If we talk about famous cross tattoos then Celtic Cross Tattoos are the oldest and most popular cross tattoos. Celtic tattoos can contain Celtic art containing knot work, spiral and mazes. The beautiful Celtic art work makes this Cross tattoo most beautiful and great tattoo. It is said that Celtic tattoos originated back in 5th century. It was symbol of Celtic faith. In Celtic communities this Pagan symbol was very popular. Today it is also used to symbolize the Christianity and religion. These Celtic symbols and other type of symbols all originated from the famous “Book of Kells”.
This book was created by artistic monk sometime back in 500 AD. The beautiful Celtic art have stood the test of time and they are one of the most popular tattoo art styles in the world. The tattoo world has embraced this classic art by making some of most unique Celtic art tattoos in the world. Knot work and spirals in the Celtic art have no ending or beginning points. They are closely bounded with each other. These circular lines and spirals never cross one another. These specific Celtic patterns hold deep symbolic meaning. This type of Celtic art represents the “Circle of Life”. It symbolizes the never ending cycle of life. The Celtic cross is the perfect tattoo choice to represent life and all the different paths that we take. With all the different associations to religion, faith, and God, the Celtic Cross tattoo is the perfect tattoo choice for those who want to symbolize their faith in Christianity. It is appropriate and it represents everything in which a Christian believes.