Tattoos are not uncommon for the witchcraft community. In fact, the art is often used to carve symbols into one’s body to emulate the energies of the symbol or to serve as a reminder of the power one has over their physical and spiritual body.
Tattoos can simply be a gateway for creativity and expression for one’s belief or identity. Moreover, the craft can also be a way to magnet your desires and manifestations by charging it with intention.
The Triquetra is a symbol of many origins. One of many meanings of this symbol is the interconnectedness of our existence including the mind, body, and soul. The Triquetra is also associated with the Triple Goddess, composed of the mother, maiden, and crone, and with the flower of life, as it is said to be the “beginning of life”.
The Triquetra is an excellent tattoo to put on your ankle, wrist, or just below the neck.
The Four Elements
The four elements, water, earth, fire, and air, are also great minimalist tattoos you can start with, or add to your collection of symbols. The four elements hold significant meanings that are commonly associated with many witchcraft practices including tarot, birth chart readings, spell work, and more.
Water – The water symbol is represented by an inverted triangle. It symbolizes feminine energy and healing power. This symbol nurtures, heals, and washes away negative energy.
Earth – The earth symbol is represented by a striped inverted triangle. This symbol is associated with the themes of wealth, prosperity, and fertility.
Fire – The fire symbol is represented by a triangle. It is a common symbol associated with new life and new beginnings. This symbol can also be used to invoke energies of motivation and inspiration.
Air – The air symbol is represented by a striped triangle. It is the symbol of wisdom, clarity, and communication. This symbol paves way for a clearer path where clarity and good insight is attainable.
These symbols look good together when placed in symmetrical areas of the body like the spine or just under the chest.
The Pentagram Symbol
The Pentagram is a famous and controversial symbol in witchcraft. It represents the unity of the four elements and the spirit through the points of the star. This symbol is powerful as it contains the energy of the universe. It is also a protective symbol which you may use as a tattoo or jewelry.
Normally, it doesn’t matter where you put this symbol on your body as long as you see it. The pentagram symbol can be used in many practices and it’s good to have a reminder of protection during critical situations – especially when you encounter daily curses rooted from jealousy, envy, and hatred.
The Triple Goddess symbol symbolizes the phases of the divine feminine. Aesthetically, it is composed of the triple phases of the moon. The Goddess symbol is a great symbol to have in symmetrical areas in the body including the solar plexus or the upper and lower back.