Among the various tattoos, Hawaiian are especially notable, which have gained great popularity recently.
Tattoos are used to decorate various parts of the body. Initially, such tattoos were only on animals in order to identify them. However, such tattoos have become popular among people. The word “tattoo” comes from the word “tatau”, which means “sign” or “hit twice.”
The Importance of Traditional Hawaiian Tattoos
Tattoo art in Hawaii was known as kakau. Tattoos can be either small or huge.
You can also see the intricate patterns on the tattoo. Earlier tattoos used tortoise shell, bamboo, bird bones. Now some of the most commonly used tattoos are sea turtles, arrows, tropical flowers, dolphins, lizards, sharks, shells, etc., but the hibiscus flower tattoos remain the most popular.
Gecko: one of the most popular Hawaiian tattoos. Gecko creatures were commanded not only by fear, but also by Continue reading
Without a special semantic load, they are simply signs of belonging to a particular mystical or religious tradition, signs that a person leads an intense spiritual life.
The Theologian – personifies the Eternal Power and protection of the Light Gods to a person who has embarked on the path of spiritual development and perfection. The mandala with the image of this symbol helps a person to realize the interpenetration and unity of the four primary elements in our universe.
Svarozhich is a symbol of the Heavenly Power of God Svarog, preserving in its original form the whole variety of Life forms in the Universe. He protects all reasonable forms of Life from Soul and Spiritual degradation, as well as from complete destruction, as a rational species.
Bogodar – symbolizes the constant patronage of the Heavenly Gods, who give people the Ancient True Wisdom and Justice. This symbol is especially revered by the guardian priests, whom the Heavenly Gods entrusted to protect the Highest Gift – Heavenly Wisdom. Continue reading
It should be remembered that each pectoral drawing has its own meaning, and before deciding to apply this or that image to the chest, back, shoulder or other part of your own body, you need to find out what semantic load it carries.
In ancient times, a tattoo served not only as a decorative element, but also as a means of disclosing certain information about a person: his social and marital status, personal qualities, military exploits and victories. Currently, many tattoos perform only a decorative function. However, there are those who have retained their information content, such tattoos are characteristic mainly for the criminal world.
Thieves’ tattoos appeared several centuries ago and, according to some scholars, were a continuation of the ancient Continue reading
The first professional tattoo studio was opened in 1840 in America by Martin Hildebant. In Russia, many simply do not know where to start. The financial issue is important, but only they can not be limited!
What is a tattoo parlor?
Today in Moscow there are several dozen tattoo parlors. In addition to tattoos, they will “provide” you with piercings, permanent make-up, body art, the creation of African hairstyles, braids, dreadlocks, and intimate haircuts. Or, let’s say, if you wish, the opportunity to learn the profession of a tattoo artist, piercer or permanent makeup artist. Continue reading
Damage to the skin with a needle during tattooing and the introduction of foreign particles (coloring pigments) into the epidermis or dermis causes a natural protective reaction of the human body – the inflammatory process. This is a microbial (aseptic) reaction, which, depending on the size and location of the damage, lasts an average of 7-10 days and ends with the complete healing of the wound surface (the healing process is quite long).
In order to avoid joining a secondary infection, all hygiene rules should be strictly observed and antiseptic agents should be used. This implies not only the sterilization of the instrument during the procedure, but also the appropriate treatment of the skin, keeping the workplace clean, and also fulfilling all recommendations for caring for tattoos. Continue reading