Ganesh - Hindu god depicted as a person with an elephants head. Ganesh is imbued with many different meanings from protection to righteousness. Tattoos of Ganesh can be very detailed and are usually placed on the back.
Gargoyles - Gargoyles are architectural features found on gothic style buildings. They were originally intended as spouts for run off of rain from roofs. They are usually depicted as scary looking creatures which scare away evil spirits.
Gay Love Symbol - This is the symbol for males interlinked and is popular amongst gay wishing to express their love for other men.
Gecko - A lizard whose tail grows back if pulled off. For this reason they symbolize re-growth and luck.
Geisha - Geishas or 'Art Girls' are women who were trained to entertain men. Much too popular misconceptions, they are not women of ill repute. They are usually dressed immaculately and wear heavy white make up. As tattoos they are depicted holding a fan and are popular in Japanese forms of tattoos.
Gnome - Gnomes were originally a Middle Eastern mythical creature but have become popular in Nordic and Celtic mythology. They are usually depicted as dwarf like men with pointy red hats sheltering under brightly colored toadstools.
Goblins - The goblin is well known in European folklore and is perceived as being a bad tempered and ugly little creature, particularly the hob goblin. They differ from gnomes in that they are usually troublemakers.
Grapes - Grapes are associated with Dionysus the Greek god of wine. They are usually placed as an arm band or creeping up the arm or leg.
Graffiti - Graffiti is considered by some to be modern art and by others to be defacing property. In ways, it mirrors the way people view tattoos which can be either positive or negative.
Greek-Russian Orthodox Cross - This differs from the standard Christian cross in that it has a smaller bar above the main bar, possibly representing the inscription and a smaller diagonal bar possibly used as a footrest which may have become dislodged.
Griffin - A mythical beast which is a cross between an eagle and a lion. Its head is an eagle and lower body that of a lion. In the Middle East it was associated with a religion called Zoroastrianism but it was also used by Christians to symbolize the dual nature of Christ.
Grim Reaper - Is an impending figure depicted as a hooded skeleton carrying a scythe. The scythe is used to 'harvest' human souls.
Guevara, Che - Although Che Guevara was a symbol of violent struggle and communism he has ironically become a popular symbol in societies were capitalism is the order of the day. Depicted with a black beret with the star it has become an iconic symbol and a popular form of tattoo.
Gun - Guns are a popular form of tattoo amongst those who have served time in prison for violent crimes involving guns. But they have been adopted by neo traditionalists in the American school of tattoos. They can be worn by males and females and are usually placed on the chest or abdomen of either sex.