10 Classic Rock Of Ages Tattoos

21inkedd in Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo trends can come and go but these Rock of Ages tattoo designs will never go out of fashion!

One of the most iconic designs in tattooing, both new and old, the Rock of Ages will always have a place on the walls of tattoo shops and especially on someone's skin. A classic religious image of the Rock of Ages has been depicted thousands of times and is first attributed to a hymn written in 1763. Seen as a symbol of salvation and hope, the image we know of the Rock of Ages tattoos was first painted in the 1860s by Johannes Oertel, and one of the first people to turn the image into a tattoo design was legendary tattoo artist Bert Grimm.

Flash by Bert Grimm
Flash by Bert Grimm

A staple design in traditional tattooing the Rock of Ages will always have a place in the tattoo world and is one of the few truly timeless tattoos. Rock of Ages tattoos are bright, bold and capture both the nautical and religious imagery tattooing grew out of. Take a look at these brilliant examples of a tattoo classics and enjoy some amazing Rock of Ages tattoos!

By Holly Ellis rockofages
By Holly Ellis #rockofages
Tattoo by Andy Beswick rockofages
Tattoo by Andy Beswick #rockofages
Tattoo by Dustin Forbes rockofages
Tattoo by Dustin Forbes #rockofages

Recent from Tattoo Ideas

Rock of Ages Tattoo by Kristina Elin
Rock of Ages Tattoo by Kristina Elin
Tattoo by Nick Mayes rockofages
Tattoo by Nick Mayes #rockofages
Tattoo by Patrick Haney rockofages
Tattoo by Patrick Haney #rockofages
Tattoo by Rob Benavides rockofages
Tattoo by Rob Benavides #rockofages
Tattoo by Scott Shannon rockofages
Tattoo by Scott Shannon #rockofages
Rock of Ages Tattoo by TEPPEI BULLHIDE TATTOO
Rock of Ages Tattoo by TEPPEI BULLHIDE TATTOO
unknown artist rockofages
unknown artist #rockofages

21inkedd

@Robert Davies

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

Follow

More from Author

We Recommend

Recent Staff Picks