13 Beautiful Day Of The Dead Tattoos

By minerva - 
13 Beautiful Day Of The Dead Tattoos

It's this time of the year where we pause our busy lives to commemorate and recall the fun days when we were with our departed loved ones.
In Mexico, All Soul's day or what they call Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the dead) is celebrated by remembering the dead in a colorful and lively way, as opposed to all the gloom we feel when we miss our dearly departeds. It is a holiday that focuses on family & friends' gatherings where they pray for and remember their departed loved ones. Dia de los Muertos is celebrated from October 31 to November 2, in connection with the Christians' All Hallow's eve. Traditions include building a private altar, creating and painting colorful sugar skulls to honor the deceased, and bringing the dead's favorite foods and beverages to the grave as offering. The day of the dead is being celebrated all over the world by different cultures and tribes, for it is somehow a universal belief that the souls of our dearly departed never die and they shall live in our hearts for ever. So cheer up and celebrate the lives of our deceased loved ones by getting them tattooed! Check out these 13 Beautiful Day of the dead tattoos for inspiration. Enjoy!
Simply beautiful Indian Sugar skull.
Beautiful Gypsy skull tattoo by Myke Chambers.
Done at The Last Sparrow Tattoo.
Look at this neat Darth Vader-inspired Sugar Skull!
Sugar Skulls look less horrific with Roses, Diamonds, and other mild elements and patterns.
A good Sugar Skull tattoo should look simple and bold, can be detailed but not overdone.
You can also opt for a nice, dead lady tattoo. Dead ladies are girls with sugar skull faces.
Sugar skulls look beautiful because of the unique and colorful details on each of them.
Check out our pinterest board for more sugar skulls and Day of the Death girl tattoos! :)
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