Elegant and Bold Nape Tattoos

Elegant and Bold Nape Tattoos

In the past, nape was one of the most important body location. Female nape were considered sensual, and male nape as a symbol of nobility.

The neck is one of the most visible places of the body, especially when it comes to displaying body art, and tattoo lovers select their tattoos wisely. While neck tattoos are certainly not for amateurs, one should never get a neck tattoo unless they have a decent amount of coverage already, it can be a great place to show off some killer art. Plus, nothing is more beautiful than a tasteful tattoo on the nape of the neck. 


It is starting to become one of the hottest trends in tattoo art right now, especially in ornamental and geometric styles. Inspired by Mehndi designs, lace, and jewelry, these nape tattoos can be badass and refined at the same time. They can only focus on the nape and the lower scalp, or go until the lower back, down to the spine. If you are in love with dark tattoos and intricate elegance, you should really take a look at these impressive and gorgeous nape tattoos, and maybe you'll be inspired to get your own.

Great dotwork piece by Alex Hennerley.
Many nape tattoos are inspired by Mehndi. Here by Alexandra Bawn.
Refined piece by Cats at 2Spirit Tattoo.
Dynamic tattoo made by Chaim Machlev.
Impressive lace tattoo by Goldilox!
This one is by Grace Neutral.
Gorgeous tattoo made at Hidden Moon Tattoo!
Just a line on the neck, to continue the back tattoo, by Joao Chavez.
Bold and classy, by Kinki Ryusaki.
Splendid piece by LaurentZ.
Gotta see what behind ya back! By Nissaco.
Terrific linework by Sasha Masiuk!
The master Thomas Hooper... enough said!

If you loved these nape tattoos, we promise that you'll go nuts over these. 

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