Viking Tattoos are very popular among men and women, because it carries a mystical meaning. Viking traveled half of the world and conquered most of Europe and eastern countries. Vikings were famed for their courage, be it bravery in battle or the unflinching approach towards sailing into the unknown.
When the people of Britain first saw the Vikings they came down to the shore to welcome them. However, the Vikings fought the local people and burning buildings to the ground. The people of Britain called the invaders ‘Danes’, but they came from Norway and Sweden as well as Denmark.
Traditional Viking Tattoos
Vikings were famed for their courage, be it bravery in battle or the unflinching approach towards sailing into the unknown.
Runic Compass Tattoo Ideas
Nordic Tree of Life Tattoo – Yggdrasil
Nordic Tree of Life (Yggdrasil) is an immense mythical tree that connects the nine worlds in Norse cosmology. The holy tree is evergreen and is covered in moist white loam.
Odin Tattoo Ideas
In Norse mythology, Odin is a widely revered god. Odin was the chief god. He was the son of Bor and Bestla and rose in fame mostly because of the Vikings admiration.
Huginn and Muninn Tattoo Ideas
In Norse mythology, Huginn and Muninn are a pair of ravens that fly all over the world, Midgard, and bring information to the god Odin.
Valkyrie Tattoo Ideas
In Norse mythology, a valkyrie is one of a host of female figures who choose those who may die in battle and those who may live. Luckily for the Vikings, who had more opportunities to die a violent, courageous death than the regular Norse farmer, there was a way of avoiding the eternal apathy of Helheim.
Viking Ship Tattoo
In Norse mythology, Mjölnir is the hammer of Thor, the Norse god associated with thunder. Mjölnir is depicted in Norse mythology as one of the most fearsome weapons.
Viking Tattoos Sleeves
Vikings Show Tattoos
Scandinavian Tattoo for Men
Scandinavian Tattoo for Women