Just over a year ago Strictly Come Dancing star HRVY took to social media to reveal that he had a new tattoo.
The striking ink job – that features a line of Roman numerals down his neck – is one of a small collection that the musician has had done in recent years.
Although he had to apologise to his mum after getting the tattoo, at the time he also revealed that there was a touching meaning behind the symbols.
Harvey is actually very close to his family – so much so that he became tearful on Strictly when he spoke to them – and hadd ecided to make a touching tribute to his mum Nicky.
Sharing an image of his ink at the time, the Strictly star explained that the Roman numerals actually read his mum’s birthday.
In the post, HRVY also promised his mum that it would be his last tattoo.
He wrote: “Sorrry mum… last one I promise. (It’s my mums birthday) @rafael_valdez.”
Although the neck ink is certainly the star’s most noticeable body art, it isn’t his only one. And all of his ink actually appears to hold significant meanings behind them.
While his neck tattoo is occasionally visible while he performs on Strictly, his other artwork is much more hidden away.
Just one year earlier, HRVY was excited to reveal on social media that he had spontaneously had a tattoo done on his fingers.
HRVY revealed to his followers that there was a special meaning behind the tiny dots that he had tattooed on his finger.
He wrote at the time: “So I walked past a tattoo shop yesterday…5 dots, for family friends fans health and success.”
“I just liked the look of the cross, hoping it gives me good luck…and yes it hurt.”
HRVY didn’t stop there, and has so far finished off his collection of delicate designs with another tattoo to mark his collaboration with NCT Dream.
HRVY teamed up with NCT Dream to create the track Don’t Need Your Love, and then went on to tattoo the first letter of each work on his forearm.
The cute design features the letters DNYL in a dripping heart shape.
He also has another stunning design on his wrist that features a lone wolf with bold blue eyes.
HRVY is currently competing in Strictly Come Dancing and even made history in Week Six when he achieved the perfect score alongside his dance partner Janette Manrara.
The duo were awarded an impressive 30 points after their stunning couple’s dance during Saturday’s show.
Just after performing, HRVY became emotional as a video stream flashed up on screen that featured his parents, Nicky and Leigh, as well as his brothers.
The musician welled up during the show as his family spoke about how proud they were of his efforts on the show.
Earlier in the series, Claudia also surprised HRVY with a message from his nan, who had been watching the show from home.
The artist wiped away tears during the touching moment as he heard about how his family are rooting for him to win the BBC dance show.
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