People used to have mermaid tattoos since very early ages. The voyagers used to talk about them and many believed that they have seen them. Mermaids are the figures of mythology whose upper body part is like the humans and the lower one is like the fish. Mermaids are part of Greek culture. Sea is considered as the source of life for many and mermaid symbolizes the rebirth. Mermaid tattoos are also known to bring luck and they are quite popular among the women and is believed that they could bring good luck for a person. A mermaid tattoo can be used along with other tattoos too. Mermaid tattoos are generally colorful. Some time the full image of a mermaid is drawn and sometimes only the face part is drawn depending on the area required for the tattoo. A mother mermaid is seen on many which holds a child with warmth and has smiling face. Mermaid tattoos can be drawn on many parts of the body but one of the common body part where they are drawn are the upper back portion coming down till the lower portion. The mermaid tattoos can be made in black color ink also. Some mermaid tattoos created based on popular cartoon characters.