Family Crests are something that generations have taken pride in when it comes to carrying on the family name. Elaborate designs prove that familial pride. Some of these designs translate perfectly to tattoo. The colors, the symbolic elements, these are all things that make crests distinct to their family and family name. Are you thinking about getting a tattoo of your family crest? Check out the following 10 best family crest tattoos to get ideas and inspiration:
This large family crest is done in a realistic, 3D fashion that takes up the entire upper torso of the wearer, including the shoulders.
A dark family crest tattoo on this wearer’s chest is very dramatic in a classic medieval style.
A more simple crest, still full of pride and honor translates to a cool tattoo on this tattoo enthusiast’s bicep.
This family crest is done in black and gray, with roses and ink splatters in the background for added effect.
The use of birds of prey in family crests is a noticeable pattern. It creates a strong look for the crest.
Knights in shining armor are also a noticeable pattern in crests. This crest with added wood texture is simple, yet beautifully done.
Here we see a strong lion with a king’s crown at the top for this family crest.
Done in outline only, these simple elements come together for a bold family crest.
The bright bold color of reds and golds and blacks in this family crest is truly eye catching.
Done in a 3D style with gorgeous shading, this family crest takes up half of the arm, with the Virgin Mary taking up the lower part of the arm.