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The Swallow: In addition to indicating that a sailor had sailed 5000 miles, swallows are also associated with the idea of return. This "return" symbolism is rooted in two ideas. The first was the swallow's famous migration pattern, always returning home to San Juan Capistrano. Second, it was believed that if a sailor dies at sea, birds carry his soul home to heaven.


51 Watercolor Tattoo Ideas for Women

31. Chemical Thigh Tattoo (Serotonin) Serotonin plays a very important part in your body, regulating things like mood, hunger, memory, sexual desire and more. Everyone needs more serotonin in their life and why not remind yourself of that with this clever chemistry-themed tattoo? 32. Watercolor Swallow Foot Tattoo Did you know that the swallow tattoo was …


The Adventurous Youngsters! The Fair! By Malcolm T Gould.

The Adventurous Youngsters! The Fair! By Malcolm T Gould.

50 Lovely Swallow Tattoos

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Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God. ~ Psalm 84:3


Tattoo Flash Sheet - Swallow

Swallow Tattoo Hmm...for me and the hubs since we fish so much? It isn't sailing but we've logged quite a few miles. And we're loyal to each other, another significant detail of the swallow.