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Symbols of Celtic Butterfly

By Tattartist On July 16, 2010 NO COMMENTS

Feminine celtic butterfly tattoo design.The Celtic Butterfly Tattoos as Symbol of Strength, Endurance and Strong Faith

The Celtics treated animal symbols seriously, and used them in many ways as a show of reverence just like in jewelry, carvings and Celtic butterfly tattoos.  The Celtic people also revered the cycle of life, spirituality, family, friendship and love as among the important aspects of life, and tattooed them on their bodies.

Since Celtic butterflies were involved in the process of transition, Celtic women adored this quality that they used the symbol of butterfly to associate them to childbirth as a means of commemorating the birth of their babies into the tribal community.  To be more specific, they used these symbols in Celtic butterfly tattoos that they embed on their bodies to remind them of the ever-changing cycle of life.

The Celtics adored the butterfly because of the amazing phenomenon of metamorphosis that it has to go through during childbirth

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