Golden ratio tattoo

Golden Ratio Tattoo: 30 Ideas Of The Most Mystical Symbol In Our Universe

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Golden ratio tattoo at first may seem just as a simple spiral, but it has a very profound meaning. But of course, despite the mathematical and geometrical background, it is a beautiful tattoo. No matter how we put it – body art is all about visuals. If it doesn’t look good, no one will want to get it on their body. So, the golden ratio is a beautiful image that looks great on both men and women. But let’s take a more in-depth look at its history and origin.

Watercolor golden spiral tattoo on the left forearm
Watercolor golden spiral tattoo on the left forearm

History of the golden ratio

At first glance, this famous symbol that you have probably seen before looks nothing more than a simple spiral. But, apart from being an awesome tattoo, it also has a profound meaning. You may also have learned about it at school as the Fibonacci spiral, the golden spiral or the golden number.

Delicate tattoo of a divine proportion on the left inner arm
Delicate tattoo of a divine proportion on the left inner arm

The golden ratio is a mathematical formula. You can find it when you divide a line into two parts in a way that the whole line separated by the shorter piece is also equal to the shorter part divided by, the longer part. This sequence of numbers goes on to the infinity.

Handpoked golden spiral tattoo
Hand-poked golden spiral tattoo

We can find this number repeating throughout the history. The length of each side of the Giza pyramids base is close to the golden ratio. Also, we can see it on the proportions of the rectangle which forms the golden spiral. Because of this ratio, the square is the most visually satisfying geometric form of all.

Fibonacci spiral tattoo on the left inner forearm
Fibonacci spiral tattoo on the left inner forearm

During the Renaissance, many artists used the golden ratio as the basis for their paintings, buildings and other artworks. Leonardo Davinci used the ratio in his famous painting of the Last Supper, Mona Lisa and Vitruvian Man.

Golden ratio and fibonacci spiral tattoo on the wrist
The golden ratio and the Fibonacci spiral tattoo on the wrist

You can also find the golden ratio in many other forms of science and nature. For example hurricanes, spiral galaxies, pinecones, flower petals, shells, tree branches, our fingers and even DNA. These and many other objects in our universe display the Fibonacci sequence. If you want to learn more about this incredible symbol, check out this excellent article at livescience.com.

Golden fibonacci spiral tattoo on the right inner forearm
Golden Fibonacci spiral on the right inner forearm

What does the golden ratio tattoo mean?

As you can see, this is a symbol that repeats throughout the whole universe. So, a golden spiral is a symbol of wholeness. It is a connection between us and every other thing around us. Because of it, we all exist in one harmonious system. So, it is a perfect choice for spiritual people. If you like to think about the cosmos and how everything connects, – a tattoo fo a golden spiral is for you. From another perspective, it’s a symbol of pure science. So, at the same time, it represents both the mystic and scientific worlds.

Geometric golden spiral tattoo on the right shoulder blade
Geometric golden spiral tattoo on the right shoulder blade

Golden ratio tattoo ideas

It’s one of those tattoo types that looks great on both men and women. Because of its simple and minimalistic form, you can ink it on almost every part of your body. The best size of golden ratio tattoo is middle or smaller. A tiny version of this tattoo will be difficult to see, and a large scale will look too stretched. Take a look at our collection below. We hope you’ll find that one idea for your next tattoo!

Minimalist style golden spiral tattoo on the arm
Minimalist style golden spiral tattoo on the arm
Golden ratio tattoo for the architects
Golden ratio tattoo for the architects
Black tattoo of a fibonacci spiral with mimosa pudica and aloe vera by rebecca o'quinn
Black Fibonacci spiral with the Shameplant and Aloe Vera by Rebecca O’quinn
Golden proportion shell tattoo on the clavicle bone
Golden proportion shell tattoo on the clavicle bone
3d golden ratio tattoo with a plant
3D golden ratio tattoo with a plant
Dotwork style golden spiral tattoo
Dot-work style golden spiral tattoo
Sacred geometry and fibonacci spiral dotwork style tattoo
Sacred geometry and Fibonacci spiral dot-work style tattoo
Fibonacci sequence golden number and spiral tattoo
The Fibonacci sequence golden number and the golden spiral
The great wave of kanagawa and golden ratio tattoo
The great wave of Kanagawa and golden ratio tattoo
Negative space golden proportion tattoo on the arm
Negative space golden proportion tattoo on the arm
Dotted circles and golden ratio tattoo
Dotted circles and golden ratio tattoo
Golden proportion with cherry blossoms tattoo on the upper arm and shoulder
Golden proportion with cherry blossoms tattoo on the upper arm and shoulder
Black linear golden ratio tattoo for a couple
Black linear golden ratio tattoo for a couple
Watercolor fibonacci spiral tattoo
Watercolor Fibonacci spiral on the forearm
Stylized fibonacci spiral tattoo by dr. woo
Stylized Fibonacci spiral tattoo by Dr. Woo
Tattoo of combination of the golden spiral with an arrow
Tattoo of combination of the golden spiral with an arrow
Simple golden spiral tattoo on the left rib cage
Simple golden spiral tattoo on the left rib cage
Minimal golden proportion tattoo on the arm
Minimal golden proportion tattoo on the arm
Linear golden spiral tattoo on the right inner bicep
Linear golden spiral tattoo on the right inner bicep
Fibonacci spiral tattoo on the arm
Fibonacci spiral tattoo on the arm
Chameleon tattoo as a golden spiral
Chameleon tattoo as a golden spiral
Triple golden ratio tattoo inked on the upper back
Triple golden ratio tattoo inked on the upper back
Small golden ratio tattoo on the inner forearm
Small golden ratio tattoo on the inner forearm
Golden Ratio Tattoo: 30 Ideas Of The Most Mystical Symbol In Our Universe
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