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Medusa'S
(580) 354-9448
1003 Sw E Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Artistic Ink
(580) 353-8287
3132 Nw Cache Rd
Lawton, OK
 
Elegant Expressions Permanent Makeup By Suzy
(580) 704-9224
2928 NW Cache Rd
Lawton, OK

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A Different Drummer Tattoo Studio
(580) 357-7800
2511 Nw Sheridan Rd
Lawton, OK
 
King Tat Graphix
(918) 398-6366
4112 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
 
Tattoo Plus
(580) 917-8224
7524 E Highway 82 Oklahoma Rdg
Lawton, OK
 
Altered Images Tattoo
(580) 353-7600
5525 Nw Cache Rd
Lawton, OK
 
Vintage Ink
(580) 355-4828
2908 Nw Sheridan Rd
Lawton, OK
 
Ink Junky's Tatoos Studio Inc
(918) 272-9955
9200 N Garnett Rd
Owasso, OK
 
Oklahoma Aesthetic Institute Inc
(405) 527-5331
20556 State Highway 39
Purcell, OK
 
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Hannya Mask tattoos

Hannya Mask tattoo designs Hannya Mask Tattoos - The most well-known of the Oni demon masks in Japanese theatre, the Hannya mask has two sharp horns protruding from the temples, and bulging eyes staring from beneath a glowering forehead. The mouth is a gaping hole with grotesquely exaggerated canine teeth protruding from the mouth like the fangs of a wild animal. With its range of fierce emotions and expressions, the Hannya mask is a favourite tattoo image with enthusiasts of traditional Japanese tattooing .

The Hannya mask first appeared in the Japanese Noh and Bunraku plays around the 14th century, when theatrical masks - carved of wood -- were used to depict the character's state of mind or temperament. The Hannya mask represents a woman who has been betrayed by love and is filled with rage, jealousy and hatred. She has become a demon. In fact, she bears little resemblance to a woman at all. In the 14th century, all women characters were played by men and the masks were a favored prop.

Hannya Mask tattoo designs One legend of the Hannya tells of a beautiful woman who falls in love with a priest. Some folk tales say she was rejected outright, while others have the priest returning her love, yet he was forbidden by his vows to touch her. Her longing and desperation, the tragedy and pain of her unrequited love turns her into a monster consumed with rage, jealousy, anger and revenge.

The social rank of the demon-woman is indicated by the colours of the mask. The lighter tones identify her as a member of the aristocracy, while a red lower half places her in the lower classes, and a completely red visage declares her a true demon. The darker the tones of the complexion, the more violent the portrayal of the emotions of the character who wears the mask.

Although the woman depicted by the Hannya Mask is a woman so hideously jealous that she has become a monster, the suffering and passion of this 'victim of unrequited love' is revealed in the details of the mask decoration, especi...

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