The peace symbol, one of the most famous in the world, was created in 1958 by Gerald Holtom, a British artist and designer, during protests against the construction of nuclear weapons in England.
According to the artist, the symbol is composed of the letter D (disarmament) and N (Nuclear) in a semaphore code, with a circle around it representing the planet. His goal was to represent the despair he felt at that moment.
For Holtom, the symbol can also be seen as a body, with hands flattened in agony and despair. His inspiration was Goya's painting "Three of May 1808".
Later, the symbol had the most diverse transformations, always associated with pacifist and humanitarian causes. Today it is considered a symbol of universal peace.
Meaning of Peace Symbol Tattoo:
- End of wars
- End of conflicts
- End of prejudices
- Positive thoughts
- End of oppression
- End of tyranny