Feel Fancy as F**k with a Lobster Tattoo

This crustacean's not just for the rich.

stacie_mayer5 months ago in Tattoo Ideas

In the early 19th century, lobster was considered a food only for the impoverished and prison inmates. How times have changed...

Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
New school lobster and sea themed piece by Tyler Shank. #newschool #sea #lighthouse #bottle #lobster #TylerShank
New school lobster and sea themed piece by Tyler Shank. #newschool #sea #lighthouse #bottle #lobster #TylerShank

As the uber-wealthy (and much of society) look down their noses at heavily tattooed people, there's no reason why we can't all enjoy lobster, one way or another. With National Lobster Day on September 25th, a one-time investment in a tattoo means you can enjoy lobster (to some extent) every day for years to come. 

Here are 13 lobster tattoos to inspire your next sea-themed piece.

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Blackwork lobster by Armelle Stb. #blackwork #linework #lobster #ArmelleStb #blckwork #btattooing
Blackwork lobster by Armelle Stb. #blackwork #linework #lobster #ArmelleStb #blckwork #btattooing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Lobster tattoo by Moritz Konstantin. #traditional #oldschool #lobster #MoritzKonstantin
Lobster tattoo by Moritz Konstantin. #traditional #oldschool #lobster #MoritzKonstantin

Did you know? Lobsters can live up to 70 years.

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Cute blue lobster tattoo by Catarina Q. #cute #lobster #bluelobster #neotraditional #CatarinaQ
Cute blue lobster tattoo by Catarina Q. #cute #lobster #bluelobster #neotraditional #CatarinaQ
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Lobster foot tattoo by Grant Powell. #lobster #seacreature #traditional #GrantPowell
Lobster foot tattoo by Grant Powell. #lobster #seacreature #traditional #GrantPowell
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Blackwork lobster tattoo by Santiago Lobo. #blackwork #lobster #seacreature #SantiagoLobo #blckwork #btattooing
Blackwork lobster tattoo by Santiago Lobo. #blackwork #lobster #seacreature #SantiagoLobo #blckwork #btattooing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Lobster claw by Kevin Berube. #traditional #lobster #lobsterclaw #claw #KevinBerube
Lobster claw by Kevin Berube. #traditional #lobster #lobsterclaw #claw #KevinBerube
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Lobster tattoo by Tulio Navia. #neotraditional #lobster #hand #TulioNavia
Lobster tattoo by Tulio Navia. #neotraditional #lobster #hand #TulioNavia
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Blue lobster tattoo by Mattia Mangias. #neotraditional #lobster #bluelobster #MattiaMangias
Blue lobster tattoo by Mattia Mangias. #neotraditional #lobster #bluelobster #MattiaMangias
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Blackwork lobster tattoo by Nazar Butkovski. #blackwork #linework #illustrative #lobster #NazarButkovski #blckwork #btattooing
Blackwork lobster tattoo by Nazar Butkovski. #blackwork #linework #illustrative #lobster #NazarButkovski #blckwork #btattooing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Traditional style lobster tattoo by Sinead Stewart. #traditional #lobster #seacreature #SineadStewart
Traditional style lobster tattoo by Sinead Stewart. #traditional #lobster #seacreature #SineadStewart

For more lobster tattoo inspiration, have a look at 10 Lively Lobster Tattoos.

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Color realism lobster tattoo by Sorin Gabor. #realism #colorrealism #lobster #SorinGabor
Color realism lobster tattoo by Sorin Gabor. #realism #colorrealism #lobster #SorinGabor
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Traditional lobster tattoo by Nikie Nouveau. #traditional #lobster #seacreature #NikieNouveau
Traditional lobster tattoo by Nikie Nouveau. #traditional #lobster #seacreature #NikieNouveau

No lobsters were harmed in the making of these tattoos.