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Lovely Ideas for Memorial Tattoos

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List RulesVote up your favorite tattoo designs that commemorate an event or lost loved one.

Looking for heartfelt ideas for memorial tattoos? This list should give you plenty of body art inspiration. Memorial tattoo designs can range in style from the simple to the complex, from the monochrome to the vibrantly colored. The unique memorial tattoos highlighted on this list represent just a small sampling of all the artistic possibilities a professional tattoo artist can offer the ink enthusiast looking to commemorate a loved one.

Ideas for memorial tattoos are nearly endless. Maybe you're looking to make a quieter body art statement on a discreet area. Cute memorial tattoos like quotes, poems, and small keys, inked with delicate lines and softer colors, might be just what you're looking for. This style of tattoo is a popular choice for spots like the insides of the arms or the shoulder blades. Or maybe impact is what you're going for. This list features cool memorial tattoos like American flags for a fallen military friend and firefighter house numbers tattooed across the arms and inked across the legs. Still other ink-lovers have chosen to display banner-wrapped anchors, dog paw prints, and beaded rosaries on their bodies.

What do you think are the most unique memorial tattoo ideas? Vote up the raddest memorial tattoo designs, and be sure to share what you think in the comment section.
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    Antique Keys With Poem Memorial Tattoo

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    Rose Cross Memorial Tattoo

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    Military Memorial Tattoo

    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
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    Baby Memorial Tattoo

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