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What is the symbolism of a key tattoo?

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A key tattoo can carry connotations of both freedom and imprisonment. It can be the key to the heart or the key unlocking the door to new eras.

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The placement of the key, type of key and other details can change the meaning of the tattoo.

  • A key with a lock can mean the key to the heart. It can also mean the key to unlocking a secret or something that is being kept secret.
  • A key on one area with a lock in another may indicate that someone is still searching for love.
  • A skeleton key by itself can have a very personal meaning known only to the wearer.
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