The right eye, the Eye of Ra. Mirror image this eye & you have the Eye of Horus - my next tattoo. Egyptian, the "all-seeing" eye, often associated with wrath & terror (referencing the battle between brothers Hours and Set), but also associated with protection (funerary amulets often took the shape of the Wadjet, aka, the Eye of Horus, as it was intended to protect the pharaoh in the afterlife & ward off evil), good health, royal power (Hours was the son of a God & Goddess & was a god himself: Go
The phoenix tattoo represents renewal, rebirth and the beginning of a new life. The rising of the phoenix symbolizes that a person has gone through difficult times, but has resurrected and survived. It means that he or she has arisen from flames as a winner, beating all life challenges and defeating hard times.
Single Twist These Maori Designs are the single twist and represents the joining together of two people. Even though sometimes people move away, their journey of life will have their paths cross again. The single figure eight represents the path of life, it is the eternity symbol. (The single twist is different to the double or triple twist in that it refers to individual people, where the double and triple twist refers more to the joining of peoples, or cultures)
Tattoo of Elephant, Devotion, commitment tattoo
Elephant Elephants are known for their memory, but they have another very important character: socializing. Thus a newborn is greeted and grown with commitment and dedication by every member of the herd. The spiral is a symbol of eternity and the unfolding fern frond is a symbol borrowed from Maori culture to symbolize a new life. Requested by Tree to mark the birth of her baby.