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King's Ink
(978) 263-7763
136 Main Street
Acton, MA
 
Ts Tattoo Inc
(978) 567-0700
P O Box 862
Hudson, MA
 
Route 9 Tattoo
(508) 875-8280
247 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA
 
Eddie Ray's Tattoo Studio II LLC
(978) 441-9292
161 Worthen St
Lowell, MA
 
Eddie Ray's Tattoo Studio Ii Llc
(978) 455-2806
32 Hampshire St Apt 1
Lowell, MA
 
TS Tattoo Inc
(978) 567-0700
P O Box 862
Hudson, MA
 
Tattoos By Mike
(978) 453-4474
55 Pine St
Lowell, MA
 
Route Nine Tattoo & Body Piercing
(508) 875-8280
247 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA
 
The Tattoo Gallery
(508) 485-5028
155 Boston Road
Southboro, MA
 
Masterpiece Body Piercing
(508) 875-2424
247 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA
 

Barcode tattoos

Barcode Tattoos - A barcode is a system of inventory control and price checking that operates by using an optical scanner to read a series of vertical lines on a product. The system was invented and first used in the 1950's and was designed as a way to increase industrial efficiency and worker productivity. Within a very short period of time the use of barcodes became nearly ubiquitous - they were everywhere and on nearly everything. Every time you through the line up in a grocery store or go shopping in the mall, chances are your purchases were rung up by reading the bar codes on the product or the price-tag.

The use of the barcode as a tattoo design is meant to be ironical, a warning that if we are not careful as a culture, we are all in danger of becoming products ourselves. A barcode tattoo is also a protest against a culture where it seems that everyone wears the same clothes, listens to the same music and uses the same products. A barcode tattoo is a statement against a culture of commodities and a celebration of diversity and the uniqueness of the individual.

Barcode images

Barcode Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! Lots of punk music enthusiasts embraced the barcode tattoo, as well as the symbol for anarchy .

Recently, researchers have placed tiny barcodes on individual bees to track the insects' mating habits.

Get inspired by some really amazing barcode images and photos in our Barcode Inspiration Gallery

Different barcode tattoo ideas

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