Phoenix Tats

Phoenix Tats, Phoenix Tattoos

The phoenix as a tattoo is seen as an image of rebirth and a new begining.. the symbolism is often associated with feminine qualities, each part of its body representing a specific virtue. Duty, goodness, kindness and reliability The flame images represent purification and transformation through fire and adversity.

The phoenix is said to live for 500 years. When it grows tired, it builds a nest of aromatic twigs, and then sets fire to itself to be consumed in the funeral pyre of its own making. After three days, the phoenix would arise from the ashes, reborn. According to Egyptian legend, it carries the embalmed ashes of its previous incarnation to Heliopolis,

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