Sugar Skull Tattoos Meanings and Symbols

November is the month of many festivities as it starts with the Dia de los Muertos, which is translated as Day of the Dead, In your religion and culture, maybe dead are not called upon to the earth each year and maybe they are just remembered in good words and are never get invitation from loved ones to travel back to the earth for the time being but in some countries there are two special days dedicated for dead children and adults.Let’s Check out some sugar skull tattoos designs with meanings and ideas.

The first November is called All Saint day, it’s the time when all deceased children are honored in the world. The family of the deceased children makes special set-up to entertain their spirits. The second November is called All Souls Day as this is the time when all deceased people or adults are remembered. The two days are together known as Dia de los Muertos. Unlike Halloween day, the Dia di Los Muertos is not spooky, eerie or frightful as it should be for being the day of dead. Instead the family simply sets up an altar for the dead by incorporating different offerings called Ofrendas consist of four elements of the universe such as earth, wind, fire, and water. One table is set or a raised display is built in the altar, for a separate room is made vacant for the day of dead. Over the table, candles are placed (fire), a bowl is kept with beverage (water), papel picados are decorated (tissue paper cuts-outs present wind) and food such as crops, vegetable or dishes (earth).You must know the deep meanings of sugar skull tattoos.

Sugar Skull Tattoos Meanings

For special dessert, a sugar skull is decorated on the table. The skull is usually made of mixed sugar and is decorated with icing, candies or chocolates. Some used clothing of the deceased is also added to the table besides their picture so they can enjoy every moment of the day. The tradition of using the sugar skulls for honoring the day of dead came from Central and Southern Mexicans where people were using skulls of sugar molded in shape for decoration purpose and to be a perfect symbol of the day of the dead. Today a lot of people are getting sugar skull tattoos done on their body to remember one whom they have lost for some reasons.

Check out some breath-taking sugar skull tattoos 2014.

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