Looking for a stylish, sexy and bold new tattoo? Then consider a sternum tattoo. Sternum tattoos are placed on the upper body and have been made very popular by celebrities such as Rihanna and Cara Delevingne. To show you how gorgeous these tattoos can look, we have put together 23 of the best sternum tattoo ideas. We have a design for everyone – from small tattoos to large pieces of body art with vibrant colors.
1. Floral Sternum Tattoo
First up we have this bold floral tattoo idea. The tattoo features beautiful pink dicentra flowers with a leafy design and a delicate jewelry feature in the center. A tattoo like this is stunning and it would be perfect for someone who wants a large statement making piece. You can recreate something similar or try the design with different flowers.
2. Stunning Lotus Sternum Tattoo
Lotus flowers are very popular designs for tattoos. This is for many reasons some of which include the flowers beauty and because of what lotus flowers symbolize. The lotus can be a symbol of peace, fertility, spiritual enlightenment and more. Here we have a bold lotus sternum piece. It is very detailed and the flower is gorgeous. For your tattoo, you can have a similar design or try adding color to the lotus as the colors mean different things too.
3. Mandala Sternum Tattoo
Next, we have a delicate mandala sternum tattoo. The mandala pattern has been tattooed onto the sternum and has an intricate floral design. A tattoo like this is beautiful and it will suit anyone. You can recreate this tattoo or take inspiration from it and use your own patterns.
4. Ornamental Sternum Tattoo Design
Our next idea is stunning. The tattoo features a gem in the center, an ornamental design and dangling charms. It is a glamorous and bold design that is perfect for someone who wants a statement piece of body art. You can even add color to the gemstones on designs like this one.
5. Small Sternum Tattoo
Looking for a small sternum tattoo? Then this next pick could be just what you are looking for. The design features a line running along the sternum with patterns all the way down. When choosing a tattoo for yourself, you can have a design like this one or add your own patterns.
6. Small Flower Sternum Tattoo
If you want a small and cute tattoo, this design is for you. A small flower has been tattooed onto the sternum. It is a simple black ink design and it looks so pretty. Have a tattoo like this or choose you favourite flower, a rose would be beautiful too.
7. Artistic Lotus Tattoo
Next, we have a very artistic tattoo idea. The sternum design features a lotus shape with an intricate pattern of wavy lines and dots. We love this unique take on the popular lotus flower. You can recreate this tattoo or maybe add some colored lines to the design that would look very pretty too.
8. Botanical Sternum Design Idea
Want a large and bold sternum tattoo? Then this next pick is for you. The tattoo has leafy botanical designs, beautiful flowers and delicate chains too. At the top there is also a pretty moon. Recreate the whole tattoo or just use elements you like, we think the whole design looks amazing and it will suit anyone.
9. Big Floral Sternum Tattoo
Our next tattoo features a gorgeous floral design. The flower is large and has beautiful details on the petals. Have a flower like this one created, or choose your favorite. If you want a more vibrant piece of body art, you can even add a pop of color.
10. Geometric Floral Sternum Design
Geometric tattoos have become very popular and the designs feature simple shapes. The style has been adapted and now features other designs such as flowers, just like our next pick. As you can see, a triangle has been tattooed on the sternum with pretty flowers. For your tattoo, you can choose any shape with any floral design.
11. Lotus Flower with Jewelry Feature
Next, we have another lotus design. This one has beautiful patterned petals and a jewelry feature underneath. A tattoo like this is pretty, feminine and stylish. Recreate a similar design or choose your own patterns. You can also have a smaller lotus tattooed to for a subtler look.
12. Vibrant Floral Tattoo
Earlier in the post we featured a pink floral tattoo, if you liked that one then you may like our next pick too. This one is another vibrant pink piece but it uses different flowers and the flowers are larger. This is an awesome tattoo, perfect for someone who wants a bold and colorful tattoo. You can choose flowers in other bright shades too.
13. Trendy Lotus Design Idea
Our next idea is a trendy lotus flower tattoo. The lotus has gorgeous patterned petals and stunning dotwork. We love this lotus because it is stylish and will look amazing on everyone. You can recreate a similar tattoo or choose a more natural looking lotus shape and different patterns too.
14. Pretty Sternum Design
When you have a sternum tattoo it can extend to other parts of the body to just like in our next idea. The tattoo has a beautiful pattern on the sternum with a botanical underboob design. This is a unique and artistic tattoo but you can change the patterns and designs to suit your style.
15. Small and Stylish Sternum Tattoo
Next, we have a small and stylish tattoo idea. The design features an artistic floral pattern with beautiful shading. A tattoo like this would be perfect for someone who wants a sternum tattoo but does not want a large piece of body art. You can take inspiration from this to create your own unique design, too.
16. Ornamental Jewelry Tattoo Design
Our next sternum tattoo design is another ornamental piece. This one has a floral heart in the center with a lace design and jewelry feature. A tattoo like this is suited to someone who likes bold, glam tattoos that will wow. You can recreate this with different jewelry charms.
17. Beautiful Flower Sternum Design
Love floral tattoos? Then our next pick is for you. Here we have a sternum piece with a stunning floral design. The tattoo also has leaves and berries. We love this tattoo because it is pretty and feminine. You can have a similar tattoo or go for a smaller flower.
18. Unique Sternum Tattoo with Lotus
Next, we have a unique sternum tattoo to share with you. Instead of going across like most of the others, this one goes from the sternum right up onto the chest. You can have a simple line and pattern design like featured or you can have something larger like a lotus with a line too.
19. Sternum Tattoo with Wings
Sternum tattoos with wings have become very popular and with this next tattoo we can see why! Here we have a jewelry design with wings and there are charms dangling from it too. You can have wings like these or have larger wings. We love this bold tattoo.
20. Pretty Floral Tattoo
Our next idea is a beautiful floral piece. The tattoo has pretty flowers with a geometric pattern at the top and the bottom. There are also jewelry chains dangling from it too. This is a gorgeous piece because it fits around the shape of the body. For your tattoo, you can have different flowers. We recommend peonies and roses.
21. Rose Sternum Tattoo
Here we have a beautiful rose sternum tattoo. This one has a big rose flower that looks upside down with thorns and a butterfly feature. We love the artistic take on the rose design and think it would look awesome on anyone. If the design is too bold for your liking, you can opt for a smaller tattoo.
22. Unique Patterned Design
Next, we have a unique sternum tattoo idea. There is an intricate pattern with a symbol in the middle. You can have this recreated with anything wrote in the center. Maybe a meaningful symbol, design or phrase. We love this tattoo because it is artistic, stylish and different.
23. Mandala Lotus Flower
Last on our list is this patterned lotus flower tattoo. The detail and the intricate patterns used in this design is stunning. There is also a leafy design and a jewelry feature too. You can have a tattoo similar to this one or choose your own patterns. Maybe even try the lotus without the chains and leaves too.
We hope you have found a beautiful design idea for your sternum tattoo!