The owl is a bird which has created a lot of superstitions throughout history. Due to its various, powerful symbols, the owl tattoo is commonly asked for at tattoo parlors. Having an owl tattoo inked on your skin is a good way to connect with this fascinating creature, and also become more in-tune with its symbolism.
The Owl is one of the most ancient and mythological symbols, being also full of meanings. Depending on culture and mythology, the bird of the night is associated with various, often contradictory notions such as wisdom, knowledge, bad luck, sadness, loneliness, melancholy or harbinger of death. In certain cultural spaces, this bird was included in the category of evil beings, omens of death.
The owl awakes in us fascination and fear at the same time. It was revered, feared, admired and hunted. It is a symbol of good and evil, represented in mythology, in popular beliefs and in all historical periods.
Browse below through our selection of owl tattoo designs and find inspiration for your next tattoo.