People get tattoos, not only for decoration, but also to signify an event or personal belief. In the Mohawk tribe, wolf tattoos indicated a totem-like power and showed an affiliation with that particular tribe. Roman mythology: the founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus had wolf totem symbols and were believed to have been raised on the milk of a wolf. Norse mythology: when Odin and Valkyries tasted victory, they used the wolf as their symbol. Celtic mythology: for the Celts, the wolf was a symbol of the power of the moon and several stories abound related to it.
Asian mythology: for several Asian cultures, the wolf was given the status of doorkeeper to the heavens.
Christianity gave more importance to the negative attributes of the wolf rather than its positive ones. Despite the basic form of wolf tattoos such as a wolf head, lone wolf, howling wolf or tribal wolf, the design can be manipulated to create any symbolism or idea imaginable, and in fact, should be. If you liked our selection, perhaps these other posts will interest you too, Celtic Tattoos, Dragon Tattoos, Cute Tattoos and Phoenix Tattoos. The wearer got the tattoo as a mark of fascination for the shrewd animal who is well-known for its intelligence. The blue eyes and the black-gray shading create a fabulous contrast in this wolf tattoo that looks fabulous. The wild and shrewd animal who is known for its intelligence and hunting skills makes for a scary tattoo piece.


Stunning wolf tattoo created with fine details catches instant attention and stands for shrewdness. The sharp and skilled hunter arouses fear with its shining angry eyes that look quite ferocious. This wearer got the wolf on his leg to express his sharp nature that makes him a go-getter.
The moon, hills and the lone howling wolf paint a mystic and scary portrait on the back of the wearer. This howling wolf is a symbol of the call of duty and serves as a source of inspiration for the wearer. Lovely to look at, this blue wolf gracing the back of the man, is a symbol of wisdom and intelligence. The wolf with alarmed eyes and making a loud cry creates a fearsome portrait on the back of the wearer.
The wearer got the tattoo on her upper back as a mark of love for her friend who is as sharp as the wolf. A silent and serene wolf tattoo that casts some sort of spell with its facial expression and green eyes. The shrewd hunter wolf finds a place on the arm of the girl because she adores the animal for its fabulous qualities. This wolf symbolizes the power and courage, which the wearer needed to cope with the loss of his grandmother. This tattoo symbolizes the individuality of the wearer who is intelligent and passionate about life.


Kaylee Smith is the owner of a tattoo parlor in Chicago and loves writing about tattoo designs and other design topics. Since the beginning, men have noticed the pack characteristics of the wolf, and felt drawn to the loyalty of the animal.
When a young man of Indian heritage reached puberty and he felt that the wolf was his totemic animal, he was given a wolf tattoo through the process of pricking the skin and rubbing the spots with ashes.
Tattoos are for life, and need to be carefully considered for more than just the aesthetic value before you get it permanently engraved in your skin.
One very mysterious and shrewd animal that is known for its positive and negative symbolic significance is the wolf. They are often considered a symbol of traits we ourselves think we possess or traits we want to possess. Domesticated wolves were the first canine "pet" that people ever had, and the traits of intelligence, loyalty and ferocity have been duly noted. Those blessed with the wolf totem symbol were believed to be very expressive both vocally as well as physically. All of us must have come across people with the portrait of the wolf, sitting on their body.



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