Top 10 Elephant Tattoo Designs

Written by Shruti Goenka
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Elephant tattoos have long enjoyed much popularity with a mostly female clientele. Elephants symbolize noble values such as wisdom, courage, strength and stature. Because of which, many people treasure their elephant tattoos for the positive inspiration it provides on a daily basis. Whether you are looking for artistic inspiration or simply astounding designs, these top ten elephant tattoo designs should go a long way in meeting your desires.

Top Ten Elephant Tattoos

1. Elephant Feet Tattoo:

elephant foot tattoo

Elephant Feet Tattoo is mostly just an idea of how you can use this design to inscribe tattoos on other parts of your body. Keep it as it on your feet or have it on the nape of your neck or arms for better display.

2. Dual Elephants Tattoo:

Dual Elephants Tattoo

Cute, trendy and small, this tattoo depicting a pair of elephants can effectively adorn the nape of your neck, your ankles or go on to your wrists. Simple and easy to replicate, it may not be much of a problem finding a professional tattoo artist to effectively have this inscribed on you.

3. Indian Elephant Tattoo:

indian style elephant tattoo

Strikingly similar to the Indian Royal Elephants or the decorated elephants in temples in South India, this tattoo depicts an embellished elephant effectively. Definitely not easy to replicate, it’s best you do your research and find a seasoned expert with a good eye for detail. Make a note of the fine ornate motifs delicately embellished on the elephant. This tattoo is sure to be a huge reason for envious and admiring stares.

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4. Ornate Elephant Tattoo:

ornate elephant tattoo

This tattoo with its old world charm stands out for the intricate use of motifs and design to accentuate the elephant depiction. Make a note of the elaborate feather headgear and the piercing method used. Take a closer look at the initials on the forehead, a great idea to get someone special’s or your own initials inscribed on to your skin without being cliche.

5. Colored Elephant Tattoo:

color elephant tattoo

If looking at this awe inspiring Colored Elephant Tattoo has left you awestruck, we don’t blame you. Definitely the work of a seasoned expert, this ornate elephant tattoo stands out for the use of color and intricate detail. Make a note of the effective shading work used that accentuates this piece of art on the whole.

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6. Miniature Elephant Tattoo:

mini elephant tattoo

Mostly just an example of miniature elephant tattoos, this tattoo can be interpreted in a variety of ways. However, it is best to stick to miniature size in bold dark colors.

7. Miniature Elephant Tattoo with Floral Motifs:

Elephant Tattoo with Floral Motifs

This tattoo idea is an effective example of how you can mix and match elephant tattoos with other floral motifs. Keep it small and simple as possible. However, you are free to experiment with wide range of colors. It’s best to seek out the expertise of a seasoned tattoo expert even with the most simplest of designs so that you get your money’s worth.

8. Elephant and Butterfly Amalgamation:

Elephant and Butterfly Amalgamation

This tattoo depicts an elephant with butterfly wings. This interesting concept symbolizes power and confidence with the ability to fly and reach out to higher goals in life.

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9. Elephant Back Tattoo:

elephant back tattoo

As with any tattoo for the upper back, it’s integral to come up with a design that has perfect continuity or a theme. This Elephant tattoo effectively covers the whole back and has an unbeatable theme. This depiction of an elephant foraging in the forests is as real as a photograph. It’s no secret that you would need the services of an expert to replicate this kind of art work.

10. Miniature Abstract Elephant:

Miniature Abstract Elephant

Last but definitely not the least on our list, this miniature abstract elephant depiction stands out for conceptualization and use of bold black strokes. Easy to replicate however it’s best to keep this tattoo elephant small.

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10 tatoo designs to try if you love elephant

Hope this article was interesting. As the addiction continues, not just only because of the designs, these tattoos are about life itself. Stay stylish, stay gorgeous.

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Shruti Goenka
Hi I am very passionate about makeup, fashion and health related topics, I always had a soft corner for makeup and beauty. I believe makeup has the power to enhance features and can turn flaws into strengths. Makeup keeps me busy and yet it gives me the opportunity to follow my passion
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