Cattle Brand Tattoos Columbus NE

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Cattle Brand Tattoos. You will find informative articles about Cattle Brand Tattoos, including "Cattle brand tattoos". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Columbus, NE that can help answer your questions about Cattle Brand Tattoos.

White Dragon Tattoo Studio
(402) 563-3804
1255 48Th Ave
Columbus, NE
 
White Dragon Tattoo Studio
(402) 563-3804
3019 23RD St Ste C
Columbus, NE

Data Provided By:
Grubb Art Studio LLC
(402) 713-7234
2905 N. 38Th St. #A
Lincoln, NE
 
Smokin' Joe's Tattoos
(308) 383-5184
111 N Walnut St
Grand Island, NE
 
Tc's Tatoo Studio
(402) 463-5174
401 N Lexington Ave
Hastings, NE
 
White Dragon Tattoo Studio
(402) 563-3804
1255 48th Ave
Columbus, NE
 
Skin Art Tattoo 2
(402) 494-2919
2300 Dakota Ave
South Sioux City, NE
 
Troy Henry
(402) 751-2795
P O Box 351
Juniata, NE
 
Liquid Courage
(402) 926-4968
809 S 75th St
Omaha, NE
 
Rockin Robin Tattoo
(402) 453-4281
2929 State St
Omaha, NE
 
Data Provided By:

Cattle brand tattoos

Cattle Brand Tattoo Designs - Cattle or Livestock Brand tattoo designs are an interesting take on Monogram and Ambigram tattoos. Monograms are traditionally used by individuals and companies to create a distinctive and recognizable logo out of a unique combination of the initials of their name. The initials, usually two or more, are often over-lapped, reversed or arranged in a distinctive pattern. Ambigram tattoos go one step further and are optical illusions where the arrangements of letters can be viewed in more than one manner.

Branding imagaes

The origin of livestock branding goes back several thousand years. The ancient Egyptian, Greeks and Romans marked livestock - and slaves - with hot irons. Prisoners and criminals might also be branded with marks that identified their crimes.

And branding is about identification, a brand is a mark or symbol of identity. It was originally meant to convey ownership and was also meant to deter theft. Lost or stolen animals without brands were nearly impossible to identify.

Livestock brands, particularly when used for cattle and horses in the American western frontier evolved into a language all their own. To the uninitiated, a brand may look no more familiar that an Egyptian hieroglyphic, but with a little practice, a pattern soon emerges.

Brands are created by using capital letters of the alphabet - although, if you are creating your own unique tattoo brand, there is no rule against going lowercase! - pictures or symbols, numbers and distinctive characters, most of which can be found on any keyboard, such as the slash /, circle O, cross +, bar _, star ∗, etc, with no limit to your imagination when it comes to dreaming up your own personal 'tattoo brand'.

Letters may be used alone, joined together, or, much as in a monogram, in interesting combinations. One of the really interesting and unique aspects of brands is the way that letters are displayed and described. Letters may be portrayed in an 'upright' or 'standing' position, in which case they are slightly elevated. A letter on its side, might be described as 'lying down' or 'lazy'. Upside down or reversed are known as 'crazy'.

As in a monogram, letters in a brand may also be said to be 'connected' if they touch or are over-lapped. Letters that are shown backwards are 'reversed'. A letter that is showing connected, but beneath a letter, may be described as 'hanging'. Letters that are tilted, may be said to be 'leaning' or 'running'. When the same letter is repeated, it may be referred to as a 'double' or a 'triple'. If a letter is within a partial circle, it may be called 'rocking' because of its resemblance to a rocking chair.

A picture brand is a brand of a symbol, perhaps a crescent, moon, star or stylized ladder.

There are three accepted conventions for reading brands:

1. Read from the left to right - RB (RB)

2. Read from the top to the bottom - K (Bar K)

3. When the brand is enclosed, say an ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Vanishing Tattoo