Paying tribute to mother figures in the form of a heart and banner is classic old-school tattooing. A red heart symbolizes keeping loved ones close, especially when far apart. The physical process of sitting through a session helps some to honor this deep-felt appreciation fully. And this act of love has certainly stuck around, and taken on new form — some making use of handwritten letters, photographed portraits, or matching designs. In celebration of Mother’s Day, here are a few favorite mom tattoos done by artist Candeeo, as folks have come in to pay homage to a mother in their life over the years.
A rose and monarch butterfly in honor of Mom's birthday.
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