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15 Timeless Red Rose Tattoos

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet..or something.

katievidan in Tattoo Ideas

If there's one tattoo design that has proven to stand the test of time- it's the classic red rose.

Over the years, with the constantly evolving techniques of artists as well as the inevitable turn in trends, this timeless design has been re-imagined in countless ways. Whether it's a more illustrative take, an unbelievably realistic rendering or you're more inclined towards tried-and-true American Traditional- there's a way to make this classic design suit your taste. 

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Super vibrant traditional rose via @beccagennebacon BeccaGenneBacon traditional rose
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We've rounded up 15 of our favorite takes on the timeless red rose below- take a look and find which one's right for you. 

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Love the way Florian Santus left some negative space in this rose via @floriansantus FlorianSantus rose traditional
Love the way Florian Santus left some negative space in this rose via @floriansantus #FlorianSantus #rose #traditional
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