The cross is one of the most recognized religious symbols in the world, usually associated with Christianity and Catholicism. People of these faiths take this symbol quite seriously, and deep in their hearts. For many, this symbol is one that means salvation and something that may have saved their lives at one point. For the people who have strong faith and want to express that faith and share what they have found, a tattoo might be the way to go. There are many ways to represent the symbol of the cross.
Are you thinking about getting a cross tattoo, but not sure what kind of design or style would fit you best? Check out the following 10 blessed cross tattoo ideas for inspiration:
This gorgeous 3D Cross tattoo is incredibly romantic with its ornamentation and red roses.
This looks like it could be at the front of a church, letting light shine through it’s softly colored stained glass.
A Celtic inspired cross with the wearer’s family name, McDowell, shows the wearer’s faith and loyalty to family.
This large 3D cross looks like it is sticking right through the wearer’s side. Amazing work!
Realistic rosaries are always popular, as it is elegant and powerful.
This full back tattoo is quite detailed, with the cross in the middle.
Looks like this wearer had a cross tattoo from the past that needed some updating. Lovely job.
While we can’t read all the text in this tattoo because there is a lot and the image just won’t show it clearly, in large letters are the words, “Only God Knows Why.”
Here’s an eye catching Celtic cross with a bright red sunburst background.
A classic image of the cross and praying hands are seen here, done in a black and gray, realistic style.