14 Best Light Bulb Tattoo Design Ideas for Men and Women in 2020

Introduction of Light Bulb Tattoos

Creativity can be seen on a daily basis in anyone because the mere fact of fulfilling their daily obligations often requires a great talent for innovation, especially nowadays.

Being a tattoo artist is one of the jobs that allows you to let go of the reins of your imagination the most and light this famous bulb which represents our most brilliant ideas.

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Main Symbolism of Light Bulb Tattoos

-Symbolism of Light Bulb Tattoos: Light

Over the years, the popularity of light bulb tattoos has gained ground. Their most common symbolism will always be creativity, the creation of ideas. Those who wear these tattoos are often imaginative people, able to find solutions and brilliant in everything they do.

However, the symbolism of this light bulb tattoo depends on the context in which it is drawn. If you do a little research, you'll find light bulbs with animals, flowers, lightning, or even people inside. One of the most common symbols is the fact that the bulbs are able to reflect the "light" that is in each of us.

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-Symbolism of Light Bulb Tattoos: Focus

They can also represent the center of interest, the "focus" of each person. The commitment and pride that everyone feels, at some point in their life, for what they are dedicated to or what excites them.

But if you are more of a believer, getting a light bulb tattoo may mean a different thing to you: the hope of light. That spark that you know will never go out and that gives you self-confidence. It is also a way of showing that you are a passionate person, who wants to help others and not let them give up in the face of life's difficulties. You act as a "light" in the lives of others.

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Flamingo Couple

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Deeper Symbolism of Light Bulb Tattoos for Men and Women

Although the bulbs radiate light and are so bright, not all of the meanings of these small objects are joyful, as they can also represent deceased loved ones, symbolized by a protective light that will always be with you even without actual physical presence. . These tattoos help you feel that you are not alone in the face of these significant losses.

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Different Types of Light Bulb Tattoo Design Ideas for Men and Women

For this type of tattoos, the dominant trend is that of the minimalist technique, with clean lines and which uses the skin as the filling of the design. However, since they are symbols of creativity, it is also usual to see them represented with lots of colors, flowers or innovative designs, like a light bulb shattered by an explosion of ideas.

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Top Feather Tattoo Design Ideas for Men and Women

1.Light Bulb Tattoo Design Idea for Girls and Women: Light Bulb With Flowers

Lilies and daisies are just perfect for girls. This kind of light bulb tattoo is right on the forearm or arm like a vase. If you are a girl who is fond of flowers and light, this tattoo design can be under consideration.

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2.Light Bulb Tattoo Design Idea for Men and Women: Plants in the Light Bulb

This light bulb tattoo shows us a lake in a special container. In it you can see some stones and some plants like cactus and grass in the water.

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Moon Rabbit Bunny

Swallow Bird Set

3.Light Bulb Tattoo Design Idea for Men and Women: Double Exposure

In the picture you can see that it’s a broken bulb looking like a hill in it. And what flows out of the light bulb is like a fried egg. This light bulb tattoo is more creative.

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Light Bulb Tattoo: The Invention of Light Bulb

-Light Bulb Tattoo: The Inventor

The first use of Bulb is reported to be Henry Goebbels of the United States. The most famous inventor is the American scientist Thomas Alva Edison. Everyone knows that Edison successfully trial-produced the light bulb on October 21, 1879.

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-Light Bulb Tattoo: The Experiments

During the development process, Thomas Alva Edison carefully analyzed the gas lamps and arc lamps at the time, and his main direction was to find a heat-resistant material. The electric current burns it to the degree of incandescence and emits hot light without breaking or melting. He accidentally discovered that the cotton thread burned to ashes in the air, and the carbon cotton thread was placed in the treated glass ball and glowed. Unfortunately, the light only lasted a few minutes before disappearing. He erroneously gave up this experiment and instead tried 1,600 different heat-resistant materials such as cesium, nickel, platinum, and platinum-iridium alloys, with little gain.

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Thomas Alva Edison returned to the study of carbon. In October of that year, he tested a carbon rod with a length of 20 cm and a diameter of 0.15 cm, and its heat resistance reached 5.5 hours. He continued to improve the carbonization method and exhaust treatment.

-Light Bulb Tattoo: The Born of the Light Bulb

On October 21, 1879, he used a carbonized cotton thread with a diameter of 0.025 cm as a filament. The luminosity emitted by it was bright and stable. The illuminance was 4 candles for 1 hour, 2 hours... For 45 hours. After more than a year of hard work and thousands of trials, the long-awaited electric light was finally born.

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-Light Bulb Tattoo: Tungsten filament lamps

In October of the same year, after Thomas Alva Edison switched to carbonized cardboard to greatly improve the life of the lamp, the manufacturer could not wait to put it into production. On New Year's Eve in 1880, 3,000 people took to the streets of New York to watch this new invention. Success did not stop Thomas Alva Edison. In the second year, he made a bamboo lamp that could be continuously lit for 1,200 hours. It was not until 1904 that the Austrians invented a tungsten filament lamp that was three times stronger than the bamboo filament lamp, and the former was replaced. Tungsten filament lamps have been in use since 1907.

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-Light Bulb Tattoo: The Age of Electricity

Before the invention of the light bulb, it was a laborious and dangerous thing to illuminate a place after the sun went down. You had to use candles or torches to illuminate. Although the oil lamps at that time were pretty good, they always left soot.

In the middle of the 18th century, electrical science really developed. At that time, inventors everywhere shouted to invent a practical home lighting device. The British inventor Swann and American inventor Edison invented the electric light bulb in 1897. There is no essential change between modern electric light bulbs and the electric light bulb invented by Edison at that time, but some additional components.

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It is generally believed that the electric light was invented by the American Thomas Edison. But if serious research is needed, Henry Goebbels, another American, has invented the same principle and material, and reliable electric light bulb decades before Edison, and many others before Edison also made a lot of contributions to the invention of electric light.

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