50 Small Hand Tattoo Ideas, From Cute to Edgy

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Since our hands have such a small surface area, they can serve as a fun place to get a very dainty or minimal tattoo. Some people tattoo the side of their hand, others utilize the back of their hand, while others deck out their fingers with tattoos that resemble jewelry. Small hand tattoos have a way of really making that manicure selfie stand out on an Instagram feed! Not to mention, there are so many different options.

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From tattoos that look like rings to short, empowering quotes to micro tattoos (or even-medium sized ones), a hand tat is a fun and edgy way to take one's accessory game to the next level. It's important to note that, similar to a foot tattoo, a hand tattoo can hurt, as hands don't have a lot of fat on them, but since the tats tend to be small, they're usually over with pretty quickly. 

Common small hand tattoo ideas include simple symbols like a moon, an anchor, a flower, or a tree. But some bold tattooers get really creative and go for aliens, music notes, superhero symbols, or a really meaningful word. Multiple small hand tattoos can be created to complement each other in some way. 

Here are 50 really cool small hand tattoos that make the cutest permanent accessories. 

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