Cross tattoo designs range way back in the olden times. Some may think it started when Christianity was born but according to history it goes way back than that. People were using cross to signify something. May that be personal or just pure art work still people choose the cross as a good tattoo design. The simplicity makes it more attractive.
With the cross tattoo designs you can embellish more designs to it. You can add vines going around it or colorful art works that can match to the cross design itself. You can add color, other small figures around it or simply the plain cross. Cross tattoo design is an artwork at its simplicity. Even the color that you use in making this design is just plain black or gray. You can use other colors in drawing the design but still it never loss its symbolism.
Mostly people who have this design have this important meaning for them. It is not just a design that they have seen in an art studio or tattoo studio. There is something important that happened in their lives with it or some memento which makes them remember of something.
We have different views and opinions of the cross. But the important is you never lose that real identity of yourself. People may have different perceptions about crosses but most of it are positive out looks. But for most people it is more of faith. Now getting a cross tattoo design is not that bad.