Swallow tattoo

Photo by Danh Lastra
If you follow Fake leather’s facebook you may already know that I got my first tattoo a couple of weeks ago. I had it planned it for 3 years but I decided I was going to do it on my last university day (technically I’m still going to the university but my career is practically finished), because of finals stress and other reasons I couldn’t get it done until one day before I arrived to Guadalajara.
Swallows hold an universally meaning which is very special (I didn’t do it because of Miu Miu or anything like that), a sailor would get a swallow tattoo for every 5000 miles he had sailed and they simbolize good luck to return home. It also represents the unique love, loyalty and freedom, in my case is especially the latest. And no, it didn’t hurt :)

Si siguen el facebook de Fake leather seguramente ya saben que me hice mi primer tatuaje hace un par de semanas. Lo tenía planeado desde hace unos 3 años pero decidí que lo haría en mi último día universitario (técnicamente sigo yendo a una universidad pero mi carrera está prácticamente terminada), por cuestiones de estrés y otros factores no me lo pude hacer sino justo un día antes de llegar a Guadalajara. 

Las golondrinas guardan un significado universal muy especial (no me lo tatué por Miu Miu ni nada así), los marineros se tatuaban una por cada 5,000 millas náuticas navegadas y simbolizaban buena suerte para regresar a casa. Representa además el amor único, lealtad y libertad, en mi caso es especialmente lo último. Y no, no me dolió :)

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  1. Very Cute!! Love the meaning behind it!


  2. Muy lindo tu tatuaje!, esta muy lindo el significado.


  3. It’s a really cute tattoo. I like it.

    Andie ;)

  4. Wow, that is perfect :) It looks so fragile, soft and romantic on you, you definitely made the right choice! ;)

  5. That is a great meaning, I didn’t know that before. Looks so right on you!


    Daria from http://www.cinnamon-star.blogspot.com

  6. I really find it cool:)

  7. muy lindo tatuaje, se te ve muy bien!
    vives en Guadalajara? hehe yo tambien :D


  8. I love the swallow tatoos, my friends getting a cool stag under her arm!


  9. Muy lindo el tatuaje, que valiente !!!!!



  10. it looks beautifull done! Very elegant. I wish one of those would look half as good on me as it does on you!

  11. It’s absolutely beautiful!!! And you got it for all the right reasons, too :) LOVE it! <3

  12. That is beautiful! Such a gorgeous design!