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

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