India is a country with a rich culture and long history that brought its contribution to the development of the art of tattooing. Here the notable attention is given to the elephant, which refers to the holy and the most revered animal. The image of this large creature embraces a lot of beliefs, associations and representations.
Indian elephant tattoos are very compelling, they serve as a decorative adornment and personifies loyalty, strength, wisdom and longevity. Another significant figure is deity Ganesha, which is depicted with the elephant head and human’s body. It brings good luck, happiness and moves obstacles.