Longing for a new tattoo but can’t think of what design to have or which part of the body to have tattooed? If so, you are in the right place. Today we have 23 edgy back of neck tattoos for women. The back of the neck is quite an unusual place and it looks so stylish. Not only that, but you can be as bold or as subtle as you like because the smaller designs can be covered by your hair. Any design can be placed on this part of the body, from flowers to mandalas and even quotes. So, take a look and see these amazing tattoos. By the end you will have found your next new tattoo.

  • MANDALA BACK OF NECK TATTOO

    The first tattoo is stunning and it covers the back of the neck and a small area on the back. This tattoo features intricate black ink patterns and it is such a beautiful and statement making piece. You can recreate this if you are looking for a larger tattoo or you can opt for a smaller version. Different patterns can also be used as this will make the tattoo unique to you.

    Source: @tattoomink

  • BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLY DESIGN

    Butterflies are one of the most popular tattoos for women and this is a beautiful version. Here we have a large butterfly that is tattooed on the back of the neck. One side of the wings is made of flowers. We love this unique floral butterfly and it will look amazing on anyone. Try a similar tattoo or you can add some color.

    Source: @nicoleellisse

  • CUTE FLOWER TATTOO

    Next, we have another cute and pretty tattoo to show you. For this design, lots of small flowers have been tattooed in a horseshoe shape. It is a gorgeous tattoo and it is very feminine too. You can create a similar tattoo or try the design with flowers of your choice. Try to choose flowers that mean something special to you or that you like the best.

    Source: @samm.tatts

  • PRETTY ARROW

    The next tattoo is pretty and unique. Here we have an arrow that is tattooed on the back of the neck. This one was inspired by the Aquarius star sign. So, you can create an arrow based around your star sign or you can just have a stylish arrow created. This is a small and easy to wear tattoo that will suit everyone.

    Source: @americandebbie

  • PATTERNED LOTUS TATTOO IDEA

    If you like the larger tattoos that cover the neck and a little of the back, then this is for you. This piece of body art features a large, patterned mandala lotus. There is lotus imagery and the patterns are just stunning. This is a bold and beautiful tattoo that makes a statement in style. Keep it black ink or you can try adding a splash of color, watercolor will look stunning.

    Source: @geminijohnsontattoo

  • FLORAL BACK OF THE NECK TATTOO

    This next tattoo is small, subtle and elegant. Here we have two small flowers on the back of the neck. The flowers are delicate and pretty which creates a stunning tattoo. Something like this is great at as a first tattoo because it will never go out of style and it is so easy to wear. Recreate this or you can add color to the small petals.

    Source: @dayonetattoo

  • QUOTE ON THE BACK OF THE NECK

    Quotes are another popular tattoo idea and this next version is just gorgeous. This tattoo features a quote in an elegant font on the back of the neck. You can have any meaningful quote on the back of your neck. But you can also have other important words such as names. Any font can be used.

    Source: @americandebbie

  • STUNNING ORNAMENTAL TATTOO

    Next, we have a stunning ornamental tattoo to show you. The tattoo is placed on the back of the neck and it covers a small area of the back too. We love the shape because it almost looks like a fan. The actual design features lots of beautiful patterns. It is a gorgeous tattoo and you can recreate this or try a smaller one. You can also use different patterns and even add a pop of color.

    Source: @anais_chabane

  • SUN AND MOON DESIGN

    This next design is one of our favorites. Here we have a sun and moon design. The tattoo features a half moon with a large sun. We love the sun because it has petals like a flower. It is a unique, magical and beautiful design that will wow. Try something similar or you can add some color to the flower.

    Source: @americandebbie

  • NECK AND BACK TATTOO IDEA

    Love the neck and back tattoos? If so, check this out. The tattoo features gorgeous patterns that are all on the back of the neck and on a section of the back too. This design is finished off with delicate charms. It is a great balance of edgy and pretty and something like this will suit everyone. A large tattoo like this is a big commitment though, so make sure you are sure about the design.

    Source: @heylee1022

  • OUT OF THIS WORLD TATTOO

    This next tattoo is out of this world. Here we have a planet on the back of the neck. As the planet has rings, we can assume it is Saturn but you can have any planet tattooed. A tattoo like this perfect for those who love space. You can even have smaller planets so you can have more than one tattooed.

    Source: @goodtattooclub

  • CUTE CROWN TATTOO DESIGN

    Feel like a Queen with a tattoo like this one. This tattoo features a small crown. It is such a cute crown and it will look amazing on everyone. You can recreate a very regal crown like this or try a princess style Disney crown. Whichever crown you choose, it will look gorgeous!

    Source: @vivcrogstattoos

  • SMALL LOTUS DESIGN

    Next, we have another lotus to show you. This time the lotus is quite small and the petals are beautifully patterned. The lotus is a pretty tattoo but it is also a message of empowerment, so it is a great tattoo choice for women. Recreate this or you can choose a more realistic lotus and even add some color.

    Source:@goodtattooclub

  • ROSARY TATTOO

    If you are a spiritual person and would like a tattoo that represents your faith, then this could be for you. Here we have a tattoo inspired by rosary beads. The beads with a cross have been placed on the back of the neck. It is a beautiful and meaningful design. You can try something similar or maybe just have the cross without the beads.

    Source: @americandebbie

  • ELEGANT SUNFLOWER

    The next tattoo features an elegant sunflower. So, the sunflower is tattooed down the center of the back of the neck. It also looks like there is a quote or a name at the end of the stem. We love the sunflower because these flowers are pretty and have a positive message as they represent joy and more. Recreate this or try a colorful sunflower. You can recreate the design with or without the quote.

    Source: @sashaink

  • NECK, BACK AND SHOULDER TATTOO

    Next, we have another neck and back tattoo but this one extends onto the shoulders too. The design features many intricate patterns with a v shape. It is a very unique and beautiful idea, this design really makes statement. Try a similar tattoo or you can use different patterns. Something like this perfect for those who want bold body art.

    Source: @iliana_rose

  • STUNNING SUN TATTOO WITH CHARMS

    Love the sun tattoos? If so, check this out. Here we have matching sun tattoos. One person has the design on the arm and the other on the back of the neck. The tattoo features a large sun with dangling charms and intricate patterns. It is a beautiful sun tattoo and you can try the matching look or have the sun as an individual piece of body art.

    Source: @iliana_rose

  • PRETTY BACK OF THE NECK TATTOO

    This next design is pretty, elegant and unique. The tattoo features a gorgeous and patterned design that sits perfectly on the back of the neck. It is just a beautiful tattoo that will never go out of style. This is another great first tattoo as it is not too big and the pattern will suit everyone.

    Source: @iliana_rose

  • SMALL MOON TATTOO

    Next, we have a mystical moon tattoo. The design features a small and shaded crescent moon with a tiny star above. It is a very pretty and stylish tattoo. Something like this is perfect for those who love the moon and the night sky. A mystical tattoo like this will look amazing on everyone. Recreate this or you can try a different moon phase.

    Source: @renan.sampaio

  • LARGE ROSE

    Roses are another popular tattoo and here is a gorgeous tattooed version. Here we have a large black ink rose that covers the back of the neck. It is a stunning tattoo and the rose really makes a statement. You can keep it black ink or you can add some color to the rose. Red is a classic color but you can check out the meaning of flowers and choose a color that represents you. For example, you could have yellow for joy and happiness.

    Source: @stigmastudios

  • CHINESE TATTOO

    Many people choose to have a quote or meaningful phrase tattooed in another language. It is usually a language they speak or have an attachment to. This one features a quote in Chinese. As you can see, it makes the tattoo look so unique and also personal as people won’t know what it means unless they speak the language. You can have any quote tattooed in any language.

    Source: @evangelyntattoos

  • PATTERNED TATTOO IDEA

    Next, we have another patterned tattoo to show you. The design covers the back of the neck and back. It features beautiful and intricate patterns. The design just shows another way to wear a tattoo like this and it looks amazing. This is another bold and statement making piece of body art.

    Source: @whitemountaintattoo

  • LONG QUOTE TATTOO

    The last tattoo features another quote. Instead going down the back of the neck, this one sits across. So,the quote follows the shape of the hair on the back of the neck. We love this because it is so unique and the placement looks amazing. Again, you can use any quote when recreating a tattoo like this. This is great for those who want a subtle tattoo as it can be covered by your hair.

    Source: @americandebbie

    We hope you found inspiration from these amazing back of neck tattoos!

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