The wrist is a tiny place to get a tattoo, but it is also very visible. This part of the body is both a subtle and bold choice for tattoo placement. Because the wrist is a relatively small part of the body, the options for tattoos are somewhat limited. There are still many meaningful and beautiful designs that can be inked onto the wrists. Are you thinking about getting a wrist tattoo but are not sure what to get? Need some ideas and inspiration?
Check out these 10 Fantastic Wrist Tattoo Ideas:
This wrist tattoo goes up into the forearm a bit, but a dandelion and flying birds evoke feelings of nostalgia and freedom. What a nice choice for a tattoo that one will see often.
We’ve seen a lot of “Mom” tattoos over the years, and they usually inside a heart. This wrist tattoo for mom has hands in prayer instead. Tattoos are meaningful and personal and it is clear that this tattoo enthusiast’s mother was religious and faith was very important in her life. Simple but powerful choice for a wrist tattoo that the wearer will see often.
This heartbeat EKG tattoo says it all about life and love. What a lovely, simple, line tattoo to choose for the wrist which also carries veins that pump blood from the heart. A fitting tattoo for a fitting part of the body that carries a lot of meaning for the wearer.
Dreamcatchers are always a great choice for a tattoo design. They are usually seen on larger parts of the body. A tiny wrist tattoo looks adorable, but still has a powerful impact for the wearer.
This butterfly and flower tattoo is vivid and colorful. This carries a lot of detail for a wrist tattoo, and her tattoo artist did an amazing job. It just goes to show that while there is limited space on the wrist, the imagination and skill of a great tattoo artist can create tattoos that go beyond the initial space for it.
“Breathe. Now, shine.” The wrist is a great place for a mantra that can get you through your day. This wearer chose a simple yet powerful moto reminding himself to breathe and to shine. A reminder to be the best version of yourself possible, every day, is a great idea for a wrist tattoo design.
This wrist tattoo is more of a forearm tattoo, but considering that the wrist is part of the forearm, it is included in this list. What a meaningful tattoo with a rugged cross and a verse.
This wrist tattoo includes both wrists to create the illusion of birds flying out of the cage. This symbol is meaningful for many people for whatever their “cage” may be. Feelings of being free, every day, is important for one’s soul.
A reminder to “Smile” is important for life, no matter how simple the message is.
Here is another detailed flower with lots of shading, on the small area of the wrist. Excellent execution of this lovely rose tattoo.