Knot Work Tattoos

Knot Work Tattoos

Knot work tattoos thrived in Ireland, where the Celts viewed them with high regard. They became famous as far back as 450 AD; however, the symbolism behind knot work remains hazy and unclear. Also known as the endless knot and the mystic knot, tattoos of knot work show that there is no beginning and there is no end. They are connected in such a way that a knot work symbol is never-ending. Some enthusiasts prefer tattoos of knot work because they show the timelessness of one’s spirit. They believe that they show the birth and rebirth of people after they die. Apart from its symbolic identification with life, knot work tattoos are also associated with nature. Most people believe that they show the nature’s unending life cycle. Because of this, tattoos of knot work have also been used as lucky charms. Some say that they shield the person from the misfortunes and hardships of life.

Examples of knot work designs which you can have drawn on your body include the Dara Celtic Knot, the Celtic Quaternary Knot, the Celtic Five Fold Symbol, and the Celtic Triquera, to name only a few. Because knot work tattoos can be completed with vibrant colors, they are beautiful lucky charms to have on your body. If you want to possess the luck of the Irish, then include knot work designs in your tattoo list.





Gothic and Celtic Tree of Life

Gothic and Celtic Tree of Life

Celtic Scottish Thistle

Celtic Scottish Thistle

Gothic and Floral Celtic Cross

Gothic and Floral Celtic Cross

sisters 3

sisters 3

Shaded Celtic Cross with nice Irish green!

Shaded Celtic Cross with nice Irish green!

RAVEN

RAVEN

Celtic Tree Back Tattoo

Celtic Tree Back Tattoo

MJOLNIR

MJOLNIR

Celtic Griffin

Celtic Griffin

Celtic knot maple leaf

Celtic knot maple leaf

RAVEN'S FEAST

RAVEN'S FEAST

Mjolnir Norse Design

Mjolnir Norse Design

Bondage Knot

Bondage Knot

Celtic armband

Celtic armband

harts

harts

Viking

Viking

THOR

THOR

The Lord of Music

The Lord of Music

Norse Dragons/Serpents

Norse Dragons/Serpents

Spiked armband

Spiked armband

Heart and rose armband

Heart and rose armband

Blood Cross

Blood Cross

small trinity

small trinity

goldfish

goldfish

Viking ship tattoo

Viking ship tattoo

Anchor

Anchor

Celtic Cross & Banner

Celtic Cross & Banner

Simple Pentacle (grayscale)

Simple Pentacle (grayscale)

celtic knot

celtic knot

Celtic Knot Key

Celtic Knot Key