O unicorn is a mythological being, with the body of a horse and spiraling horn, always associated with positive things, such as inner strength, intuition, magic and fantasy. According to some legends, the magical being is docile, but very difficult to see.
It is said that virgin women are more likely to touch them and are the only ones capable of taming them. This fact ended up making the animal a symbol of chastity in Christianity, related to the Virgin Mary.
Another myth of these beings is that they are able to feed on clouds and sunbecause they are pure enough substances. Besides this fact, they have the ability to transform impure things into shiny matter, full of light and life.
In China, it is recognized as one of the four sacred animals, along with the dragonthe phoenix, and the tortoise. Chinese legend says that the unicorn appears from the sky at times of great prosperity, signaling that luck is on the way.
Nowadays, it is a very present figure in fashion, in booksThey are very popular among children and adults alike, represented with many colors, brightness, and joy.
It also became a major LGBTQIA+ symbol, linked to the causes for the fight for diversity after singer Lady Gaga tattooed a unicorn along with the phrase "Born This Way", a song that talks about self-love and self-liberation.
Meaning of Unicorn Tattoo:
- Inner Strength
- Geek Culture
- Good Luck