Butterfly on shoulder tattoo can have a lot of meanigs depending on region of the world and person having it. There are also different kinds of butterflies so the possibilities are endless. Every tattoo is not just a design, especially a butterfly, as there are various meanings associated with it in different cultures.
Butterfly tattoos are placed on various spots on the body, the most popular being the upper arm, back, foot, shoulder, and lower back, and come in a variety of colours including pink, blue, and black. In the Asian culture, seeing a black butterfly signifies the imminent or recent death of a loved one.