Bees are an essential part of our lives from helping produce the food we eat by pollinating fruit, vegetables nuts and plants to the clothes we wear by pollinating cotton. Life would be a constant struggle or even impossible without bees and many people recognize this and want a bee tattoo in honour of the insect that makes so many things possible, as a plus they are also aesthetically pleasing making for some great bee tattoo designs.
There are many different species of bees, roughly 20,000, so there’s a huge range to choose from when getting a bee tattoo, the most popular is bumble bee tattoos closely followed by honey bee tattoos.
Bee Tattoo Meaning
although bee tattoo meanings can change depending on the species, the following is the most common bee tattoo meanings
- Hard work or being busy.
- Going through pain or having had pain in the past
- Having a memory or past situation haunt or follow you around.
- Working well together with others.
A queen bee tattoo meaning can be a completely different one to that of other types of bee tattoos, it symbolizes strength power and control.