The symbol on the knuckle of the middle finger is a Laurel.
This is from roman times and was made from bay leaves.
This was worn by Julius Caesar and is from where most people would recognise it.
Laurels were worn at the Olympic Games as a symbol of victory and honour.
The roman emperors such as Julius Caesar wore laurels to show importance and godly status.
The Roman general Julius Caesar wore his to show that he was a powerful and strong leader.
In Greek mythology, Apollo is represented wearing a laurel wreath on his head.
This is where the phrase “don’t rest on your Laurels” comes from.
So, it is a reminder to keep forging forward to reach your goals.
The Bay leaf is the symbol of victory and wisdom both acquired and intuitive.
It is also used in medicines.
This plant reminds you of the knowledge that you have within you, the knowledge you are yet to attain and that you have the medicine already to heal yourself.
The hand is the area for getting the job done.
It can also hold the energy of feeling that you have to fight your way in this world.
The knuckles in particular.
Tattoos on the fingers hold the energy of the finer points to remember.
It holds the message of what you feel you need to point out to the world about you.
This being on the right hand shows masculine strength and energies.
The cross on the forefinger or pointer finger symbolises faith.
It also shows strong beliefs and that by being an upstanding person it will point you in the right direction in life.
The crown on the ring finger indicates strong leadership skills.
When you make a fist this part of your finger tucks underneath and becomes protected.
It is also rigid and unbending. It is showing an unyielding strength.
Again, a cross symbol appears this time on the crown.
This indicates ruling in a fair and just manner.
Being on the ring finger indicates a commitment.
Being low down on the finger indicates that this is a long-term commitment to yourself.