What does a lily of the valley tattoo symbolize?


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A lily of the valley tattoo symbolizes love, and it is the flower of the second wedding anniversary. The lily of the valley is also a sign of humility and devotion.

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These flowers are also a symbol of luck in love and can serve as a sign of chastity and sweetness. The lily of the valley has a sweet fragrance and is shaped like a bell. Folklore states that the first lily of the valley grew when Eve's tears hit the ground after she and Adam were instructed by God to leave the Garden of Eden. Christian folklore also suggests that the first lilies of the valley grew from Mary's tears when she cried at the foot of Jesus' cross.

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