Memorial Tattoos are done in the remembrance for someone close, who has left the earth. We all have occasions where we want to remember somebody who was very dear to us. We try to pay a tribute to the person we lost, or mark a journey, etc.
With the growing popularity of tattoos in the recent days, it has become a major medium to pay a tribute to someone who was important to us. Relationships are delicate and by imprinting a visual reminder of the lost person, we make a mark in our lives permanently, even if we have lost the person in real. Thus, by inking memorial tattoos we make milestones of our personal life.
Memorial tattoos can be of different types. These can be of objects which were related to the concerned person, someone’s name, a particular date, a symbolic mark, a zodiac sign, an icon, etc. This had started with a famous tattoo where someone inked a heart, made a ribbon around it, and imprinted the word ‘Mom’ in the middle.
Some more designs of the in memory of tattoos would include a portrait, red or white roses, birthstones, objects close to the deceased person, etc. Sometimes these memory tattoos are scrolled lettering which informs us about the memorial. These are highly emotional moments and circumstances, and it is advised to let the grief get a cooling before one takes a drastic decision of getting inked.
It is good to wait for about a period of 3 months in order to choose the best possible design which would help you remember someone for a long time. It is always better to choose a design which would make you feel loved, watched over and grateful for the person’s contribution in your life, rather than making it mournful and sad. Thus, choosing a good memorial tattoo is very important for one’s sentiments.