Lightning Bolt Tattoo

       A lightning bolt tattoo can have a variety of different meanings to the wearer of this tattoo.  As in today's use, the lightning bolt can be an indication of power and danger of electricity, it is also used to symbolize fire.  Lightning is representative of power and strength.  Other associations to lightning bolt tattoos can include intuition and spiritual enlightenment as well as inspiration.

Lightning bolt tattoos can be found displayed in designs along with clouds, the rain and or stars.  They are frequently found in combination with flames of fire.  Lighting has been said to be associated with life giving and death dealing, the spark of life and powers of fertilization.

Lightning bolt tattoos are frequently displayed in black solid streaks as well as black outlines.  The more colorful displays of this tattoo are usually found in lightning tattoos that are in combination with other designs.