Capricorn Tattoo Ideas For the Horoscope Obsessed

Think about the most responsible friend you have. They're a Capricorn, aren't they? We figured. Known as one of the most hardworking and responsible signs of the zodiac, Capricorns are diligent in the pursuit of their goals and are extremely practical in every aspect of their lives.

Born during the period of Dec. 22 through Jan. 19 and as the last earth sign of the zodiac, Capricorns are symbolized by the sea-goat, a creature that is half goat and half fish. The creature's duality is said to represent the Capricorn's ability to navigate both sides of their personalities, with one side being more grounded and practical and the other being more sensitive and emotional.

Like many others who share their astrological sign — i.e. Michelle Obama and David Bowie — Capricorns are high achieving and extremely graceful individuals. They also make extremely loyal friends and partners. Typically seen with a tight-knit group of longtime friends, Capricorns love to take care of those close to them and would do anything to see their loved ones happy. So if anyone were to convince them to get a Capricorn zodiac tattoo, it'd be a trusted confidant.

Because we know you would have to come fully prepared with references to convince the Capricorn in your life to get a tattoo, ahead are a few of the best Capricorn tattoo ideas we've seen on Instagram. From small, dainty, and easily hidden tattoos to designs that are more bold and adventurous, there's inspiration here for everyone, from Capricorn constellation tattoos to more abstract motifs, to consider before they make their appointment.

Floral Capricorn Constellation Tattoo

The Capricorn constellation in this tattoo is hugged by an orchid flower, both done using fine lines. The combination makes for a dainty and minimal design, perfect if you want a more understated tattoo.

Floral Lines Capricorn Constellation Tattoo

This Capricorn constellation tattoo design is made entirely of sunflowers and vines, making the tattoo look like one continuous sunflower in different stages of bloom, a playful take on the trend.

Angels and Stars Capricorn Constellation Tattoo

Blink too fast and you might miss this negative-space constellation design. Angels surround this Capricorn constellation tattoo, giving an ethereal feel to the piece and adding another element to the constellation theme.

Geometric Sea-Goat Capricorn Constellation Tattoo

The sea-goat is the Capricorn's astrological symbol, so it makes sense that the goat in this design is punctuated by the constellation tattoo right above its head. The size and fine-line work of this tattoo make it both chic and eye-catching.

Negative-Space Capricorn Constellation Tattoo

This design is for the Capricorns who love color and an electric design. The bold (and colorful) hues in the background of this tattoo punctuate the constellation design and make for a tattoo that can't be missed.

Abstract-Dots Capricorn Constellation Tattoo

It can't get any more minimal than a tattoo made of dots. This Capricorn constellation tattoo takes both a minimal and abstract approach to the design, leaving the negative space between the dots to create the constellation lines.

Cursive-Script Capricorn Zodiac Tattoo

Flank your straightforward Capricorn script tattoo with an abstract portrait of your sign right above it.

Hyper-Realistic Sea-Goat Capricorn Zodiac Tattoo

Set your sea-goat Capricorn tattoo idea apart from the rest by focusing on the details. Everything from the scales on the tail to the lines of the horns of this design make it look like an extremely realistic work of art.

Half Sea-Goat and Constellation Capricorn Zodiac Tattoo

This Capricorn zodiac tattoo is the definition of the best of both worlds. The abstract goat-head design feels simple yet straightforward, and the constellation running through it just adds a bit of something extra.

Spiritual Capricorn Zodiac Tattoo

Why keep your Capricorn zodiac tattoo at face value? Add other important spiritual elements to the design, as seen here, for a piece that can tell someone who you are without words.