50 Gorgeous Dreamcatcher Tattoos Done Right

Bad dreams be gone.

This delightful design.

Intricate Dreamcatcher Tattoo Design

Bold lines and subtle shading give this blackwork piece a bold appearance. (Photo: Val)

These wisps of white ink.

White Ink Dreamcatcher Tattoo

A little off subject, but the webbing of this piece really reminds one of the intro graphics that play before the TV show The Big Bang Theory. Coincidence? (Photo: Eddie Molina)

This blackwork compass design.

Blackwork Dreamcatcher Tattoo Design

Another bold black design that really stands out from the light-toned skin. A nautical compass design occupies the lower hoop. (Photo: Dark Age)

Another amazing dotwork design.

Dotwork Dreamcatcher Tattoo Design

We believe this dreamcatcher is done entirely in dotwork but upon closer inspection it might just be stylized shading. (Photo: Cristiano Fernandes)

This forearm tat.

Best Forearm Dreamcatcher Tattoo

While it goes without saying, dreamcatchers were constructed with the belief that they trapped, or warded off evil spirits the way a spiderweb catches insects. There is also the belief that dreamcatchers filter out the bad dreams only letting the good dreams in. (Photo: Maneki Neko)

This mandala flower.

Panda Flower Dreamcatcher Tattoo

A beautiful design, yet not everyones cup of tea. 😉 (Photo: Sharnie)

This black bird.

Dreamcatcher Tattoo Design on Ribs

Traditional dreamcatchers are often decorated with images of birds, like this example here with a black bird perched on the willow hoop. (Photo: Mala Mi)

This heart-shaped hoop.

Heart-Shaped Willow Hoop Dreamcatcher Tattoo

Dreamcatchers come in a variety of different shapes and sizes. Each tribe had it’s own style of design which usually was evident in the shape of the willow hoop. However, no tribes were known to use a heart-shaped design. (Photo: Black Cat)

This naturalistic piece.

Nature Dreamcatcher Tattoo Design

Soft lines and shading stay within Anna’s trademark elegant style. (Photo: Anna Bravo)