The turtle is a symbol of endurance and persistence in many cultures. The turtle also symbolizes the Earth in many cultures, such as Native American legends. More »

Turtle doves symbolize love and faithfulness because they mate for life, work together to build nests and raise their young together. They are immortalized in literary and poetic works, such as the Old Testament, and art... More »

Many of the meanings associated with Polynesian tattoos extend from what the particular design is referencing. For example, designs may depict the tiki, shells, the Marquesan cross, the sun, the ocean or shark teeth, wit... More »

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Fire's symbolic meaning varies in different cultures, but it is often linked to destruction and fear. Because of fire's seemingly magical qualities, it has captivated people for thousands of years. More »

In some cultures, people believe that birthmarks predict future traits of an infant. For example, some believe that a birthmark on the baby's foot is an indication that she will travel a lot as an adult, while a mark on ... More »

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Imagery of dead birds can have several different meanings in a variety of cultures, but the most common application is symbolic of a loss of freedom. Due to the fact that birds are not Earth-bound like humans, they tend ... More »

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Turtle doves symbolize love and faithfulness because they mate for life, work together to build nests and raise their young together. They are immortalized in literary and poetic works, such as the Old Testament, and art... More »