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Russian Prison Tattoos and Their Meanings

The culture of tattoos in Russian prisons is fascinating for people all around the world. Their intricate visual patterns and deep meanings are interesting to people completely outside of Russian culture. Movies like "Eastern Promises" bring to light the significance of tattoos in Russian criminal culture. Tattoos play an important history in the evolution of [...]

By | August 21st, 2016|Criminal, Gangster, Prison Tattoos, Russian|0 Comments

What you should know about the different types of temporary tattoos.

Henna Tattoos -  Henna is a temporary form of tattooing from south Asia and its ink is actually a paste made from the powdered leaves of the Henna plant. Even though colors are limited to only a couple shades of red, brown, and not quite black, Henna designs can be breath taking. This type of [...]

By | March 7th, 2012|Information About Tattoos|0 Comments

Picking a Design

Picking a good meaningful design is important to some, and others just get what ever they like on the wall of the tattoo parlor. If you’re here you’re probably looking to get a meaningful, well detailed design done. There are a lot of choices in terms of design like, Celtic Knot, tribal, animals, angels and [...]

By | December 1st, 2011|Designs, Information About Tattoos|2 Comments

Bio-Mechanical Tattoos

Bio-Mech tattoos are a style of tattooing created and made popular by H.R. Giger for the Alien movies, but has become very popular among true tattoo enthusiasts. But what are Bio-Mech tattoos? To put it simply they are tattoos that are designed to give off the illusion that they are apart of the body, the tattoo makes [...]

By | November 28th, 2011|Biomechanical Tattoos|0 Comments

Eye Tattoos

Warning: Eye tattoos have NOT BEEN STUDIED and are NOT PROVEN TO BE SAFE. We STRONGLY urge that you DO NOT GET an eye tattoo. The long term effects of eye tattoos are not known, and the procedure itself is not proven to be safe. Eye tattoos have only been around for a few years but many [...]

By | November 25th, 2011|Uncommon Tattoos|0 Comments

Stupid Tattoos

Even though I like to think every tattoo ever inked into a human body has some kind of significant meaning to it, this may not be the case with some of these tattoos you'll find in these videos! Even though I do feel bad for these people it just goes to show that tattoos are [...]

By | November 23rd, 2011|Bad Tattoos|0 Comments

Yakuza Style Tattoos

The Japanese mafia also known as the Yakuza hold within their skin some of the most detailed, vibrantly colored tattoos known to this world! But because of the Yakuza tattooing tradition, prejudice towards people with tattoos has developed in Japan, Yakuza or not. Even though this prejudice is slowly subsiding due to western influence such [...]

By | November 23rd, 2011|Gangster, Information About Tattoos, Uncommon Tattoos|0 Comments

How Tattoos Work

You probably know that tattoos work by injecting ink into the skin, but do you really know the process behind it? Modern tattooing uses a tattoo machine also known as a tattoo gun to inject a colored ink into the second layer of skin called the dermis, it does this by rapidly moving a sterilized [...]

By | August 20th, 2011|Information About Tattoos|0 Comments