc.

Here are some interesting tattoo designs to choose from.
Tribal Designs
Tribal tattoos designs are bold, hot, and absolutely gorgeous. Getting a scorpion tattoo inked on your body in a tribal style, will surely be a cause for envy amongst your peers, due to the uniqueness of the design.
tribal scorpion tattoo design
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribals corpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion design tattoo
tribal scorpion design tattoo
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
tribal scorpion tattoo designs
Interpretations
collage of different scorpion tattoos
Scorpions are creatures that have many myths, legends, and folklore associated with them. Therefore, the meanings and symbolism of scorpion tattoos differ from culture to culture.
Some of the popular symbolic interpretations are mentioned below.
Greek Mythology
orion constellation
Orion - The constellation
According to ancient Greek mythology, Orion was a giant hunter who was killed by the sting of a scorpion. Therefore, having a scorpion imprinted on one's body denotes superiority and victory.
The Bible
the bible
According to the Bible, a scorpion is a symbol of treachery, hatred, envy, danger, pain, death, wickedness, and fear.
Ancient Egypt and Tibet
an egyptian warrior
Scorpions were thought to bring protection against stings from snakes, and also protection from evil. Therefore, in both ancient Egypt and Tibet, amulets worn on the arms had scorpions engraved in them, so as to provide the wearer with protection. The same goes for scorpion tattoos. It is believed by the Egyptians and the Tibetans, that those who wear scorpion tattoos are protected against evil, malice, and anything that can be a potential threat to them.
Mexico
a scorpion
Scorpions are dreaded in Mexican culture, as they are responsible for many deaths every year. But in spite of the notoriety of these venomous arachnids, they are also respected as they are thought to ward off evil and bad luck.
Zodiac Meaning
scorpio zodiac symbol and facts
When we talk about scorpion tattoos, the zodiac sign also needs to be mentioned. People born under this celestial sign are said to have the following traits which seems to have been acquired from the scorpion (animal):

♏ Willfulness
♏ Controlling and even manipulative
♏ Highly emotional and sensitive
♏ Imaginative and intuitive
♏ A big sexual appetite
♏ Loyal and devoted
♏ Dignified and persevering
♏ Self-confident and sensual
Keeping the above traits in mind, it is safe to say that even the tattoos hold the same attributes. Scorpion tribal tattoos give off a powerful and sensuous aura. They radiate an amazing attitude and dignity.

People prefer getting scorpion tattoos done on the upper arm, forehand, triceps, shoulder blade, nape of the neck, back, foot, webbing between the index finger and thumb, and so on. It does not matter on which part of the body you get it done, it will look amazing as the scorpion is a majestic creature by itself. Sporting these deadly creatures on your body will guarantee attention from others. Just make sure to take good care of your tattoo, once it has been inked on you.