25 Ferocious Old School Tiger Tattoos!

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Ferocity, beauty and danger find no union as perfect as in the tiger. It is the ultimate animal symbol of power, strength and freedom, its place as the pinnacle of big cats sees the tiger as the preeminent hunter and a perfect image for warriors and elites alike. In the Eastern world tigers are considered the king of all animals and it has found itself the subject of Eastern art for centuries, including tattooing!!

The recognizable coat of a tiger has been the joy of tattoo artists for decades, the striped markings and alternating black, orange and white fur make it an awesome tattoo subject, when you combine the beautiful image of a tiger with the powerful symbolism it holds you will have one hell of a tattoo. In modern tattooing tigers are often tattooed with incredible realism, and while realistic tiger tattoos look great you still can't escape the awesomeness that is an old school tiger tattoo...bold, bright and with eyes of ferocious beauty old school tiger tattoos are still the king of big cat tattoos and here are 25 of them to prove it!

Badass chest piece by Chapel Tattoo
Badass chest piece by Chapel Tattoo
Crawling Tiger Tattoo by Chad Koeplinger
Crawling Tiger Tattoo by Chad Koeplinger
Dagger Tiger Tattoo by Filip Henningsson
Dagger Tiger Tattoo by Filip Henningsson
Myke Chambers nailed this tiger dagger tattoo!
Myke Chambers nailed this tiger dagger tattoo!
Gypsy Tiger Hand Tattoo by Lucky 7 Tattoos
Gypsy Tiger Hand Tattoo by Lucky 7 Tattoos
Kickass Head Tiger Tattoo by Da Vinci Tattoo
Kickass Head Tiger Tattoo by Da Vinci Tattoo

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Owl Tiger Tattoo by Tattoo Lous
Owl Tiger Tattoo by Tattoo Lous
Snow Tiger Tattoo by Avinit Tattoo
Snow Tiger Tattoo by Avinit Tattoo
Brilliant stomach tattoo by Captured Tattoo
Brilliant stomach tattoo by Captured Tattoo
Fantastic Snow Tiger Tattoo by Dan Sinnes
Fantastic Snow Tiger Tattoo by Dan Sinnes
Tattoo by Inborn Tattoo
Tattoo by Inborn Tattoo
Tattoo by Matt Stebly at Twisted Anchor Tattoo
Tattoo by Matt Stebly at Twisted Anchor Tattoo
Brilliant work by Valerie Vargas
Brilliant work by Valerie Vargas
Tiger Dagger Tattoo by Hand Made Tattoo
Tiger Dagger Tattoo by Hand Made Tattoo
Tiger Panther Tattoo by Myke Chambers
Tiger Panther Tattoo by Myke Chambers
Tiger foot tattoo by Chopstick Tattoo
Tiger foot tattoo by Chopstick Tattoo
Great Tiger Dagger Tattoo by Montalvo Tattoos
Great Tiger Dagger Tattoo by Montalvo Tattoos
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Tiger snake leg sleeve by Myke Chambers
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Tiger Tattoo by Artwork Rebels
Tiger Flower Tattoo by Last Port
Tiger Flower Tattoo by Last Port
Tiger Women Tattoo by Seven Devils
Tiger Women Tattoo by Seven Devils

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Tattoodo Staff Writer and tattoo enthusiast. Lover of all things traditional and blackwork!

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