Karl Nylén
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While I want my swallow perched in my tattoo, this is the closest representation I've yet seen of the style I want.

Female Upper Arm: Beautiful Bird Tattoo: A lovely Swallow tattoo - traditionally worn by sailors who have crossed the Atlantic Oceon. Used to be on the hand between the thumb and forefinger, if on both hands one for crossing and then the return journey.