The bee tattoo is a symbol that has a variety of possible meanings. It may represent hard work, diligence, industry, ambition and industriousness, the importance of keeping a hive together and working towards a common goal, and the power of the community to achieve a shared purpose. It may also signify fertility, transformation, and the interconnectedness of all things. The bee’s power to pollinate flowers, thus enabling them to produce fruit and sustain life, has also made it a popular symbol of nourishment, sustenance and spiritual growth. In some cases, the bee tattoo may refer to a person’s commitment to a cause or cause of social justice and awareness.