Zodiac Tattoo Designs – Cancer Tattoos
Cancer is an astrology sign that is associated with the constellation of the same name. The Sun passes that constellation between June 22nd and July 21st, attributing this sign to people born in that period. Cancer is also said to be ruled by the moon. According to Astrology, people who have Cancer as their Sun Sign place the most importance in the home and the family, and are not afraid to place some roots down. They love community, have good memory and can be emotional. They like big families as well. They are usually quite moody, as effect of the Moon’s influence, but they can be tenacious, strong and even vindictive, all characteristics of one their Mascots, the Crab. They also good with money, and enjoy team sports, although they can be lazy.
If you’re looking to show your Cancer activity then consider a zodiac tattoos , a Crab tattoo is an obvious choice, as it is the signs Mascot and represents most of their natives qualities, like the tenacity and somewhat introvert quality. In some countries and languages, Cancer is even called that language’s equivalent of Crab, so in those countries, the meaning will be quite obvious.
Popular Designs for Cancer Tattoos
Another popular design that you could use in your Cancer tattoo is the traditional Zodiac Cancer symbol, representing the Crab’s rounded form in two rounded elliptical form, which are meant to symbolize the claws. The sign of Cancer comes from old times, like Babylonia and Ancient Greece, and so do the associations with marine species. The Crab is the most popular, coming from Greece, and that would be the origin of this symbol. Styli sized versions of this symbol are used frequently in tattoos, whether it is using angular lines instead of the regular round ones, or add ornaments around it, or even fuse it with other symbols of this zodiac sign. Another symbol, that is closer to the look of the actual constellation, is the Crayfish probably chosen by the Babylonians as its long silhouette mirrors the Cancer constellation more closely. That symbol is still widely used and it would also be an accurate Cancer tattoo design to choose.
A design of the Cancer constellation itself is another fun tattoo idea. The meaning will most likely not be as obvious, especially for people who may not be familiar with it, but it will be a unique way of expressing your zodiac sign. Your Cancer tattoo can be a symbol of the sign itself, or represent a few of the qualities, like the value of the home, for example, which is a component of more artistic Cancer symbol designs. It can be as literal or as metaphorical as you wish.
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