» » ยป

Grape Tattoos Apex NC

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Grape Tattoos. You will find informative articles about Grape Tattoos, including "Grape 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 Apex, NC that can help answer your questions about Grape Tattoos.

Tattoo Zoo Inc
(919) 469-0770
598 E Chatham St
Cary, NC
 
Warlock's Tattoo Inc
(919) 233-1760
5535 Western Blvd Ste 104
Raleigh, NC
 
Double Deuce Tattoo And Art Gallery
(919) 526-2405
937 N. Harrison Ave
Cary, NC
 
Four Kingz Tattoo Shop
(919) 567-2225
1364 N Main St
Fuquay Varina, NC
 
Inkredible
(919) 755-3999
1724 S. Saunders St.
Raleigh , NC
 
Double Deuce Tattoo and Art Gallery
(919) 526-2405
937 N. Harrison Ave
Cary, Nc, NC
 
Warlock's Tattoo Inc
(919) 233-1760
5535 Western Blvd Ste 104
Raleigh, NC
 
401 Tattoo And Art
(919) 239-0186
706 N Main Street
Fuquay Varina, NC
 
No Regrets Tattoo
(919) 832-5700
3999 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC
 
Blue Flame Tattoo
(919) 755-3355
3015 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC
 

Grape tattoos

Tattoo designs - G >> Grapes

Grape tattoo designs Grape Tattoo Designs - Images, designs and symbols of lush clusters of ripe, or pregnant grapes - whether on vines, in bowls, or in the still life painting of the Masters -- are a reminder of the pleasures that humans have drawn from grapes since their earliest discovery. In tattoos, the single cluster of grapes says joi de vivre, but together with the vine and its spiralling tendrils and leaves, the grape design becomes a sensuous body-covering motif. Grapes and vines are wonderful tattoo designs to drape sensuously around an arm, over a shoulder or around a waist.

The glory of grapes may be attributed to our cave-dwelling ancestors. Observing how birds seem addicted to fermenting fruit, our earliest ancestors soon learned the benefits of fermented grapes. Or, so recent archeological findings suggest. Details from ancient wall carvings, stone inscriptions, and papyrus, show grapes imagery - including wine-stompers and drinkers - dating back many thousands of years. There's even evidence that hints of Noah growing his own vineyard after the flood.

Historians say that wine reached the Mediterranean via Asia Minor as much as 8,000 years ago, and that the art of wine making flourished in the ancient cultures of Turkey and Greece. Dionysus, the Greek god of wine (Bacchus in ancient Rome), is credited with establishing the 'cult of the grape' and raising it to the sacred. Intoxication became a ritual for escaping the cares of the world and for initiation into secret rites. Festivals with processions, dances and choruses gave rise to Greek drama and theatre. Dionysian revellers wore wreaths of grape-vines.

Ancient Egypt was one of the earliest importers of the grape, welcoming it from vineyards in Palestine. Descriptions of wine-making appear on the walls of ancient Egyptian tombs. It was also an important item on the 'menu' for the afterlife.

In religious texts, the grape is revered as a sym...

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