Dragon Tattoos

Thanks for choosing this gallery of dragon tattoos! Although the days when people believed that dragons are (or were) real are long gone, these mythical creatures still fascinate most of us. In some stories they are portrayed as dangerous and coldhearted beasts, challenging the hero. In others they become the heroes themselves, saving the lives of men by burning some other threatening creatures. Whether they are portrayed as evil or kind and noble, dragons are always inspiring and amazing. So it does not matter if you feel like there is an evil dragon sleeping in a deepest corner of your heart or see yourself as a beast slaying hero, dragon tattoos might be a good option for you.
Of course, getting a tattoo depicting a dragon is an important decision – just like getting any other kind of designs inked on your skin. After all, the tattoo you pick today is going to be with you for the rest of your life. That is unless you will be willing to pay an enormous amount of money and endure some serious pain just to get rid of it with the help of laser. The reason why I am saying all this is not that I want to talk you out of getting a tattoo. I have several of them myself and I have never regretted this decision. I just want you to take this task seriously and to pick the best of all the dragon tattoos, the one that would reflect your personality and look great on the skin. Now in order to do this, you will have to learn about the different types of dragons. So here is what you have to know…
In the broadest sense, there are two traditions of depicting dragons. In the Western cultures there were usually portrayed as evil, flying and fire breathing, beasts. Meanwhile in the East dragons were believed to be wingless, good, luck-bringing creatures that guarded the emperor and the nature. Now that you know how dragons were depicted in different cultures, you should also keep in mind that the final interpretation is up to you. After all, it is us, people, who ascribe meaning to the symbols. So if, for example, you decide that your dragon tattoo should be interpreted as the symbol of courage and selflessness, if won’t really matter in which style it is design. I think that’s all you have to know, so go ahead and check out our gallery of dragon tattoos!