Scorpio is the eighth sign in the Zodiac and ruled by the god Pluto. Anyone born between October 23rd and November 21st carries the sign of the Scorpion. The legend of Scorpio originates from Greek mythology; Hera the god of women known for her jealous and unforgiving nature summoned this beast to kill Orion “the huntsmen” to settle a begrudging conflict. After killing Orion, Scorpio received its place in the stars and was promoted to lord of the underworld. People that ware Scorpio tattoos are said to be mysterious and erotic, and have a darker side to their personality.
The most commonly seen tattoo image that represents the sign is the letter M with circled sides signifying the stinger tail of the scorpion. Others decide to ink actual images of scorpions and use very intimidating designs that tell onlooker to be cautious of their wearer’s disposition. Colors are usually menacing and done in deep reds or jet black, sometimes a wearer will place softer images around the scorpion to help dilute the aggressive nature of this ancient arachnid.
Scorpio tattoo are very unique in the sense that they can portray personality traits associated with the beast, and also a person’s place in the heavens. Watch-out for people with Scorpio tattoos, as they can often be as venomous as the stingers in their counterparts.