Cards - Playing cards are a popular tattoo design. They can be depicted as an Ace of Clubs or a King of Hearts and mean good luck and fate.
Catfish - A popular form of tattoo in the Japanese style, catfish are recognizable by their whiskers and can grow quite large.
Celtic Cross - Also known as the 'Wheel Cross' and owes it roots to early Christianity in Ireland. It has been adopted by many White Nationalists.
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Chains - Mostly worn by those who have been to prison. But they can also depict freedom if they are depicted as broken.
Cherries - Cherry tattoos are a very popular tattoo design being requested by a lot of females. There is something very feminine about cherry tattoos that has a certain allure and oozes sexuality and desire. This style of tattoo is done in a bright bold style is associated with new school style tattoos unlike the old school flat style of years ago
Even though a cherry is a widely used slang term for a woman's hymen, a piece of skin which covers the opening of the vagina and, contrary to popular belief, can be broken in many ways not just sex! A cherry can also be a slang term for a virgin.
If you see cherries in your dream it can symbolize honesty and truthfulness or sweetness and good fortune. To see a cherry tree in your dream can represent luck, spring, femininity, and youth.
Cherubs - Although originally from Middle Eastern culture, they have been adopted by Westerners. They are usually depicted as children on clouds and can mean protection.
Chinese Dragon - For centuries, the Chinese dragon has been a symbol of power and mystery. Depicted in countless legends, both Eastern and Western, the dragon has provoked man to fear and worship it. In medieval Europe, it was a bloodthirsty, fire-breathing figure. Its malevolence and ferociousness struck terror in all. However, in Asia, it is the contrary. The mighty dragon is a mythical beast long celebrated for its benevolence, intelligence and good will. The Chinese dragon has been a common symbol of identity for Far Eastern cultures.
In fact, Chinese people all over the world are affectionately known as 'lung de chuan ren', or the "descendants of the dragon". There are several distinct species of Chinese dragons. The Horned Dragon is considered to be the mightiest. The Celestial Dragon supports the heavens and protects the Gods. The Earth Dragon rules all of the earth. The Spiritual Dragon controls the wind and rain. The Treasure Dragon is the keeper of precious metals and gems. The Winged Dragon is the only dragon with wings. The Coiling Dragon dwells in the ocean. The Yellow Dragon is a hornless dragon known for its scholarly knowledge
Chrysanthemum - These are very popular in the Japanese style of tattoos. They were originally associated with royalty and can symbolize determination.
Claddagh - Claddagh is a place in the West of Ireland which has given its name to an Irish wedding ring depicted by a heart being held on either side by a pair of hands with a King's crown on top. The heart represents love; the hands represent friendship and the crown, devotion.
Clover - Otherwise known as four leaf clover or sometimes shamrock. The four leaf clover is very rare and is thus seen as a form of luck. It has also been adopted by White Nationalists and Aryans.
Cobras - This is a common tattoo and can mean a 'charmer'. Snakes have also been associated with youth.
Comedy and Tragedy - This is depicted as a smiling mask alongside a sad mask and is derived from Greek theater.
Compass - A popular tattoo with 'travelers' and can mean guidance to its wearer.
Confederation Flag - This is a red flag with a blue diagonal St Andrew's cross with thirteen stars. It has been adopted by white supremacists in recent years.
Cow Skull - This is a popular form of tattoo in the Native American tradition. It can remind those living of the impermanence of life.
Crips - A gang that was started in LA. Tattoos worn by Crips are usually depicted as Old English script.
Crossed Swords - These are associated with death and harkens back to pirate times. They are associated with sailor style tattoos.
Crown - This is a form of tattoo that has been popularized by the new school form of tattooing. It is depicted as a heart with a crown on top.
Crucifixion - Worn obviously by those of the Christian faith. They can be worn on the arm or as an entire back-piece and usually symbolize devotion and sacrifice.
Cupid - The god of love and is depicted as a naked winged boy with a bow and arrow being shot through a heart. It is a positive symbol associated with love, being in love or yearning.