27 Affectionate Heart Locket Tattoo Ideas

The Heart Locket Tattoo is a beautiful theme. The tattoo is most commonly seen as a heart shape, with a keyhole in it, implying that the heart is a locked space that you have to unlock to get access to the secretive inner heart of the person who has the tattoo done. These tattoos are mostly done in red, the color of a warm heart, although occasionally they may be done with other colors such as black.

There are different kinds of heart locket tattoos. The flying bird is a motif that is often seen in the tattoo. The tattoo also sometimes appears with wings. These tattoos are mostly done with red or a combination of red with other colors like blue, green and golden. Black is a common color too. The black can be a deep color or just an outline of black. Psychedelic tattoo can also be seen. Speaking of colors and flowers, the tattoo also has floral themes as very common themes. Sometimes the heart itself is made of flowers, and sometimes flowers surround the heart or originate from the heart. The locket tattoo may or may not be seen with keys. When seen with keys, the tattoo may have a single key or two keys. The keys can be connected to the heart locket by a velvet thread, or they may be kept separately. A very rare but beautiful motif shows a woman in profile on one side of the heart. Sometimes the entire heart can be made of flowers. The heart can be a big heart or a small heart.

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Beautiful Black 3D Tattoo

This beautiful black tattoo has a three-dimensional feel to it. The slightly tilted alignment adds to the charm of the tattoo.

Beautiful Black 3D Tattoo

Beautiful Black 3D Tattoo

Red Section Heart Locket Tattoo

The heart shows many red sections. Leafy tendril comes out of the heart.

Red Section Heart Locket Tattoo

Red Section Heart Locket Tattoo

Antique Heart Locket Tattoo

The antique locket tattoo has been done in red, gold, pink and green.

Antique Heart Locket Tattoo

Antique Heart Locket Tattoo

Shining Heart Locket Tattoo

Many things are happening in this locket tattoo. A bird, a rose, and some flowers can be seen around the heart done in vibrant colors.

Shining Heart Locket Tattoo

Shining Heart Locket Tattoo

Floral Heart Locket Tattoo

The pink locket tattoo is surrounded by floral designs. There is also a text that reads, ‘like a diamond’.

Floral Heart Locket Tattoo

Floral Heart Locket Tattoo

Angel Wings Heart Locket Tattoo

The lower back locket tattoo shows a throbbing red heart with wings.

Angel Wings Heart Locket Tattoo

Angel Wings Heart Locket Tattoo

Sparrow Heart Locket Tattoo

The sparrow carries the key to the heart locket. The sparrow holds the heart in its beak and the key in its claws.

Sparrow Heart Locket Tattoo

Sparrow Heart Locket Tattoo

Red And Orange Tattoo

This red and orange tattoo creates a bold and warm feel. The inside world of the heart is green, as can be seen through the keyhole.

Red And Orange Tattoo

Red And Orange Tattoo

Bloody Heart Locket Tattoo

This imposing locket tattoo has a bloody feel. It is strangely psychedelic. A red candle glows, blood drips, blue roses flower and angel eyes keep a vigil through the tattoo.

Bloody Heart Locket Tattoo

Bloody Heart Locket Tattoo

Elegant Heart Locket Tattoo

The elegant locket tattoo here shows an open heart dangling from a tattooed chain on the feet. The tattoo is done in black.

Elegant Heart Locket Tattoo

Elegant Heart Locket Tattoo

Skull Heart Locket Tattoo

This very gothic locket tattoo shows a black heart with a small skull head in the key hole. The letter ‘P’ can also be seen.

Skull Heart Locket Tattoo

Skull Heart Locket Tattoo

Flower Girl Heart Locket Tattoo

This flower girl locket tattoo has a girl profile on one side of a flowery heart. The eyes of the girl are green.

Flower Girl Heart Locket Tattoo

Flower Girl Heart Locket Tattoo

Golden Heart Locket Tattoo

The small golden locket tattoo has been elegantly accomplished. The golden heart hangs from a thread.

Golden Heart Locket Tattoo

Golden Heart Locket Tattoo

Dark Wings Heart Locket Tattoo

The dark wings locket tattoo has a heart with a beaded outline. Spirals can be seen in the red heart.

Dark Wings Heart Locket Tattoo

Dark Wings Heart Locket Tattoo

Flower And Fire Heart Locket Tattoo

The locket tattoo here shows the coexistence of flower and fire. The orange flames surround two cyan flowers that can be partly seen.

Flower And Fire Heart Locket Tattoo

Flower And Fire Heart Locket Tattoo

Black And Purple Heart Locket Tattoo

This dark locket tattoo has a key and purple flows surrounding the heart. The tattoo creates a surreal ambience.

Black And Purple Heart Locket Tattoo

Black And Purple Heart Locket Tattoo

Red Heart With Key Tattoo

This deep red locket tattoo has a black outline. There is also the key to the heart. The tattoo has a three-dimensional feel. Names of dear ones can also be seen.

Red Heart With Key Tattoo

Red Heart With Key Tattoo

Gold And Red Heart Locket Tattoo

The gold and red locket tattoo is done on the right feet. A red thread connects the key to the heart.

Gold And Red Heart Locket Tattoo

Gold And Red Heart Locket Tattoo

Amazing Heart Locket Tattoo

This amazing locket tattoo has an antique feel. The realistic tattoo is done in golden color. There is also the key to the heart.

Amazing Heart Locket Tattoo

Amazing Heart Locket Tattoo

Outline Heart Locket Tattoo

The outline locket tattoo, done on the upper arm, has two keys attached to the heart. The tattoo has been beautifully done.

Outline Heart Locket Tattoo

Outline Heart Locket Tattoo

Gold And Green Heart Locket Tattoo

The gold and green locket tattoo is surrounded by two flowers. The key is connected to the locket by a purple thread.

Gold And Green Heart Locket Tattoo

Gold And Green Heart Locket Tattoo

Metallic Woman Heart Locket Tattoo

The metallic woman locket tattoo has a metallic feel and a girl face in profile on one side of the heart. The girl has a flower in her head.

Metallic Woman Heart Locket Tattoo

Metallic Woman Heart Locket Tattoo

Heart Locket Tattoo With Name

The black locket tattoo here shows intricate designs surrounding the metallic heart. A name can also be seen.

Heart Locket Tattoo With Name

Heart Locket Tattoo With Name

Horseshoe Heart Locket Tattoo

This tattoo shows a locket with a horseshoe inscribed over a keyhole in the heart. The horseshoe is a motif for good luck.

Horseshoe Heart Locket Tattoo

Horseshoe Heart Locket Tattoo

Fairytale Heart Locket Tattoo

The fairytale locket tattoo here shows a wonderful fantasy land within the heart. There are two hearts within the heart and a bird flying in the heart.

Fairytale Heart Locket Tattoo

Fairytale Heart Locket Tattoo

Text Heart Locket Tattoo

The black locket tattoo here shows two keys to a single heart. A wonderful text also accompanies the locket tattoo.

Text Heart Locket Tattoo

Text Heart Locket Tattoo

Dual Key Heart Locket Tattoo

This small locket tattoo done on the back of the neck is a perfect golden heart. It appears as if the tattoo is crafted of pure gold.

Dual Key Heart Locket Tattoo

Dual Key Heart Locket Tattoo

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