dreamcatcher tattoos

Here is a fresh and healed photo of a Native American dreamcatcher.

The design fits the clients thigh perfectly and will age well.

Canman received the green light to use artistic freedom to design this tattoo.

To clarify, He felt a bold, illustrative style would look best and the client approved.

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A dreamcatcher is a handmade willow hoop, on which is woven a net or web.

Sacred feathers or beads can be used to decorate.

Traditionally, dreamcatchers are hung over a cradle or bed as protection.

The pan Indian movement of the 1960s and 1970s adopted dreamcatchers.

However, It gained popularity as a widely marketed “Native crafts items” in the 1980s.

Firstly, The strings of the dreamcatcher represent a spider’s web which catches the bad dreams.

In addition, good dreams pass through the center hole in the middle.

Secondly, The strings are tied at different points on the circle.

The number of points a dreamcatcher has gives it a different meaning.

A symbol of courage has 6 points.

8 points is symbolic of the legs of the spider who created the dreamcatcher web,

In short, many people do choose this tattoo for symbolic purposes.

In contrast, others choose it just for its beautiful design and colors.

You can learn more about dreamcatchers.