Tweet Miley Cyrus has well over 20 tattoos. On her right hand alone she has 9 tattoos, though they are all tiny. Her right arm is home to an animal tooth on her bicep, Roman numerals inside her elbow, crossed arrows behind her elbow, a portrait of grandmother and an anatomical heart on her forearm, and an anchor on her wrist. The tattoo was revealed in December , when Miley was only 17 years old. The tattoo is a tribute to her friend Vanessa who died of the lung disease cystic fibrosis in and her grandfathers who both died of lung cancer.
I mean breathing — that was something none of them could do, the most basic thing. And I put it near my heart, because that is where they will always be. This tattoo was first spotted by the press in May , but Miley had actually gotten the tattoo months before, at the time her father was having a tattoo done. The tattoo and its placement on her ear signifies drowning out negative messages and only hearing the positive things.
Miley told Access Hollywood: Heart heart tattoos family tattoos Miley Cyrus has seven tattoos on her right hand. The first of these was a small outline of a heart which she had tattooed on her right pinkie finger in September This tattoo is one that is shared with every adult in her family.
Her father Billy Ray Cyrus was the first to get a heart tattoo and got his in out of his love for Miley. They were sitting in church when Miley drew a small heart on his hand, between his thumb and index finger. She wanted to take him to a tattoo parlor, and so he decided to get the heart in ink. Sister Brandi Cyrus has hers in the same spot as Billy Ray.
Brother Trace Cyrus has a solid black heart on his thumb. Cross cross tattoos religion tattoos christianity tattoos In December Miley tattooed a tiny cross on the inside of her ring finger. Miley is a Christian and often mentions her belief in God. On the side of her middle finger there was a small line which she later turned into a peace sign. This tattoo was never explained and is still a mystery. Dreamcatcher side tattoos dreamcatcher tattoos native american tattoos In February Miley had a dreamcatcher tattooed on her right side.
This is her largest tattoo to date. A friend told People Magazine: The dream catcher is to protect them. The are hung over the bed and are thought to catch bad dreams and only let good dreams through. The Cyrus family is part Cherokee and all seem to be inspired by Native American imagery. Peace Sign peace sign tattoos peace tattoos Miley has a peace sign on the side of her middle finger which was done around April Anchor anchor tattoos outline tattoos safety tattoos Miley Cyrus got an anchor tattooed on wrist by artist Fabio Satori while in Brazil on her Corazon Gitano tour in May Satori explained that the tattoo represents a feeling of safety to Miley.
She asked me something soft, I made two drawings and she chose one. Miley told her mother that she wanted something that refers to a safe port, something that reminded her that she always has a safe place to return to. The significance of the design is one of hope and a reminder to always have your feet on the ground. Karma is cause and effect that means good people will have good things happen to them while bad people will be punished. The concept comes from ancient India and is a part of a few religions including Hinduism and Buddhism.
Karma is often mentioned in Western culture in a way that is not tied to any religion but rather is a result of human interactions. We say that if you treat others well, you foster good will that will come back to benefit you. The tattoo caused criticism from opponents of gay marriage, but Miley has stood her ground about her beliefs. In a February article for Glamour magazine, she wrote: You used to be a Christian girl! Christianity is about love. The tattoos are colorful sugar skulls, a symbol associated with Mexican holiday the Day of the Dead.
Om is a sound or vibration that represents divine energy. Evil Eye knuckle tattoos eye tattoos protection tattoos In March , Miley Cyrus was spotted with a tattoo of an eye on her knuckle on her right hand index finger. Roman Numeral writing tattoos date tattoos Miley Cyrus tattooed Roman numerals on the inside of her left elbow in May This tattoo is still a bit of a mystery as Miley has not spoken about it and it is not obvious what numbers it represents.
It seems like Miley intended to represent multiple numbers, but because she combined them with no spaces there are many possibilities. The ones which make the most sense are dates. The speech talks about the difference between those who attempt to do things — and sometimes end up failing, and those who stand on the sidelines and criticize.
Miley wishes that more people, including herself, had told him how great he was when he was still alive. Maybe the tattoo is a way of making amends with those regrets? In she told MTV: I wish I would have known. But I think he knows. Crossed Arrows elbow tattoos arrow tattoos friendship tattoos Miley Cyrus has a pair of crossed arrows on the back of her right elbow, which are a Native American symbol of friendship. She got the tattoo from artist Kat Von D in January Da Vinci Heart Drawing forearm tattoos heart tattoos grayscale tattoos art tattoos Miley Cyrus added a circular emblem below the Roman Numerals on her left forearm in March The tattoo is an anatomical drawing of a human heart from two angles done by Leonardo da Vinci.
Kat Von D added a gray background and contained the drawing within a circle. This one looks to be a curved tooth bone from a cat or other animal. The tattoo is a celebration of her appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.
Crying Cat lip tattoos cat tattoos tour tattoos Miley Cyrus got a tattoo a yellow crying cat emoji on her inner lip in March while on her Bangerz Tour. Tongue finger tattoos career tattoos Miley Cyrus got a tattoo of a tongue emoji on her right middle finger during the same session as her cat tattoo in March The red ink did not stick well and what is most visible now is the curved black line which represents the mouth.
Floyd Memorial memorial tattoos dog tattoos pet tattoos Miley Cyrus paid tribute to her deceased dog Floyd with a tattoo on her side, which she had done on July 5th along with her friends Wayne Coyne and Katy Weaver. The 2-year-old dog was killed by a coyote on April 1st. What am I gonna do without him? The best place he could be was with me… where he was loved more than anything.
The latter album uses a full-color version of this tattoo design as part of the album packaging. Triangle Tattoo Miley covered up her faded tongue tattoo with an upside-down black triangle on July 27th, while her best friend Cheyne Thomas got a tattoo on his foot. The tongue tattoo is still partially visible underneath the new triangle tattoo.
He gave Miley an outline of a crescent moon on her left elbow, then Miley took hold of the tattoo gun and gave Bang Bang a replica of the design on his thumb. She filled the heart on her pinkie with galaxy print, transformed the triangle on her middle finger into a slice of watermelon, and colored the eye on her ring finger. Watermelon Tattoo traditional tattoos food tattoos Miley had her triangle knuckle tattoo redone yet again as part of her session with Lauren Winzer on October 14th, The tattoo started out as a tongue emoji, but when the red ink faded Miley covered it with an outline of a triangle.
Cat Tattoo Miley Cyrus got this gray cat head tattoo on her left elbow from artist Lauren Winzer on October 14th,