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TT Design Books series
posted on March 6th, 2017
TT Design Books The great beauty of Polynesian tattoos, beyond their particularly eye-catching aestethics, resides in their ability to tell stories. Each symbol, each element, can be used to create a story or to represent possessed or des ...
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Dia de los muertos

Skull and roses dia de los muertos tattoo
posted on November 9th, 2014
In Christian countries November 2nd is the day when people remember their dead. In particular in Latin America this celebration has nested itself onto a precolumbian festivity and it still keeps great importance in everyday life too. ...
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Timeless tattoos

posted on July 26th, 2014
Do timeless tattoos exist? Of course! Just think of Scythian tattoos, with their beauty still appealing after more than 2500 years: ...
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What tattoo shall I choose?

Power dragon tattoo
posted on April 14th, 2014
Well, this is a question we´ve been asked many times over the years and we think that the answer could be useful to some friends out there who are not convinced yet about the tattoo they should choose... and the answer, even if it sounds inc ...
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tags: life, tattoos, meanings


Elfic alphabet - Tengwar Parmaite
posted on February 9th, 2008
It´s not unusual nowadays to see tattoos with elfic writings, after the movie "The Lord of the Rings" brought under everyone´s eyes the intrinsic beauty of this language, and of its alphabet in particular.The most re ...
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Traditional Mehndi meanings

Henna application
posted on July 15th, 2007
Henna has always been popular in arabian and indian cultures, as body embellishment and wishing well on important occasions. Whereas permanent tattoos always had a stronger connotation, anciently requiring strength and courage to get ...
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Adinkra symbols
posted on July 8th, 2007
Ashanti people worked out a whole alphabet of symbols representing life and society´s aspects, and which are used to decorate fabrics and garments according to some established rules.Apart from the symbols, background colors are ...
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