From classic birth clocks to creative designs, there are so many birth clock tattoo ideas to choose from.
I adore designing birth clock tattoos as there is so much love and meaning attached to these tattoos. I have spent a lot of time working on various designs, customizing them so that they are perfectly suited to each parent. Now I can show you the designs that may be the perfect match for you too!
Let's check them out.
Here are the top birth clock tattoo designs that you can choose from.
If you're looking for more traditional birth clock tattoo ideas, you are in luck, as there are quite a few to select from.
As the name suggests, these clock tattoos feature traditional clocks - pocket watches mostly. You can choose a clock tattoo design that is more simplistic - these work well if you like more subtle clock tattoos.
There is no need to be minimalistic with your birth clock design, however. Your clock tattoo can have as much detail as you desire such as with a rose clock tattoo.
It doesn't matter which birth clock tattoo idea you prefer as there are plenty of choices available.
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If you are all about clean lines, look at this gorgeous forearm clock tattoo. While the design is clean, this tattoo offers plenty of detail at the same time, giving you the best of both worlds.
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In case you love antique pieces, you will absolutely love this birth clock tattoo design. The shading as well as little details as the hands of the clock and the chain take this body art to the next level.
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Speaking of the vintage look, just check out this clock tattoo design. There is just so much attention to detail here, right down to the little cracks in the bezel. This is a great example of how broken clock tattoos can be used in a positive light, for creative license.
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By itself, a classic birth clock tattoo may not seem all that personal. After all, those could be anyone's details inked on your body.
This is why many people choose to add a name along with the clock tattoo design. Or, they may include the date of birth.
Of course, it is just as common to include both the name and date of birth
If you prefer a birth clock tattoo with name alone, here are the clock tattoo designs to choose from.
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In case you want to keep things simple with your child's birth clock tattoo, here is a good one for you. The banner where the names are included help to take this arm clock tattoo to the next level.
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If you are on the lookout for spiritual birth clock tattoo ideas with a name, this will be great inspiration. The clouds and the heavenly light really set the tone for this chest clock tattoo. Not to mention, the clock tattoo design is paired with adorable baby footprints.
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This is certainly an interesting idea for a half sleeve clock tattoo. At first glance, the ram may not seem very significant but in the bible, the ram is associated with wisdom, guidance, and protection.
So, having this alongside your birth clock tattoo design can be quite meaningful. As an added bonus, the name is beautifully imprinted inside the face of the clock.
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If you want traits like strength and power to be associated with your child, a lion clock tattoo may be a better fit here.
Want just the clock and the date on your ink? Here some tattoos for you:
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Want a name and date for your clock design? There are several ways to achieve this design.
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If you like, the date or the name could be front and center like with this arm clock tattoo:
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In this case, the name is more visible while the date has been inked into the face of the clock:
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Here are the other birth clock tattoos that you can show your tattoo artist:
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What's really cool about these tats are the designs for the dates. They are so unique and there is a lot of attention to detail. If you're looking for tattoo ideas that are really unusual, this is definitely the designs to check out.
Let's face it, when it comes to your baby's birth, you want to remember and cherish every little detail. If this is how you feel, here are the designs to consider when getting a birth clock tattoo.
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If you're like a lot of people, you probably have more than one child. If so, you can't just commemorate one child's birth - you have to celebrate them all.
This is where the multiple clock tattoo idea comes in. You get one clock tattoo for each of your kids.
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If you like forearm tattoos, this is definitely a birth clock design to check out. It is absolutely stunning and takes the vintage feel of the pocket watches to the next level.
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This is yet another exquisite example of multiple clock tattoos. It is wonderful how the flowers and the watches demand equal attention.
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Here is a one on each hand clock tattoo idea to show to your tattoo artist. As the clock tattoo designs are on the wrist, this tattoo can be extra special as it is so visible.
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If you are looking for the latest tattoo ideas, you aren't going to want something that is quite so classic.
In this case, a heart clock tattoo is such a great idea. Here, the clocks are in the shape of hearts. This is a symbol of how much you love your children and how you carry them close to your heart wherever you go.
You will absolutely love this birth clock tattoo if you are looking for an ornamental clock tattoo design. Details such as the delicate outline of the clock as well as the chain-like strands dripping from the watches make it stand out.
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Here are some other heart clock tattoo ideas that you can draw inspiration from:
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If you're tired of the same old clock designs, you will be on the lookout for something different or unusual - something more in line with your personality or preferences.
If this is the case, here are the birth clock tattoo design ideas you should be checking out.
In these instances, the clocks don't really resemble traditional clocks. Instead, it is more about capturing the essence of the clock design and choosing other elements to help take it to the next level:
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This compass tattoo is especially trippy but still a wonderful option for something entirely different:
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A birth clock tattoo includes a clock with the time of birth included. It is usually a souvenir of a child's birth.
Naturally, this kind of tattoo can also include plenty of other elements.
The most common type of body art with this concept is the pocket watch tattoo idea. However, a more a modern take on this can involve a digital clock tattoo.
Clock tattoos are almost always related to time. However, the actual meaning behind clock tattoos can differ.
In some cases, getting a clock tattoo inked on you can be a reminder of the passage of time. Some use this is as a way to remind themselves to live life to the fullest.
On the other hand, if you feel like time has little or no meaning to you or you are constantly losing track of it, a melting clock tattoo may be better suited to you.
If you want to remind yourself of purpose and direction as well as the passing of time, then a compass clock tattoo will be perfect.
A digital clock tattoo could be a way of looking towards and focusing on the future instead of the past.
If you want your clock tattoo to have a more mystical or spiritual meaning, you may get an eye clock tattoo. This is linked to the watchful eye of God although some people associate it with being able to see into the afterlife as well.
People choose to get clock tattoos to mark death as well. It could be a reminder that death comes for us all. In this instance, you may see a skull clock tattoo. Or, it could be a memorial - a broken clock tattoo may indicate just this.
In the case of a birth child clock tattoo, this is a happy memory. After all, most people admit that their lives changed the moment their child was born. They all claim to have felt love and a special bond unlike anything else.
Wouldn't you want to commemorate something so powerful and beautiful in the form of your child's birth time?
There is no difference between a clock tattoo on a guy or a girl. At the end of the day, this tattoo deals with life, death, or time.
That being said, you have to appreciate that everyone attaches their own meaning to the tattoo. In some cases, other elements of the tattoo may reveal what this is.
For one thing, clock tattoos look really cool. For another, it's something that everyone can relate to.
Everyone is fully aware of how time marches on and that there is nothing we can do about it. We are also equally aware of how certain moments in time are so precious that they need to be captured as a tattoo.
Here are some of the best clock tattoos you can find. Now that you know exactly what the options are, all you have to do is to find one that is the perfect fit for you and your child.