Do Wrist tattoos hurt? A Bit. Are wrist tattoos worth it? A Lot. Here is photo gallery of amazing wrist tattoos designs that includes small wrist tattoos, inner wrist tattoos and word wrist tattoos.
Wrist tattoos are popular among people from all walks of life. This is because wrist is visible most of the times and you don’t have to work hard to show off. Boys and Girls who are thinking about getting their first tattoo design should choose wrist tattoos as not only other people can see them but you too can admire them. Also you will learn how tattoo fades away with time and how you can take care of it. Men and women who have already inked their body can also choose a beautiful wrist tattoo design from the photo gallery below. Here are 100 most elegant wrist tattoo designs for you:
Wrist Tattoos Ideas
1. If you want unique tattoos on wrist then one cool idea would be to have a tattoo design that is complete if both wrists are joined. For example this cage tattoos design that have cage on one wrist and flying birds on other wrist. If both wrist are joined then it would look like the birds are flying out of cage.
2.Star tattoo design are always popular. They look cooler on wrists and neck. However the number of stars that you should have is always confusing. I would suggest you to have 7 stars. 7 is very lucky number.
3. Wrists are best body part to have quote tattoos. However if you do not want a lengthy quote then you can opt for two or three words that have strong meaning. Such as this Mind Matter tattoo on wrist.
4. If you are in love and want to show case your love for your partner then wrist is probably the best place to have a tattoo. Not only it will look small and cute but will also be visible to the word. You can have a strong message inked on your wrist such as this ‘I Trust in You’.
5. Women likes to have tattoos with beautiful font so make sure that you have a strong word inked as tattoo on your wrist. Faith is surely a very strong word.
6. Here is a very cool picture tattoo on wrist. This is a tree tribal tattoo on wrist and it is inked on the perfect part and in perfect shape and size.
7. Flying bird tattoos are more popular among ladies as compared to guys. You should go for small flying bird tattoos and tribal design of birds will look even more attractive.
8. The most popular body part for couple tattoos is obviously wrist. So I will suggest you to not have wrist tattoos until you get married or committed because you might miss a very cool wrist tattoo such as this one.
9. While not everyone like to have world map tattoos but you have to agree that they make a very unique tattoo design. World map tattoos do not fall in the small wrist tattoos category but if you choose a perfect tattoo artist then you will have a very impressive design.
10. Cross tattoo designs look almost all body parts but if you like to have more visible cross tattoo design then wrist is best part.
11. Airplane tattoo designs are very unique. Not all people opt for airplane tattoos but trust me they could be the best wrist tattoos if made in small size.
12. For women wrist tattoos the most impressive tattoo design could be flower tattoos. Here is a beautiful sunflower tattoo design on female wrist.
13. Among the cool small wrist tattoos designs, anchor tattoos will look very impressive. Here is a pretty anchor tattoo along with bracelets on wrist.
14. You do not have to go for traditional tattoo design. Suppose you want to have a butterfly tattoo on wrist then you can go for a unique look such as this.
15. Another interesting couple tattoo design is the heart tattoo design and it will look more impressive if you make the heart along with angel wings.
16. Ever thought about having the 7 wonders of the world as wrist tattoo? It might be a tough tattoo design but the result will look impressive. You can have a variation by inking popular buildings and monuments.
17. Mathematical symbols make very cool tattoo designs. They could be perfect small tattoos and will look good on wrists.
18. You can also opt for twin wrist tattoos such as couple of birds or may be more cute ideas would be pretty cartoon couples.
19. Here is a cool dot tattoo designs it does not represent anything specific but it can actually look like birth marks and confuse people.
20. Among the most unique ideas for tattoos one that is getting popular is watercolour tattoo designs. Here is a watercolour tattoo design on wrist.
21. If you like emo or goth fashion then you will surely admire scary raven tattoos. You don’t have to go for big raven tattoos but rather small raven tattoos on wrist.
22. Eagle and Hawk are two of the most powerful bird species. If you are looking for attractive bird tattoos then you should consider hawk or eagle tattoo designs on wrist.
23. Here is a beautiful couple bird tattoo design. It would have looked more beautiful if the birds were closer.
24. As a wildlife lover I would like to have tattoos of wild animals. Many girls and boys too admire wild animal tattoos and here is a beautiful giraffe tattoos.
25. 3D ribbon tattoo designs will look like a bracelet on wrist and they will look amazingly beautiful.
26. Love is surely one of the most powerful word in the world. Have a beautiful tattoo of ‘love’ in beautiful fonts.
27. There are many tattoos that go wrong and then people look for cover up tattoos. Wrist is one of the most prone organ to tattoos that go wrong. So you can go for a cover up tattoo just like this one.
28. Butterfly tattoo designs look very beautiful on wrists of girls. Have a small tribal butterfly tattoo.
29. Japanese and Chinese symbols make very beautiful small tattoo designs on wrist. Hereis a beautiful symbol tattoo design on wrist.
30. Knitting is one of the favourite hobbies of women. If you too love knitting then you would surely love this medium sized knitting kit tattoo.
31. Many boys and girls like word tattoos. An interesting word tattoo design would e to have two meaningful words on both wrists. Here is a beautiful ‘Forgive’ and ‘Forget’ tattoo.
32. If you are looking for bracelet tattoos ten you can have many variations of wrist bracelet tattoos one interesting variation is music note bracelet tattoos.
33. It won’t be a good idea to have a watch tattoo on the wrist but if you are among the person who doesn’t like to wear watch on wrist then you will surely admire watch wrist tattoo.
34. Wrist tattoos have a lot of variety. You can either have small size wrist tattoos or you can go for large size wrist tattoos such as this one.
35.This is a beautiful variation of word and design tattoo. The word love is attached in a heart in this beautiful tattoo design.
36. Do you like cute temporary tattoos then you will surely like such cute little cartoon tattoos on wrist.
37. Again a beautiful twin tattoo design on the wrist. It will be a beautiful idea to have a symbol tattoo on one wrist and a quote tattoo on the other.
38. Eye tattoo are best suited on wrist, shoulder or neck. You can have different tattoo style on wrist. One interesting design would be Illuminati Eye tattoo.
39. Dreamcatcher tattoo can come in different sizes and shapes. If you are opting for a small dreamcatcher tattoo then wrist will be best position for it.
40. Here is a unique arrow tattoo design that will look beautiful on wrist. You can either opt for a colourful arrow tattoo like this or a black and white arrow tattoo.
41. Bracelet tattoo are the most popular tattoo design for wrist. But don’t go for a large bracelet tattoo. Slim bracelet tattoo will look more beautiful.
42. Although I won’t suggest you to have a similar feather tattoo design on both wrist. But here is a sample picture of two beautiful wrist tattoo design for you to choose.
43. Fish or Dolphin tattoo design will look very unique on the wrist. The will suit perfectly on girls.
44. This Key Hole Tattoo design will look more mystic and amazing if there was an eye inked in it. What you say?
45. Flower wrist tattoos should be unique as you will see many girls wearing flower tattoos. So you don’t want to have a similar wrist tattoo as your friend (or may be a stranger).
46. You can ask your tattoo artist to design the tattoo a little above wrist especially if it is a colour tattoo. This way you can protect it from sun light and water more easily.
47. Tattoo placement and size shows your cleverness on picking tattoos. For example in this image of wrist tattoo the elegant lady chose a small side wrist tattoo and she can easily show off without implying that she is seeking attention.
48. Sometimes I include not so good tattoo designs in my list so that user can understand how bad a tattoo will look if it go wrong. For example the beauty of this tattoo is ruined by the uneven text.
49. Nothing looks as beautiful and cute as a simple small wrist tattoo design. It shows that you are comfortable and confident in yourself and not looking for attention.
50. If you are a big tattoo lover then you are going to love this amazing tattoo design on wrist. There is a shade of flower on both ends of this symmetrical tattoo. You can opt for stars or sun as both will look cool.
51. Sometimes you are out of motivation and need new ideas. For such mood you should try a flying butterfly tattoo design on wrist. Trust me whenever you look at them you can feel the freedom and relaxation of those butterflies.
52. Wrist is visible all the time so make sure you do not go for a stupid tattoo design or else people will mock you.
53. If you are not open for star, sun, butterfly or flower tattoos on wrist then you should try a tattoo design of your interest. Like this woman here loves knitting so she chose for a knit ball wrist tattoo.
54. This tattoo design of key could further be improved by a heart shaped lock on other wrist. That way it will look more impressive. If you are in relationship then you can have heart lock on your partner’s wrist.
55. Many women love wearing watches or bracelet on hand. This is why they get confuse on what if the tattoo hid behind watch/bracelet. Here is a neat example of how you can wear both proudly.
56. I usually call such design the incomplete tattoo designs. But before you judge let me tell you that this tattoo design is actually smart. This will make a perfect couple tattoo design if you partner has the ‘You complete me’ design on his/her wrist.
57. Of course this best friend wrist tattoo is not meant to be on both your wrist. You can have half tattoo on your wrist and half tattoo on your friend’s wrist. That way it will look mind blowing.
58. Life line tattoos are very unique and popular tattoo ideas for couple. You can either have similar life line design or different styles but make sure they are on the same position on your wrist as your partner. It will look amazing if both have mirror image of such tattoo design.
59. Although girls too can opt for a lion tattoo design on wrist but it will look eye catching on a boy especially if he is a bodybuilder. You will get extremely motivated by such wrist tattoo design in gym. Trust Me.
60. This boat tattoo design on wrist signifies that life goes on no matter what. Such tattoo idea may not look cool to others but it will mean a lot to you as it will be a motivational source.
61. A gothic tree tattoo design like this will look good on both guys and girls. A Creative tattoo artist can work more on the palm part and make it look more impressive.
62. So many boys and girls are book lovers but this does not mean that they are nerd and do not like tattoos. If you love books too than this tattoo design will be very meaningful.
63. If I were to ink this tattoo design then I would have made music notes on the whole bracelet. If you liked this tattoo design that you too go for music notes on all bracelet.
64. That is a deep quote and this bird tattoo look pretty. Such tattoos on wrist needs a lot of care as the color will fade away if exposed to sun light or water.
65. This tattoo design looks like a cupcake of spade and clubs. You can modify with either heart and stars or heart and flowers.
66. If you want to try out some temporary wrist tattoo designs first then why not fool around and try some unique ideas. Like this girl has a camera tattoo on her wrist.
67. There are very few words that are very powerful and convey a strong message. Here is the strong word Believe. You can modify the font but make sure it is readable.
68. Sometimes you want to recall you favourite childhood moments and what would be better than your imaginary friend or animal as your wrist tattoo?
69. Zodiac sign tattoos are popular and meaningful but all in astrology most important are sun and moon. You can have unique sun and moon tattoos on your wrist.
70. When you choose flower tattoo design for your wrist then also judge about the alignment of the tattoo. Whether you want the tattoo to face toward you or away from you, also matters.
71. Teenage boys and girls like to have stylish couple tattoos on wrist. Like this couple tattoo have neat emo design on their wrist.
72. Number tattoo designs are not new. If you have interest in numerology then a good idea will be to ink your lucky number or a number important to you on your wrist. You can have that number in roman style or any other style.
73. This beautiful girl has strong word inked on her side wrist and it looks simple amazing.
74. Music note tattoo design need to be in black colour and a single music note is better than multiple music note designs.
75. Sugar candy skull tattoo designs are popular among girls but if you are guy and love sugar candy skull tattoos then you should try all black sugar candy skull tattoo.
76. Show off the geek inside you with an interesting science tattoo. What would be better than tattoo of our own solar system?
77. Usually men and women both go for tribal bird tattoos but if you are looking for a more realistic tattoo design than you should choose a particular bird and ink it.
78. This is a mix of barcode tattoo and bracelet tattoo and it will look perfect on a boy with thick forearm.
79. Even though this is a childish tattoo design but it will look cool on temporary tattoo lovers.
80. Sun and moon tattoo design are considered to be lucky. You can have on either both wrists or on just one wrist.
81. Are you fan of Valyrian steel too? If so then you will love a sword tattoo on your wrist. It will look better if it is pointing away from you.
82. Here is a unique alignment of a flower tattoo design. You can have any other small tattoo on this body part but make sure it is lengthy otherwise it will not look so graceful.
83. Even if your friends have a barcode tattoo design then too you can have a unique barcode tattoo. Just add your date of birth or any other important number below the barcode tattoo and it will be unique.
84. Even though wrist is among the most visible part on body but still you can have a secret tattoo on wrist. Ink a quote tattoo or a small tattoo design just below the watch and you can hide the tattoo with a watch or bracelet whenever you want.
85. You will rarely see a full moon tattoo. Most moon tattoos are half. If you love moon tattoo design then make sure it is bit thick because in some cultures thin moon is considered unlucky.
86. The tattoo artist probably tried to show shining star on this guy wrist but it would have looked better if there was a cluster of star or even impressive if there was a galaxy in background. It is Possible.
87. The font of this word tattoo design is very attractive. If you choose a strong word that has I or o in it then you can make their design unique by adding a star on top of I or a smiley face instead of o.
88. The most royal looking tattoo design for couples would be king and queen tattoo design. Here the girl chose the perfect position and perfect design for the queen tattoo. It will literally translate into Queen of Hearts. Isn’t it amazing?
89. This tattoo design is good but the colour choice and the word choice is poor. It would have looked better if the crown was all black and the word prince was replaced by the word King. It would have looked so much better on a boy.
90. Sometimes you just want to play with people’s mind by inking cryptic tattoos.Here is a cool Illuminati tattoo design on both wrists.
91. Wolf tattoo design looks attractive on both men and women. If you are woman then you can have the same design as shown below. If you are man then remove the girly design and neck and you will have a beast wolf.
92. Teenage boys and girls or men and women in early twenties would love this tattoo design. Although the colour faded away long before the picture was taken but I assume there was a heart as the background of Mickey and Minnie face.
93. If you like wearing bracelet and that too of a particular design then it will look unique if you have a tattoo design that is similar to your bracelet on your wrist. Give preference to a gifted bracelet as it will show the importance of the person who gifted it.
94. I will call this the stamp tattoo and this will look cute on couple. Although many will call it a symbolism of possession but if you love your partner with all your heart and soul then don’t think about people.
95. Only an experienced tattoo artist can make such design realistic. At first it looks another flower tattoo design but in reality it is modification of flower and dreamcatcher tattoo design.
96. If you are a married lady and looking for a graceful tattoo design than this bracelet tattoo will suit you the most.
97. Most people prefer to have a long wrist tattoo design. If you also like such design then opt for a quote that is long enough to cover the distance and is also meaningful.
98. This Megan fox wrist tattoo is very popular among girls. Many girls choose the yin yang variation of this tattoo design and it looks magical on wrist.
99. A Bird tattoo design such as this will look impressive for a short period of time only but it is worth it if you cannot stick to same tattoo design forever and ever.
100. There are many different styles of bracelet tattoo designs available but all popular design may not look good on you. Choose a design that suits your wrist.
Which wrist tattoo design you liked the most? Do you like side wrist tattoos or front facing wrist tattoos?