A mother with two small children requested a bracelet with a tiny bird, a Blue Tit, standing on her nest. I added a sprig of cherry blossoms on a delicate branch, wrapping around her wrist to make it an intriguing tattoo. With her arm at her side the flowers show but hidden on the inside of her wrist is the symbol of her love for her children.
The animals in this man's family crest are woven into this interlaced Celtic knotwork forearm sleeve tattoo. A lion, a chuff bird , and a camel. Each holds significance in his family's story, and were deemed worthy of representation. An unusual grouping, now united in this pattern of knots to cover his forearm in an integrated pattern.
Hummingbirds are often chosen as a dedication tattoo, to keep alive the memory of someone who loved seeing them. Here a sprightly jewel of the sky is poised next to a spray of fuchsia. This elderly man asked for a memorial for his recently deceased wife, saying every time he sees a hummingbird he thinks of his beloved, as if she is still with him.
Requested by a young women as a symbol of the kinship she and her sisters feel, this triple spiral symbol represents how the three sisters are always in each others' thoughts, no matter how far apart their lives may take them.