Lady Luck - Most commonly associated with gambling because of the depiction of a scantily clad lady with dice, cards and sometimes a horse-shoe.
Lakshmi - In the Hindu belief Lakshmi is the wife of Vishnu and is depicted as a compassionate mother. She is usually shown with four arms of which the top two hold a lotus flower and also standing on a lotus. The lotus flower is recognized as the embodiment of spiritual perfection.
Leprechaun - Leprechauns are 'the little people' of Ireland and have powers to grant wishes and possess a 'pot 'o gold'. They are feisty and do not hand over their wishes or gold too easy. Leprechauns as tattoos are popular particularly with Irish Americans and are not really requested by natives of Ireland as they are seen to be 'plastic' or not really authentically Irish.
Lesbian Love - This is two female symbols interlocked. The symbol for female is a circle with a cross pointing downwards.
Lighthouse - A welcome sight for seafarers and has come to mean safety and protection. The light in the lighthouse can also mean guidance giving direction to those off course.
Lily - Lilies are known for purity and chastity and are also associated with death being a common flower at funerals.
Lion - Lions are the 'king of the jungle' and project strength. They are sometimes depicted in their natural state or in emblems and national motifs particularly English.
Lion with Sword - This is a Middle Eastern symbol for royalty and power and is a popular tattoo choice.
Lizard - Lizards are a popular tattoo choice in the Hawaiian and Polynesian tradition. They can be depicted like the gecko or as more in a tribal style of tattoo.
Lotus - Lotus flowers alongside roses are probably the flower with the most meaning associated with it. In many belief systems they express spiritual purity mainly because they are so beautiful and can grow in the murkiest of water. There are many different varieties of lotus flowers and they are usually depicted in Buddhist or Hindu style tattoos.
Love and Hate - These are usually spelled out on the tops of each finger so that they are visible when a fist is made. As tattoos they are usually associated with 'common types' and criminals.
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