Saturday, February 25, 2012

Angelina Jolie Tattoos

Angelina Jolie Tattoos Style

Angelina Jolie is a famous actress, Jolie achieved international fame for her portrait of videogame heroine Lara Croft in 2001 and since then established herself as one of the best known and highest paid actresses in Hollywood.

Angelina Jolie also hands down the most famous tattooed celebrity in the world. She's regularly featured in celebrity news magazines and websites with one of her new tattoo designs. Jolie has at least a dozen tattoos, her tattoos are a reflection of her personality, exotic and with more than just a hint of dangerous sensuality.

When shooting a film, her tattoos are covered with makeup. Each one of her tattoos have a special meaning.

Here's an overview with pictures of Angelina Jolie's tattoos:

Angelina Jolie pics
Angelina Jolie 

"Know Your Right"

1This Gothic letter tattoo between her shoulder blades says "Know Your Rights". It's the title of a song of her favorite band.
Here's a look-see at the tattoo:


Buddhist Pali Incantation

2This tattoo on her left shoulder blade was, just like the tiger tattoo, done by tattoo artist Sompong Kanhphai in a hotel in Pathum Thani, 16 miles north of Bangkok. It is a Buddhist Pali incantation written in Khmer script, the language of Cambodia. It is there to protect her and her adopted Cambodian son Maddox from bad luck.

Here's a look-see at the tattoo:
angelina-jolie-khmer-tattoos pics

Here's the translation:

May your enemies run far away from you.
If you acquire riches, may they remain yours always.
Your beauty will be that of Apsara.
Wherever you may go, many will attend,
serve and protect you, surrounding you on all sides.

Geographical Coordinates

angelina jolie tattoos pics3These numbers are the geographical coordinates (longitudes and latitudes) from the locations where Angelina Jolie children first entered her life.
Here's a look-see at the tattoo:

N11° 33' 00" E104° 51' 00" : the place in Cambodia where Angelina Jolie's eldest son Maddox was born.

N09° 02' 00" E038° 45' 00" : the place in Ethiopia were her daughter Zahara was born.

S22° 40' 26" E014° 31' 40" : the place in Namibia (Swakopmund) where Angelina gave birth to her biological daughter with Brad Pitt, Shiloh (Hebrew for "the peaceful one"), was born.

N10° 46' 00" E106° 41' 40" : the place in Vietnam where Angelina's son Pax Thien was born.

The coordinates tattoo covers the place where the dragon tattoo and name of her ex husband Billy Bob used to be before they got lasered off. You can still see the dragon a bit.


4This Arabic script tattoo on Angelina Jolie's right arm means "Determination". It covers up the abstract lines tattoo she had done together with her ex Billy Bob Thornton.
Here's a look-see at the tattoo:
angelina-jolie-arabic-tattoos pics


5This tattoo on her left underarm is the Roman number 13 (XIII). She had it done because she doesn't believe in superstitions.

Later she had V MCMXL added to the tattoo. 13 May 1940 is the date when Winston Churchill gave a famous speech, in which he said: "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat".

Here's a look-see at the tattoo:
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Angelina Jolie - SALT 

Rune Style Tattoo

6The letter H on her left wrist. This tattoo, on the inside of Angelina Jolie's left wrist, is reminiscent of a rune, and is the letter H. It is alleged that Angelina got it to signify her then boyfriend, Timothy Hutton, but now she says it is for her brother, James Haven.

Here's a look-see at the tattoo:

A Prayer for the Wild at heart, Kept in Cages

7This tattoo on Jolie's left arm are the words of Tennessee Williams (her favourite poet):

"A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages"

Angelina Jolie had this tattoo done in the presence of her mother.

Here's a look-see at the tattoo:

Cross Tattoo

8This cross tattoo covers the little dragon with the blue tongue she had done in Amsterdam. Next to it is a phrase in Latin:

"Quod me nutrit me destruit", meaning "What nourishes me, destroys me."

Angelina Jolie had the cross tattoo done the day before she married Johnny Lee Miller in 1995. In her own words: "It was all symbolic, and it was a good thing, nothing dark."

Here's a look-see at the tattoo :

Bengal Tiger Tattoo

9This is a 12-inch long, 8-inch wide Bengal tiger tattoo on her lower back. It was done in Bangkok on July 8, 2004, during a 2 hour session by tattoo artist Sompong Kanhphai who also blessed it by chanting an ancient hymn.

Sompong also did her Khmer tattoo. She had this tattoo done to celebrate her Cambodian citizenship.

Before Jolie has tiger tattoo, she had 3 tattoos on her lower back: a tribal, a blue window and a tribal dragon. But, now the tribal dragon is now partly covered by the tiger tattoo. The tiger's tail covers her blue window tattoo.

The tiger tattoo was done in the traditional Thai tattoo style with a manual needle.

Here's a look-see at the tattoo:
angelina-jolie-tige- tattoo-pics

Other Angelina Jolie Tattoos

There are 3 more tattoos, but there are no pictures of them:

  • Angelina Jolie had a tattoo below her naval which is probably removed. It depicted energy waves. She had it done in 1998 by Daemon Rowanchilde @ Urban Primitive Body Design.
  • She has a tattoo in the pubic area referring to Billy Bob Thornton.
  • Angelina has the letter M tattooed on the palm of her hand, a remembrance for her mother Marcheline Bertrand, who passed away.
  • Rumors are that Angelina Jolie has a new tattoo somewhere, in dedication for Brad Pitt.
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Angelina Jolie - Wanted


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