An arrow tattoo has several meanings. Although first of all, it should be mentioned that it is one of the symbols of Native Americans. In addition to protection, another of the great meanings is the ability. Arrows are generally synonymous with direction, as well as defence or orientation. It is, therefore, not surprising that their meaning represents the future.
It all depends on the type of tattoo that we want to express the message. With the arrow tattoo, we can express our personality, feelings, tastes and ideas.
For example, two crossed arrows mean friendship. Another meaning that this tattoo has is that the shot arrow symbolizes that we cannot stop in life and that we must always move forward.
On the other hand, it should be noted that arrow tattoos are an ideal design for couples. Discreet and elegant arrow tattoos are also used to represent love.
Also, we have the zodiac sign Sagittarius. The arrow, along with the bow, is one of the most used symbols to represent it in a tattoo.
The basic meanings of arrow tattoos are:
- Tattooing one arrow will symbolize protection.
- Two arrows in the opposite direction symbolize disagreement and rivalry.
- A broken arrow symbolizes the end of war and peace.
- Different arrows where the tattoo consists of several arrows, the same size and placed next to each other. There are usually three, four or five. In this case, they symbolize our physical strength.
- An arrow pointing north (upward) symbolizes the mind, wisdom, and knowledge.
- An arrow towards the south (down direction) means innocence.
- An arrow towards the east (turned to the right) symbolizes foresight, the ability to build ambitious plans.
- An arrow towards the west (turned to the left) means developed simplicity and intuition.
The arrow tattoo is suitable for both men and women. It is possible to tattoo on any part of the body: on the hands, on the legs, on the wrist, on the finger, in the area of the ribs, collarbone, on the back or on the forearm.
If you decide to get an arrow tattoo and you can’t decide which option to choose, we offer you several ideas for this great arrow tattoo: