Phoenix is an oracular bird, which can periodically burn up and then regenerate from it's own ashes. It's the symbol of immortality by resurrection. Christians believe that Phoenix is the symbolic model of Christ's Resurrection after three days. To many a Phoenix may represent a new beginning,
Small phoenix. Rebirth. This small Maori styled phoenix was prepared for Giuditta and it incorporates an important date as a maorigram. The phoenix is a mythological creature who dies in fire and is born again from its own ashes every time; it symbolizes eternity and rebirth. http://www.tattootribes.com/index.php?newlang=English&idinfo=7007
Rebirth of a phoenix This design was requested by Jindra and it symbolizes the cycle of death and rebirth of the phoenix. From the bottom, the phoenix burns into her own fire and is born again bright with new life, leaving old age and adversities behind in her fire, to be born young again and free from past troubles and problems. For a better finalization this design would require light colours.