The fleur-de-lis is an example of a symbol that remains in many cultures even over the centuries. It was closely associated with the nobility of royalty, in their coats of arms and emblems. Over time, it was used in architecture, in religious arts, in various flags and fraternities.
Originally from Mexico, it is a flower that grows alone in rocky or drier soils and, therefore, considered very resistant, what flourishes even in adverse conditions.
Its central petal, which points upwards, is compared to a compass, which points to the north, and therefore is also used as a scout symbol, associated with the loyalty, altruism and companionship.
Due to its shape, composed of three petals, it is a symbol of some religious groups, such as Freemasonry, Alchemy and Christianity. Its petals would be a representation of the principle tripod on which they are based.
Definition of Fleur-de-Lis tattoos:
- spiritual renewal
- Holy Trinity
- brotherhood bond