Rose tattoos are very popular and this is no surprise. These are beautiful flowers and are many people’s favorite, but they also have significant meanings too. Each color of a rose symbolizes something different, so a red rose can represent love while a pink one can show gratitude. Now another tattoo that people often choose is a shoulder tattoo. A shoulder tattoo is stylish and it can be covered or shown off whenever you choose. If you combine these both together you get an amazing tattoo. So, that is why today we are showing you 21 of the most stunning rose shoulder tattoos. We have unique roses, patterned designs, small tattoos and more. Take a look, you will soon want to book in for your next tattoo!

1. Small Rose Shoulder Tattoo

First up we have this small rose tattoo. The flower is tattooed on the shoulder with a simple black ink design. It is a stylish and minimal tattoo that will suit everyone. You can keep it subtle like this or you can go for a bolder tattoo by making the rose larger or by adding some color. Either way, it will look awesome.

Small Rose Shoulder Tattoo 

Source: @cagridurmaz

2. Delicate Watercolor Rose Tattoo

Next, we have a beautiful rose tattoo to show you. This design features a stunning light pink rose. The rose has been colored in with the watercolor technique which captures the delicate elegance of roses perfectly. It is a gorgeous tattoo and you can recreate the rose in any color. You can view the different color meanings of roses and choose one that represents you.

Delicate Watercolor Rose Tattoo

Source: @yelizozcan_tattooer

3. Big Roses with Patterned Leaves

Looking for a bolder and more unique tattoo? Then this design could be perfect for you. Here we have a large piece of body art that features two large roses with patterned leaves. The patterns are so stylish and they make the roses look very unusual. A tattoo like this will make you stand out from the crowd. Try a similar design to this or you can try different patterns.

Big Roses with Patterned Leaves

Source: @lucasmilk

4. Bold Rose Shoulder Tattoo

Your tattoo doesn’t just have to be on the shoulder. It can go onto other parts of the body too. This tattoo is a stylish example. Here we have a black ink rose design that starts on the shoulder and the tattoo ends on the chest. It is a gorgeous design and it is perfect for those who want a larger tattoo. You can recreate this, add more roses on the chest or upper arm, or you could even add some color too.

Bold Rose Shoulder Tattoo



Source: @helen_tinc_etherington

5. Glam Rose Design

The next tattoo is so glam! Here we have a beautiful rose that is tattooed on the shoulder. The rose has a soft pink color and the detail is just amazing. A rose like this will look stunning on everyone. For more statement making tattoo, you could opt for a red color instead.

Pretty Light Pink Rose Tattoo

Source: @valery_tattoo

6. Unique and Trendy Rose Tattoo

Next, we have a trendy rose tattoo. This design features roses, other flowers and crystals too. What makes this tattoo unique is the triangle design. Outside of a black ink triangle, the tattoo has color and on the inside, the tattoo is only black ink. We love this mix of color, it is such a stylish idea. Try something similar or you can try a different rose design.

Unique and Trendy Rose Tattoo

Source: @yelizozcan_tattooer

7. Rose and Peony

You have two shoulders so why not consider tattooing them both? Maybe you could try something like this. One shoulder has a beautiful rose and the other shoulder has a stunning peony. The two flowers look amazing! You can recreate this or try the same flower on each shoulder. For a bolder design, you could add a splash of color. Watercolor would look gorgeous.

Rose and Peony Shoulder Tattoos



Source: @renan.sampaio

8. Three Roses

Prefer more classic tattoos? Then a rose design like this could be a great choice for you. Here we have a design that features three beautiful roses with leaves. It just has a super stylish old school vibe. Recreate this large piece of body art or opt for just one flower if you prefer smaller tattoos. One thing is sure, it is a bold tattoo that will suit everyone.

Three Roses Arm Tattoo Idea

Source: @lucasmilk

9. Rose and Hibiscus Flower Tattoo

Our next tattoo idea is another cool design. This tattoo features one large rose on the shoulder, as well as hibiscus flowers with beautifully patterned leaves. It is an elegant and gorgeous tattoo idea for women that we highly recommend getting.

Rose and Hibiscus Flower Tattoo

Source: @lucasmilk

10. Simple and Stylish Rose Design

Maybe all the bright colors, patterns and more are not your thing? If so, you could try a stylish and simpler design like this. Here we have a beautiful black ink rose. There is shading and detail on the rose so color is not needed. It is just an easy to wear tattoo that will never go out of style. You could try a smaller rose if you want a subtler tattoo.

Simple and Stylish Rose Design



Source: @lucasmilk

11. Single Rose Tattoo

Many tattoos just feature the head of the rose but you can have a design with the stem as well. Here is a pretty example. One rose is tattooed on the shoulder. It is a unique design because it does have dotted circle in the background which gives it a trendy geometric look. This is a stunning tattoo that will suit everyone. Recreate this or try a different shape in the background. You could also have no shape too.

Single Rose Tattoo

Source: @lucasmilk

12. Creative and Artistic Rose

Looking for a more unique tattoo? Then this could be perfect for you. Here we have a black ink rose with a watercolor galaxy design. The rose itself is quite artistic and the galaxy design is so creative and unusual. This is perfect those who like to be different and who like to stand out from the crowd.

Creative and Artistic Rose

Source: @yelizozcan_tattooer

13. Stunning Rose Shoulder and Arm Tattoo

Next, we have an amazing rose tattoo to show you. The roses start on the shoulder and cover the upper part of the arm which creates a half sleeve look. It is an edgy and trendy tattoo and is perfect for those who want a bold piece of body art. Recreate this or you could carry the tattoo on all the way down the arm.

Stunning Rose Shoulder and Arm Tattoo



Source: @lucasmilk

14. Pretty Rose with Shaded Leaves

The next tattoo we have to show you is pretty and stylish. Here we have a simple black ink rose. The rose has beautiful shading and the leaves do too. It is an easy to wear tattoo that will suit everyone. For more of a statement tattoo, you could add some color. Classic red will look amazing.

Pretty Rose with Shaded Leaves

Source: @lisablacksails

15. Vibrant Red Rose Tattoo

Red roses are one of the most popular flowers. These are not only beautiful to look at, but a red rose can be a symbol of love and more. If red roses are your favorite flower, then consider a tattoo like this. The rose is tattooed on the shoulder and it is colored with dark green and a rich red shade. It a vibrant tattoo and we love it.

Vibrant Red Rose Tattoo

Source: @charlotteglatt_tattoos

16. Rose Tattoo with a Botanical Design

This next rose design is one of our favorites. The tattoo features a rose with another flower underneath it and there is a leafy design on the shoulder. It is a beautiful, botanical tattoo and we love the different patterns used on the leaves. This is an unusual and bold piece of body art. Recreate this tattoo or try adding color to make it even more unique.

Rose Tattoo with a Botanical Design



Source: @lucasmilk

17. Stylish Rose Tattoo Idea

Love the bright rose tattoos? Then check out this next idea. Here we have a vibrant pink rose with green leaves. The detail on the tattoo is amazing and it really captures the delicateness of real rose petals. You can recreate it with or without the green leaves, and you could try the rose in a different color too. Either way, it is a pretty tattoo that will look amazing on anyone.

Stylish Rose Tattoo Idea

Source: @alecsmack

18. Elegant Rose Shoulder Tattoo

Next, we have a gorgeous rose shoulder tattoo. The rose is placed on the shoulder cap and it has a delicate and beautiful design. We love the shading on this because it makes the rose look so elegant. A tattoo like this is timeless and it will suit everyone. You can recreate this or add some color. Soft watercolor pink would look stunning.

Elegant Rose Shoulder Tattoo

Source: @coryferrerart

19. Roses with Geometric Design

Earlier in the post we featured a rose tattoo with a trendy triangle design. If you loved that idea, then you may like this one too. Here we have three roses with a triangle design in the center. Now this one is all black ink unlike the other one, but as you can see, the shape still makes a statement. There is also a beautiful dangling design too. This stylish tattoo is one of our favorites.

Roses with Geometric Design



Source: @lucasmilk

20. Beautiful Roses

The next tattoo is just beautiful. Here we have a black ink rose design that covers the front and cap of the shoulder, it also looks like it is on the back too. As you can see, the roses make a stunning statement. Keep it simple and stylish like this or you could add some color. There is a quote underneath that looks older but you could have a quote under the roses as part of the same tattoo.

Beautiful Roses

Source: @renan.sampaio

21. Unique Blue Rose

Last on our list of rose shoulder tattoos is this bold and unique design. Here we have a vibrant blue rose with splashes of pink. The colors are stunning and we love the blue because it is unusual and so different to the red and pink roses that we usually see. It is a gorgeous tattoo and it will make you stand out from the crowd.

Unique Blue Rose Design

Source @carlosbreakone

We hope you have been inspired by these rose tattoos!