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Tattoo Center. Celtic Viking Tattoo Designs. Celtic and Viking tattoos are often intertwined because of the influence each had on each other during medieval times. The Celts wore their tattoos proudly and when the Vikings came to conquer their lands, they too took up the habit of wearing body art and adornments. Viking designs are typically swastikas and crosses. The triskeles are a design that has three arms or a triangle symbol in elaborate swirls.
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Though a Viking tattoo may be a helmet adorned with horns, historical evidence does not point to the fact that the Vikings ever donned this type of head gear. Typically, a Viking tattoo is one that combines the beauty of both the Celtic and the Scandinavian people. You should be forewarned that most Viking tattoo symbols are attractive to the white supremacists and skin head groups.
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The swastika though a Scandinavian symbol was taken by Hitler for his army and the symbol of his movement that targeted Jews, gypsies and other undesirables. So before you get a Viking tattoo, be sure that it is not one that is popular among the racist groups so that you are not mistaken for one of them. You can easily display your national heritage with any number of the Celtic tattoo designs because as we mentioned earlier, the two cultures intertwined their pictures and symbols.