Light bulb tattoos are often bold, bright and traditionally styled associated to ideas of enlightenment and brightness.
The light bulb reflects the concept of a 'bright idea', more generally it is associated with mental energy and the process of human thinking.
Light bulbs as we know them are often attributed solely to the great inventor Thomas Edison, and while he was essential in the birth of the modern light bulb he was not a lone inventor. Historians instead have identified an incredible 22 different individuals responsible for the process that culminated in the light bulb as we know it today. While Edison was pivotal in creating a long lasting electrical bulb it is in fact a British inventor by the name of Joseph Swan who boats the claim of inventing the first incandescent light bulb! Swan's house was also the first in the world to be lit by light bulb!!
While they pay homage to their inventors light bulb tattoos more commonly represent human thought and the process of ones thinking! They are also a striking way to show your love of science, so for all you thought lovers and science buffs here are 25 ingenious light bulb tattoos to brighten your day!!