A spider web tattoo generally symbolizes the struggle against dark forces in life by either entangling or catching them within the webs. This metaphor can go along the lines of “life’s struggles” or sticking it out in a difficult situation. Spider web tattoos are believed to represent both hard work and struggle for those who have one. The web’s intricate pattern and style also suggests strength, protection and even closeness to ancestors as well as a deep connection to nature. It can also represent the interconnectedness of all things and recognizes the web of life that ties us all together.