10 Best Sun Tattoos: Best Ideas for Sun Tattoos

10 Best Sun Tattoos Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

10 Best Sun Tattoos: Best Ideas for Sun Tattoos

The mighty sun.  It gives life, illuminates the darkness, and shines bright as a beacon of hope. Sun gods like Ra and Apollo were revered and sacrificed to because of the mythic and real power the sun contains and represents.

As our small offering to gods, we put together our list of the 10 Best Sun Tattoo ideas. These sun tattoo ideas pay homage to the gods of the past and modern day sun worshipers alike. With a sun tattoo for everyone’s taste.

So, get outside, catch some rays, and don’t forget your sunscreen, as you enjoy our list of the 10 Best Sun Tattoo Ideas …


#10: Line Work Sun and Wave Tattoo

A simple and clean design that is very visually appealing. This tattoo is perfect for the minimalist sun worshiper that wants to express their love for the sun and sea without anything unnecessary.

Simple Line Work Sun Tattoo and Waves Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Ryan

#9: Sun and Clouds Thigh Tattoo

Another line work sun tattoo, but this sun tattoo has some added flare. The rays of the sun blaze out behind the clouds as the rest of the sky is filled with brilliant sparkles, like a living firework.

Sun and clouds Thigh Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Tacho

#8: Small Sun Ear Tattoo

The simple and universally recognizable design of the sun makes it perfect for tattooing in smaller locations.  Whether thats the finger, the face, or hidden in the ear like the small sun tattoo below.

Small Sun Ear Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon

#7: Cultural Sun Tattoos

Cultural sun tattoos are a great idea, as they represent not only the sun, but they have special meanings specific to that culture. For example, the Filipino sun tattoo represents liberty, and the eight sun rays represent the first eight provinces that revolted against the Spanish. 

Filipino Sun Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Ryan

#6: Cartoon Sun Tattoo

The sun makes us happy, cartoons make us happy, tattoos make us happy. Get the trifecta of happiness by getting yourself a cartoon sun tattoo! Then you will be living your days as content as the cartoon sun looks in the tattoo below.

Black and Red Sun Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Summer

#5: Dreamcatcher Sun Tattoo

Dreamcatchers were designed as web to catch bad dreams and keep them out. This dreamcatcher tattoo flips the script by catching the good dreams, like idyllic sunset. The combo of the magic of the sun and the dreamcatcher, really give this sun tattoo an uncanny feel.

Dream Catcher Sun Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Summer

#4: Sun and Moon as One Tattoo

The symbiotic relationship of the sun and moon is represented perfectly in this tattoo, with the sun and moon both contained within one another. They are the yin and yang, night and day, the balance that is life and the universe.

Sun and Moon Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon

#3: Decorative Sun and Moon Tattoo

Another take on the yin and yang of the sun and moon, the sun and moon in this tattoo however, are separated, not contained within one another. This artistic choice shows that the two, although working together, are separate entities.

Decorative Sun and Moon Tattoos Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Summer

 

#2: Sun Tarot Card Tattoo 

This tarot card style sun tattoo shows a sun goddess bathing in the sunlight with the words 'le soleil', meaning sun or sunlight. This sun tattoo invokes the feeling of the mystical with its imagery, colors, and the ancient style of the tattoo.

Sun Tarot Card Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Summer

#1: Beach Sunset Tattoo

We will end our sun tattoo list with something that signals the end of every day, the setting sun. This traditional sunset tattoo really transports us to a warm beach digging our toes in sand, sipping on a cold drink, as we watch the setting sun slowly melt into to ocean.

Beach Sunset Tattoo Best Sun Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Sara


We hope this list shined some light on some new sun tattoo ideas for you. What were your favorite sun tattoo ideas? Would you have added in any sun tattoo ideas? Let us know in the comments below.

If one of these sun tattoos brightened your day and you want to see that light everyday, make sure to book your tattoo at Mr. Inkwells Tattoos. Where one of our amazing artists can design you a sun tattoo that will outshine all others.

See you soon!

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