42 Triangle Tattoos For Women That Are Super Inspiring

Celtic, floral, geometric, minimalist, and more inspirational designs to choose from.

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Triangle tattoo designs have become the trend of the day, with celebs like Rita Ora to Ellie Goulding getting spotted with one on their body. No doubt, these tattoos look romantic, fabulous, and stylish besides signifying harmony, expression, creativity, change, and growth. The three sides of the triangle can mean different things — Love, wisdom, and faith; past, present, and future; father, mother, and child; or mind, body, and spirit. You can pick the meaning you want to convey. If you can’t wait to get inked, here is a list of some amazing triangle tattoos for women. Let us get started.

42 Most Inspiring Triangle Tattoos

1. Triangle Tree Tattoo

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A tree growing in a triangle chalice holds very symbolic meaning. The tree in the triangle signifies the tree of life. A tree of life tattoo symbolizes immortality, eternity, knowledge, wisdom, strength, protection, abundance, and growth. All of these represent a close-knit family, and this gorgeous triangle tattoo is what holds it all together. This is a simple, stylish, and appealing tattoo with a deep meaning. You can place this tattoo on your arm, shoulder, or the back of your neck.

2. Triangle Feather Tattoo

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This skillfully designed triangle tattoo features an intricate feather. The feather is designed in such a way that it goes through the triangle and looks stunning. According to Greek culture, the triangle symbolizes a doorway to higher wisdom, while in the Native American culture, a feather signifies spiritual protection and courage. You can get this tattoo inked on your arm, neck, thigh, or leg.

3. Geometric Triangle Tattoo

Geometric triangle tattoo design
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This cute and minimalistic geometric triangle tattoo looks simple and elegant. If you are a working woman who loves tattoos but can’t really show them off at work, this geometric triangle tattoo design is for you! You can place it at the back of your neck to be able to conceal it with your tops or dresses. This tattoo has multiple triangles within itself, making it the perfect geometric triangle tattoo that is not too complicated but looks subtle and elegant. You can ink this tattoo design on your wrist or foot. You can color each triangle in individual colors to jazz it up.

4. Cool Triangle Tattoo

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This gorgeous triangle tattoo has the simplest design but with a pop of color. These two interlocked triangles – one in black and the other one colorful – look beautiful against the skin. You can even fill in the triangles with colorful designs to brighten up the tattoo. This would make a beautiful matching triangle tattoo design to get with your friends, family, or partner. The places you can get it inked are your arm, wrist, neck, or ribs.

5. Infinity Triangle Tattoo

Infinity triangle tattoo design
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Infinity triangle tattoo designs are currently trending amongst the youngsters. Actress Sophie Turner has a stunning infinity triangle tattoo on her left upper arm, and it looks alluring. An infinity triangle tattoo features two or more interlinked triangles. This geometric design looks like two or three overlapping triangles, but it is actually made of one continuous line that weaves over and under itself. These infinity triangle tattoos are also known as ‘sibling tattoos’ because usually siblings get them.

6. Simple Triangle Tattoo

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Nothing looks as gorgeous as a simple line tattoo of any design, and this simple triangle tattoo is no different! You don’t have to worry too much about designing or placing it. This tiny tattoo fits literally anywhere! A finger, wrist, neck, or behind your ear – you can place it anywhere. A simple triangle tattoo is often used to represent the Christian faith because its three sides are symbolic of the Holy Trinity. The Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit are represented by each side of the triangle.

7. Three Triangle Tattoo

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Who would have thought that three simple triangle line tattoos could look so good? This three triangle tattoo design is exactly the reason why minimalistic designs are a hit these days! Placed beautifully along the upper arm, these three triangle tattoos are actually glyph symbols that are used in the Greek language. You can get this three triangle tattoo inked on your fingers, wrist, or arm.

8. Triangle Wrist Tattoo

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The wrist is one of the most common places to get inked. It is an ideal place if you wish to look at your tattoo all the time. Also, in the olden days, the wrist was believed to exude spiritual energy, making it a natural spot for a symbol that’s significant to you. When it comes to triangle tattoos, they hold great spiritual meaning in Christianity as they represent the Holy Trinity. You can play around with designs if you are not a fan of simple triangle tattoos and add some elements to make yours even more attractive.

9. Two Triangles Tattoo

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This stunning tattoo has two triangles overlapped and pointing in one direction. Two superimposed triangles are a symbol in alchemyi  XAn ancient proto-scientific and philosophical tradition, formerly practiced in China, India, Europe, and the Muslim world. that signifies the element of imagination and spirituality along with fertility, birth, and growth. More generally, it is the symbol of creation and construction. This triangle tattoo has a stunning floral element added to the design to make it a little more feminine and cute. It is inked on the upper arm, but you can place it also on your wrist, neck, back, or ankle.

Morgan O’Donnell, a blogger, shares her experience of her first-ever tattoo at a local tattoo shop. She settled on a two-triangle design after several sketches. She added, “This symbol appears on the back cover of Florence + the Machine’s 2015 record How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. Since the first time I saw it, I was captivated by its simplicity and striking depth (i).” She later learned that the top straight triangle was the alchemical symbol for air, and the bottom inverted one represented water.

10. Black Triangle Tattoo

Black triangle tattoo design
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This simple black triangle tattoo looks great against the skin and is appealing because of its modest design. A black triangle tattoo symbolizes harmony, proportion, illumination, and integration. A triangle tattoo can also be used as a symbol of creativity and simplicity. You can place this tattoo anywhere on your body it is tiny.

11. Floral Triangle Tattoo

Floral triangle tattoo design
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In this stunning tattoo, three triangles overlap to form a black triangle tattoo in the center. A delicate vine creeping from the base to the top adds to its beauty. It is subtle yet striking and will instantly attract attention for all the right reasons. You can get this design inked on your arm, back, shoulder, neck, or foot.

12. Triangle Rose Tattoo

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Flowers and triangles look awesome when put together in a tattoo. This tattoo features a rose with a black triangle outline. Some parts of the rose are inside the triangle and some of it is on the outside. This triangle tattoo looks unique because of its intricate detailing and delicate grey shading that make the rose look realistic and 3D. A triangle rose tattoo like this will look amazing no matter where you place it! You can even jazz it up and add some colors to make it look even more attractive.

13. Open Triangle Tattoo

Open triangle tattoo design
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An incomplete delta tattoo with a slight opening in the triangle means that the person is open to change. This stunning open triangle tattoo is inverted and has a gorgeous sunrise with mountains scenery inscribed within it. Just the sun is inked in color, and the trees and mountains are done with black and gray ink. This tattoo symbolizes that the person is open to new things and willing to try a new path in life. Such a pretty triangle tattoo with an impeccable meaning, isn’t it? You can place this gorgeous triangle tattoo on your shoulder, neck, wrist, or upper arm.

14. Three Triangles In A Row

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This interlinked three triangle tattoo looks amazing and is beautifully placed on the back with a quote. It is known as an ‘equilibrio’ tattoo, which means an equal balance between the past, present, and future. While the past and future are unfinished and open triangles, the present holding it all together is a complete triangle. You can shrink down this triangle tattoo design and place it on your finger. You can also ink it on your foot, thigh, or shoulder with fine lines or do each triangle with a different color representing each phase of your life.

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Triangle tattoos can have a spiritual symbolism where the three sides or angles represent the Holy Trinity. Many of these tattoo designs involve a triangle with a Biblical scene illustrated within it.

15. Triangle Tattoo On Chest

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If you are a spiritual person, getting a triangle tattoo on your chest would be a great way to keep the essence of God close to your heart quite literally! As you know, in Christianity, the triangle represents the Holy Trinity. You can either get a small and simple triangle or add a few elements to make it more feminine, like flowers or hearts.

16. Red Triangle Tattoo

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Singer Ellie Goulding’s first tattoo was a stunning red triangle tattoo on her wrist. Just like the regular black triangle tattoo, the red-colored triangle holds the same symbolism. This triangle tattoo looks like it’s watercolored with its unfinished edges and blurry lines instead of crisp, straight ones. If you are bored of the same old simple triangle tattoos, try out this one which isn’t very different but still has a fancy twist to it. Place it on your finger, wrist, neck, or behind your ear.

17. Penrose Triangle Tattoo

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The penrose triangle is also known as the penrose tri-bar or the impossible tri-bar. The penrose tattoo design consists of a two-dimensional triangle that looks three-dimensional. To brighten up this tattoo even more, this penrose triangle tattoo has a beautiful mandala design around it. How stunning, isn’t it? You can place this penrose triangle tattoo with a mandala design on your thigh, hip, foot, or back.

18. Upside-Down Triangle Tattoo

Upside-down triangle tattoo design
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Triangle tattoos usually point upwards, but an upside-down triangle tattoo has a beautiful meaning too. A triangle turned upside down represents a woman, mother, positivity, balance, and creativity. In short, an upside-down triangle is all about power and strength. To add some more meaning to this upside-down tattoo, a wave has been added to it. Waves symbolize strength, emotion, and ferocity. You can ink this bold tattoo on your upper arm, shoulder, or leg.

19. Triangle Forearm Tattoo

Triangle forearm tattoo design
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Forearm tattoos are appealing and can be flaunted whenever you want! If your triangle tattoo is this gorgeous, we urge you to ink it on your forearm for everyone to admire and stare at it in awe. This triangle tattoo has a colorful galaxy with stars etched within its borders, and it looks simply stunning. The beautiful colors add to its charm and make the tattoo look alluring and worth getting inked.

20. Flower Triangle Tattoo

Flower triangle tattoo design
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If you like elaborate tattoos, this one is for you! This tattoo is a pretty floral piece with a triangle outline in the middle. The flowers are vibrant and colorful inside the triangle and black and white outside the triangle. This is a beautiful idea that can be recreated with any flower or any other design. Get it inked on your back, waist, thigh, or calf.

21. Celtic Triangle Tattoo

Celtic triangle tattoo design
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This Celtic symbol consists of three interlocking spirals and is also called the ‘Spiral of Life.’ It symbolizes motion, movement, and a journey through life to reach the spirituality of pure enlightenment. The Celts believed the three spirals represent the celestial world, the mortal world, and the other world. If you believe in the supreme power of God, this tattoo is just for you. It also indicates your acceptance of being one with the endless universe. It is very common in Ireland for couples to get matching trinity knot tattoos before they get married. You can get it on your arm, back of the neck, or leg.

22. Triangle Circle Line Tattoo

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A triangle tattoo with a circle and a line within stands for ultimate strength and power. The triangle represents rising again from the ashes, the circle represents wholeness, and the line stands for strength. This Harry Potter-themed tattoo is beautifully designed with the word ‘Always.’ Get this tattoo on your forearm.

23. Triangle With A Circle Inside

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This stunning tattoo of a triangle with a circle looks mesmerizing and gorgeous! The circle looks embossed while everything around it is hazy and shaded. Adding a circle inside the triangle symbolizes that you believe in multiple lives and that humans are born again and again, which gives them a chance to make it right. This beautiful triangle with a circle tattoo is done with the dotting technique that creates a spraypaint effect. And this tattoo is inked on the back of the neck and looks simply spectacular. You can try getting it inked on your upper arm or shoulder too.

24. Deathly Hallows Triangle Tattoo

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If you are a Potterhead, you will love this tattoo and know the meaning behind it. The triangle represents the Invisibility Cloak, the circle enclosed in the triangle represents the Resurrection Stone to recall the loved ones who have passed on. The vertical line up the middle of the triangle represents the Elder Wand. This triangle tattoo is the perfect one for Harry Potter fans as it is a reminder of how you can get you through some tough times in your life. You can rock this tattoo on your wrist, upper arm, or back.

25. Double Inverted Triangle Tattoo

Double inverted triangle tattoo design
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Triangle tattoos pointing upward represent the masculine spirit, while the inverted triangle tattoo stands for femininity. Thus, this tattoo is also known as the feminism tattoo, and you can spot many ladies sporting this inverted triangle tattoo with pride. This tattoo here is designed keeping its key element in place. While one inverted triangle tattoo is done in blurry dots, the other is simply a line tattoo. A flower tattoo is placed amidst the overlapped triangles to add a feminine touch to the design. You can ink this tattoo on your arm, shoulder, or back.

26. Impossible Triangle Tattoo

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The Penrose triangle is called an impossible triangle because you cannot figure out which triangle starts where. This one here is a beautiful yet simple impossible triangle tattoo design. This one has simply been done with black and gray ink. Flaunt it with style on your sleeve, arm, or wrist.

27. Hipster Triangle Tattoo

Hipster triangle tattoo design
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These hipster triangle tattoo look like mosaic tiles have been cut into the shape of a triangle. One hipster triangle holds a beautiful design of roses. The other tattoo design is of lines and mountains that fill in the triangle space. They both are exquisite and charming in their own way!

28. Glyph Symbol Tattoo

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Glyph symbols are Greek symbols that are not exactly letters, but more like characters. They can be anything from numeric, alphabetic, or symbols within a character. Thus, a glyph tattoo can be as cryptic as you want it to be. This one is a simple triangle with a line across one edge of the triangle which means ‘explore.’ Placed beautifully on the back of the ear, this tattoo is simple yet so sexy!

29. Four Triangles Tattoo

Four triangle tattoo design
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Spiritually, triangles represent extreme power and strength. Any weight placed on them is evenly distributed on all three sides. The four elements — Earth, air, water, and fire – can also be represented by triangles in different colors. You can get this inked beautifully on your shoulder, wrist, or forearm.

30. Heart Triangle Tattoo

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A heart triangle tattoo looks stunning and holds special meaning. It is the symbol for open adoption. It denotes the relationship between the birth family, the adoptive family, and the adoptee. In this triangle tattoo, the triangle is in black while the heart is in bright red to add some love to the entire design. Get it done on your wrist if you are comfortable flaunting it.

31. Three-Dot Triangle Tattoo

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Three dots in a triangular arrangement have a universal meaning. They stand for ‘mivida loca’ which means ‘my crazy life.’ It meansthat you have chosen to live life to the extreme regardless of anyone else’s approval. It is usually inked on the wrist, neck, or near the eyes to make a bold statement.

32. Tribal Triangle Tattoo

Tribal triangle tattoo design
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This Aztec-style triangle tattoo has strength and power written all over it. The triangles have been tattooed in a loop around the belly button, making this piece look super stunning and bold. You can add some more tribal designs to it to make it more elaborate. Tribal triangle tattoos look great on chest, shoulders, and arms as well.

33. Love Triangle Tattoo

Love triangle tattoo design
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Love tattoos can never get too old or boring! And, this one is no different. This delicate triangle tattoo with ‘love’ inscribed within its lines is gorgeous. If you are a fan of simple and minimalistic tattoos, this one would be a perfect pick for you. You can add a tiny heart or write the word in a different color. Experiment with this design to get a fabulous love triangle tattoo.

34. Triangle Tattoo On Ring Finger

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Finger tattoos are trending currently, and everyone loves how beautiful they look. These triangle tattoos on the fingers look no less beautiful. The complete triangle on the ring finger denotes fire, and the inverted triangle with a line across on the middle finger represents the Earth. You can fill in the ring finger triangle tattoo with red or orange ink to represent what it stands for. Ring finger tattoos are a great form of art and look extremely delicate and gorgeous, which makes them worth a try.

35. Triangle Tattoo On Arm

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Arm tattoos are usually for men, but if the design is this pretty, there’s no reason why women shouldn’t experiment with it too! This gorgeous triangle tattoo on the arm consists of beautifully outlined peony flowers overlapping a triangle. Peony is the flower of wealth and honor. It symbolizes romance and prosperity, and people consider it brings good fortune and happy marriage. When it’s combined with a triangle, it brings family into the focus and represents father, mother, and child – the three sides of a triangle. You can add color to the peonies to brighten up the tattoo or leave it subtly outlined like this one.

36. Eye With Triangle Tattoo

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Another Christian symbol is a triangle with an eye. The eye tattoo stands for the Eye of Providence, Eye of God, or the all-seeing eye. This is depicted as an eye inside a triangle, which means God pays attention to everything we do. Some people get an eye inside a triangle to remind themselves that no matter where they are in life, God is watching over them from all angles. To add a touch of charm to this rather serious tattoo, you can simply add a few roses or flowers to it. Place this tattoo on your arm, wrist, back, or neck.

37. Rose With Triangle Tattoo

Rose with triangle tattoo design
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The inverted triangle is a symbol for femininity, strength, power, and motherhood. It becomes even more feminine when done with black and gray roses. This tattoo features beautifully rendered roses with a black triangle outline. Some parts of the roses are inside the triangle and some are outside. Even the leaves look gorgeous and realistic due to their shading. Get this tattoo inked on your forearm, wrist, neck, hip, or thigh, and you are sure to love the look of it against your skin!

38. Jewish Triangle Tattoo

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The Jewish triangle tattoo is also known as the Star of David tattoo. It features two triangles overlapped on each other to create a star. It is a religious symbol that refers to Judaism and symbolizes the perfection of God. It symbolizes three corners of the world, heaven, and Earth. It is believed that a person with this tattoo is under the protection of God. This tattoo is popularly placed on the wrist, neck, or any other body part where it can be seen or flaunted.

39. Greek Triangle Tattoo

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In Greek, the minimalist triangle symbol is the letter delta, which represents positive change. It is a simple yet meaningful tattoo. This triangle tattoo design symbolizes strength and change, and the gap within the tattoo represents being open to change. This beautiful delta tattoo is designed in a stylish and chic way. With the fine lines, dots, and a stunning leave branch – this tattoo makes for a beautiful minimalistic design. Rather than getting it tattooed on the usual places like the wrist or arm, this tattoo is inked on the ribs. Doesn’t it look stunning?

40. 3D Triangle Tattoo

3D triangle tattoo design
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3D tattoos look stunning and are worth getting inked on your body. Instead of getting a regular triangle tattoo, opt for a unique and mesmerizing tattoo like this one. A 3D triangle tattoo design looks great as it creates an optical illusion. This 3D triangle tattoo has a beautiful galaxy pattern inked within it to enhance the 3D effect. Get it inked on your wrist, neck, shoulder, foot, or hip. You can recreate the design and replace the galaxy pattern with any other pattern.

41. Egyptian Triangle Tattoo

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A triangle with an eye in it is known as the Eye of Horus in Egyptian mythology. It means that God’s eye is always watching over us, no matter what we do or where we go. It also stands for humanity, focus, vision, and protection from evil. This tattoo is placed on the back of the neck and looks stunning. You can also get it inked on your arm, chest, leg, or back as well.

42. Triangle Wave Tattoo

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This colorful beach tattoo designed inside three triangles is ideal for people who love beaches. Of the three triangles, the inverted one displays mountains and a palm tree, the diagonal one contains blue waves, and the dotted one displays an abstract whale figure. This triangle wave tattoo design looks elegant on your hand and does not attract much attention, despite the use of a bright blue color. You can get it on your arms, legs, or back. The tattoo symbolizes the calmness with the mountains and the chaos of the beach and depicts the free soul of a person who loves to travel through the whale.

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Triangle tattoos are also popular among celebs. These include Lili Reinhart’s earth element tattoo, Katy Perry’s rainbow prism tattoo, or Sophie Turner’s interconnected triangles tattoo (all of which represent sibling relationships).

Infographic: 10 Trending Triangle Tattoo Designs

You see the appeal of the triangle in tattoo designs now. It has a charm of its own. While all the designs we have seen are refreshing in their own ways, there are a few that are well-aligned with the latest tattoo trends.

The following infographic offers a round-up of the most trending triangle tattoos right now. Check them out.

10 trending triangle tattoo designs (infographic)

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Tattoos are an incredible way of expressing your thoughts, personality, and beliefs. We hope our collection of triangle tattoo designs helps you pick your next tattoo. These triangle tattoos could be inspired by blackwork and sacred geometry, which gives them more meaning and feel.You may be artistic with your pattern to make it stand out and give it a spiritual significance. You can also tailor a design to reflect your life events and tales. You can also play with symmetry or go for an abstract pattern for a unique look.

After getting a tattoo, your skin becomes susceptible to infections and inflammation. So, make sure you follow proper precautions and hygiene to ensure that it heals well after getting inked.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a double triangle tattoo mean?

The meaning of a double triangle tattoo varies depending on the religion, culture, which way the triangles are pointed, and how they are placed. Triangles pointed toward the wrist indicate femininity and Mother Nature. Triangles pointed toward the shoulder indicate masculinity and the Sun.

What does a triple triangle tattoo mean?

The meaning of a triple triangle tattoo is different in different cultures, the way the triangles are pointed, and how they are placed. Most commonly, it is used to show the trinity in Christianity. And lō kahi, in Polynesian culture, signifies the bond between life and death.

What does Valknut tattoo mean?

Originally, the Valknut tattoo (a Germanic symbol) represented and honored those who passed away in battle. It is said to be based on Norse mythology and the binding of minds. Now, it is used to honor a deceased loved one or symbolize reincarnation.

Key Takeaways

  • Triangle tattoos symbolize connection, harmony, creativity, wisdom, and growth.
  • In the spiritual sense, it also refers to the Holy Trinity – the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
  • The three sides of the triangle can mean different things – love, wisdom, and faith; past, present, and future; father, mother, and child; or mind, body, and spirit.
  • You can get this tattoo inked on your arm, wrist, neck, thigh, or leg.

Still not sure which triangle tattoo to get? The video below offers many beautiful triangle tattoo designs for you to choose from. Watch this video and select the one that goes with your vibe!

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