Rose Tattoo Designs Rose Tattoo Designs, Meanings and Color Rose tattoo designs are a very popular choice amongst tattoo lovers nowadays. The red rose symbolises love and is also represented of the blood of christ. So if you think about it love tattoos aswell as rose tattoos and religious tattoos are very popular so it stands to reason that a rose would be too. Whereas you could incorporate a rose into a religious tattoo and memorial one e.t.c An interesting fact is rose tattoos were given to prisoners on death row in the 16th century. Colors of Roses have significance As mentioned above a red rose symbolises love and romance and the blood of christ. A white rose signifies purity and innocence, an orange rose signifies desire and enthusiasm. A yellow rose stands for joy, warmth and happiness, a pink rose symbolises grace and elegance and a lavendar rose is thought to capture ones imagination and also stands for love at first sight. So if for instance you fell in love with someone at first sight it is thought you would greet them with a lavendar rose. Choosing your Rose Tattoo Designs Before you decide on which rose tattoo design to have inked you need to be sure on a few things. First thing where on your body will you have it tattooed. Secondly how large will it be and thirdly is this going to be a color tattoo, black and grey or tribal one e.t.c. Once you know for sure these three things your ready to choose a design. You may want a rose incorporated with another image like a flower or animal or something. If this is the case make sure to browse our GALLERYand as many tattoo designs as possible and if you still cannot find the right tattoo for you it would be worth seeking a professional tattoo designer and having one custom made.