First, the Phoenix is one of the most symbolic designs that you could possibly choose. Its origins go back as far as ancient Egyptian mythology. In this mythology, the Phoenix was the symbol of resurrection and immortality, as the bird rose from its own ashes.
The Phoenix has also been taken on by the Cherokee Nation as its own symbol of rebirth and strength.
those of us who have Native
American roots, a Phoenix
tattoo is especially ideal.
Second, the Phoenix tattoo is a good choice because there are so many interesting variations of its design. These differences mean that each person's Phoenix tattoo can be a unique, one-of-a-kind design, to suit each person's individual tastes and preferences.
While the color scheme usually depicts the mighty Phoenix in flames, rising from the ashes, the colors can be altered for your particular preference. Whether you want the traditional red and orange, or would prefer to create your own personal color-scheme, nothing will be lost in varying from the original design. It can be tailored to suit your own sense of individuality. There are very few tattoo designs that can be so strongly symbolic and so personal at the same time. Your artist can help you create a Phoenix tattoo that is different from anyone else's.
Whether you want to express pride in your Native American heritage, would like the ultimate symbol of strength and rebirth, or simply want a beautiful one-of-a-kind tattoo, the Phoenix is your answer. In addition to all of these positive points, a Phoenix is appropriate for nearly everyone. It will look great no matter where you choose to place it, and regardless of the size you want it to be.