Swallows and Sparrows have a shared reputation as birds of Beauty, Peace, Protection, and Motherhood.
In numerous traditions across the globe, these birds are known as guardians and protectors. For sailors, they are signs of a safe harbor in the storm, for ancient Egyptians, they were protector of the souls of the dead, and for Christians, they are a sign that God keeps a caring and watchful eye on his followers. On the other hand, Swallow and Sparrow Tattoos have a reputation of being emblems of rebellion against the status quo. In the UK, prisoners place these designs on their body to show that they are jailbirds and Rockabillies
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