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Unprepared people when looking at a tattoo «Death with a scythe,» can seriously frightened. Fear of death is quite natural for the human race, but some tattoo fans often prefer this sinister image of the other, less scary.

Even in pagan times our ancestors existed a cult of death. In an effort to protect themselves from its pernicious breath, and young people, and old people took part in various rituals. Often worn with a skull or a human bone — a challenge «the old woman with a scythe» and a reminder to myself that one day the same will have to become a victim


Death with a scythe — symbolic image. He appeared in the fourteenth century, in the midst of an epidemic of bubonic plague, «mow» almost a quarter of Europe’s population. Echoes of ancient beliefs exist today. Man choosing a tattoo with the image of death with a scythe, seeks to live by their own rules and likes to take risks.

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Quite often, death with a scythe displayed in the decomposition of the cards. This means not only that the owner of tattoos is ready to play with death, but that he does not believe in the existence of the other world. Often terrible image is applied to the body of the prisoner, and means that the person is able to take away the life of another living being. Do not disdain, «the old woman» and thieves. The image of the skull with a cross means that the person is philosophical about the risk and knows that with such a lifestyle can always die. Sometimes a tattoo «Death with a scythe» chooses a person prone to vandalism, or someone whose outlook is close to Satanism.

There are in this fascinating, terrible tattoos and positive meaning. According to some, death is depicted on the body, it plays the role of a talisman and is capable of protect from all sorts of dangers . That is related to this modern way of bikers, who, despite his colorful and brutal appearance, often sensual, kind people. The girls also love this unusual story. Of course, the «female» tattoo even with the image of death, noticeably softer. In this case, skull is accompanied by flowers, ribbons or petals.

In the esoteric and philosophical sense, the image of death with a scythe means rebirth and renewal. Death — a kind of link in the cycle of life, and, in the end who said it: a dead end and the end? Tattooed mainly on the chest or upper arm, although this procedure is often exposed and other parts of the body such as the abdomen and back.

Depicted death with a scythe in both color and black and white. For the preparation of colored composition uses a dark, cool shades, but not uncommon tattoo, which in the eyes of the «old woman» lapping flames of hell.


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