15 Popular Hand Tattoos

salvador dali by silvano fiato

You have probably seen the Ganesha tattoo circulating the web, indeed a popular one. There are many cool hand tattoos out there and it is easy to get enthused by what you see. But if you are deciding to get one, you should read some articles about this subject and evaluate the pros and cons of tattooing on such a visible part of the body. For example tattoos in this area may take longer to heal, and will often lose ink which will result in getting touch ups in the long run.

A crazy-eyed portrait of Dali by Silvano Fiato.
mandala tattoo on hand by oleksa
Black-and-grey mandala by Oleksa.
romantic couple (man and woman) hand tattoo by Daniel Gensch
Romance and blood, a tattoo by Daniel Gensch.
praying hands (durer) tattoo by Chris garver
Praying Hands” (Durer) by Chris Garver.
heart and sail ship tattoos on hands by phil hatchet-yau
Fill in the blanks: Have ____ and ____ Away, tattoos by Phil Hatchet-Yau.
3d Face tattoo by Benjamin Laukis
3D Face by Benjamin Laukis.
hawk and rabbit hand tattoos by Daniel Gensch
Fable tattoos by Daniel Gensch.
tattoo by mitch allenden
Victorian man by Mitch Allenden.
clown fish tattoo on hand by Josh payne
Clown fishes by Josh Payne.
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Butterfly by Karl Blom, and Love tattoo by Virginia Elwood.
skulls and three eyes tattoo by niki norberg
“Eye of the Beholder” by Niki Norberg.
vampire bat tattoo by paul acker, hand tattoo
Vampire bat by Paul Acker
words pray tattooed on two hands
Pray by Unknown artist.
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February 2, 2015 Art Body Art Tattoos