Vintage Pirate Skull and Crossbones Temporary Tattoo This tattoo features a skull and two swords. The skull is green with a red skull-cap. The blades of the sword are silver and the handle features an intricately designed gold-colored grip. Skulls represent death and mortality, while the sword symbolizes solidarity, defense, and honor. Both are iconic images that are popular and look cool together. This tattoo is temporary so wear it, and remove it quickly and easily. It is ideal for costume parties, especially pirate-themed parties, and trips to amusement parks. It is also a great way to identify an entire group at a venue such as a stadium.