Sugar Skull Tattoo , Typically the sugar skull is not a very common tattoo, but the sugar skull tattoo meaning is quite extreme. It has a whole lot of meaning in Mexican culture and is the main symbol representing Dia de los Muertos or Time of the Dead. Forefathers who have passed away are represented by clay moldedsugar skulls which are painted and decorated, the names of the departed are added to the forehead of the head and then the skull is put on the grave stone to encourage the departed loved one to appear on the Day of the Dead.
Sugar head tattoos are generally quite large because they contain a lot of detail and color that is not clear in a smaller moderate sized tattoo. Sugar Skull Tattoo , If you have just one sugar skull, you can have whatever size you like, but if you have more than one it generally represents time of the people whom you are commemorating. The smaller skulls usually represent those of children as the greater skulls are those of adults.