Nowadays tattoos with an image of butterflies are very popular because they emphasize personality, unique style, femininity and emotional state of harmony of their owners. In ancient times, the butterfly was a signifier of the soul, which meant immortality, rebirth. The basis for this image’s interpretation is the insect’s life cycle. In mythology, the butterfly is often compared to the Great Goddess, Mother, ruling over all life on earth and in heaven.
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