All-Seeing Eye - The all-seeing eye is depicted as an eye surrounded by beams of light. It is found in a number of different cultures. It can symbolize the third eye, extra sensory perception or spiritual insight. It is also a symbol used to ward off evil spirits in other cultures.
Amulet - An amulet is a form of Talisman used to protect the wearer from harm whether physical or psychic harm. It is comes in many different forms depending on the culture. For example Egyptian amulets were represented by a scarab and in Europe a rabbit leg was carried for protection. Many people get amulets tattooed because of the permanence and constant closeness of the amulet.
Angels - Angels manifest in practically all cultures in some form or other and represent higher beings beyond the physicality of the material world. They are usually depicted as guardians, guides, protectors and intermediaries between this world and the higher dimensions. They can take on the form of archangels like Michael and can be seen holding a sword or as playing music.
Ankh - Is a form of cross and goes back thousands of years to Egyptian culture. It is also known as the key of life or the key of the Nile and is associated with sexual union.
AB - Short for the Aryan Brotherhood which is a prison gang and White Supremacist organization. Its main beliefs are of the superiority of the white race over all other races. The types of tattoos common to the Aryan Brotherhood are the Celtic cross, the shamrock or other Nazi insignia.
Aso - A mythical animal which is a cross between a dog and dragon and serves as a protective symbol against malevolent spirits. It originated amongst the indigenous people of Borneo known as the Dayak.
Aztec Sun - The Aztecs believed that four suns were created in four different eras. The sun was believed to be the giver and taker of life and the Aztecs frequently sacrificed people to the gods of these four suns.