The Celtic writing tattoo, words or letters combines the meaning of a tattoo with the personal message with a typographic style related to the Celtic, Irish, Gaelic culture. Writing tattoos are widely used by increasing numbers of people, the fashion of Celtic tattooing with aesthetic vocation bringing more and more examples of foreign writing for a tattoo. Many real and imaginary languages ??can thus be used for a tattoo using exotic characters: Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, or even imaginary languages ??like the Tengwar Elven
Celtic writing tattoo design
Having a tattoo in a foreign language involves risks. Despite a graphic look that works very well visually, the meaning remains a problem, many problems of translations or erroneous interpretation can spoil the symbolic quality of the tattoo. One way of avoiding this problem is the use of exotic typographies such as Celtic or assimilated writing for a message in a mother tongue, mastered or easier to translate or translate (French, English, Latin, Spanish, Italian for example) . Indeed, the complexity of the functioning of a language is no longer a problem, one can then simply choose a Celtic typography for its tattoo and make a transcription character by character without asking the question of transcription. Many typographies are now available for free online for a Celtic writing tattoo.
The style of Celtic writing tattoo proposed by most Celtic fonts is based on letters rounded to the edges ending in point, with empty areas filled with Celtic interlacing, series of knots sewn very symmetrically. The shape of the Celtic writing makes it possible to realize a typography for a tattoo corresponding to places of the body like the neck, the back or the inside of the wrist for example. Celtic writing phrases generally work well in bracelet around the biceps or ankle, as well as on the top of the foot
To be inked with a Celtic tattoo implies a symbolism that is today closely linked to the paganism of the pagan Celtic peoples, Ireland and the Gaelic language, as well as Celtic tales and legends and the mythology of northern Europe.