The Irish Claddagh is a symbol beloved by many people of different cultures in the world. This icon of two hands holding a heart which is usually crowned represents friendship, love, and loyalty. This symbol is usually in the form of a ring to give to someone who is your friend or that you love. The following claddagh lovers have turned this expression into a permanent one, as tattoo on skin.
Are you thinking of getting a claddagh tattoo? Check out these top 10 claddagh tattoo ideas to get inspired:
This extremely ornate claddagh tattoo is under the breasts and dripping with detail.
A realistic black and gray style is perfect for this claddagh chest tattoo.
A different kind of claddagh tattoo makes this necek tattoo in a traditional black and gray style.
Colorful and beautiful, this traditional styled claddagh truly catches the eye.
A more modern take on the claddagh with bursts of splattered color. What an exciting variation!
Bold, traditional style with extra tattoos on the hands makes this side tattoo a true winner.
Black and gray with white highlights make this claddagh tattoo one of our favorites.
Here’s a steampunk variation using an anatomical heart.
What a great idea for a matching couples tattoo! It’s only complete when the wrists are pressed together.
An anatomical heart held by more graphic, cartoonish hands, makes this tattoo truly stand out among most claddagh tattoos.