Ah the infamous broken heart. We all can relate when we see this symbol. We have all gone through a broken heart of one kind or another, at one time or another. Some of us have gone through more heartache than we feel is fair. It’s a common human experience filled with emotion and sadness. But there is great beauty there as well, if you allow it. After a broken heart often comes healing, and strength, and new beginnings. For those tattoo enthusiast’s whose broken hearts were especially meaningful, their tattoo designs revolving around this symbol are quite appropriate. Whether you are deciding to get a tattoo design for your next ink session that revolves around love, or heartache, or another common human experience, you will appreciate the following 10 best broken heart tattoo ideas. Enjoy and be inspired!
This peek a boo 3D heart looks as if the piece is taken from the wearer’s shoulder, to reveal the text “Letting go is another way to say I Love You So” underneath. A single teardrop falls from the heartbroken straight down the middle.
This broken heart has been stitched together to create a Frankenstein-like winged heart. One side is an angel wing and healthy looking red heart, while the other side has a batwing and a purple melting heart.
This broken heart tattoo is vibrant and held up by crossbones for a rebellious, tough look.
A steampunk inspired broken heart on the chest of this tattoo enthusiast is a unique take on the usual symbol. This one even has a few bandaids on it to keep it together!
A creepy yet seductive alien looking heart that is splitting in the same way cells split is an interesting variation of the broken heart tattoo.
Not quite anatomically correct, the cartoonish shape is still the traditional heart shape, but there are elements of anatomy seen here.
A simple black and gray broken heart placed on the back of the neck of this tattoo enthusiast is subtle yet provocative.
A small, simple red heartbroken and sewn together kind of says it all, doesn’t it?
Two skulls make up this cute broken heart. This one seems a bit more joyful than sad!
Here’s another creepy red alien looking broken heart!