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Tribal Urge Inc
(706) 823-0022
523 Broad St
Augusta, GA
 
Gunslinger Tattoo Parlor
(706) 722-6211
908 Broad St
Augusta, GA
 
Gunslinger Tattoo Parlor
(706) 722-6211
1160 Broad St
Augusta, GA

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Animated Canvas Custom Tattoo
(803) 758-6002
1209 Park St.
Columbia, SC
Hours
Tues-Sat: 2pm-10pm,

The Museum of Living Arts Body Piercing and Tattoos
(843) 225-7127
845 Savannah Hwy Suite C
Charleston, SC
 
Gunslinger Tattoo Parlor
(706) 722-6211
1160 Broad St
Augusta, GA
 
1St Amendment Tattoo
(706) 828-6744
126 9th St
Augusta, GA
 
House Of Ink Llc
(843) 851-8287
177 Koger Dr
Summerville, SC
 
123 East Coast Ink
(864) 295-2559
4134 Calhoun Memorial Hwy.
Easley, SC
 
Lone Wolf Tattoos
(843) 991-4450
8626 Old Stte Rd
Holly Hill, SC
 
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Skull tattoos

Death's head tattoo design ideas Skull Tattoos - Skulls are represented in a number of tattoo design genres, and a classic tattoo design that has been popular for generations of tattoo enthusiasts. Nautical Tattoos with the Jolly Roger, or famed pirate's flag of Skull and Crossed Bones, Old School Tattoos, New School Tattoos, Bio-Mechanical and every School of Tattoos in between.

Skull symbolism is instinctive in human nature. The human mind is primed to recognize faces, and so eager to find them that it can see faces in a few dots and lines or punctuation marks; the face that looks back from a human skull cannot avoid recognition as having been once human. Moreover, a human skull, with its eyes much larger than in life, displays a degree of neoteny (think of kittens, puppies and babies, no, seriously), which humans often find visually appealing. Yet, a skull is obviously dead. As such, human skulls have a visual appeal beyond the other bones of the human skeleton, and can fascinate even as they repel.

One look at a skull and we can see death staring at us from those big empty sockets. It's not surprising then that the skull is known all over the world as a symbol of death. In many cultures, it is held up as a reminder of our own mortality or, in the universal Latin, a memento mori - a memento of mortality.

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In the play Hamlet, playwright William Shakespeare uses a skull to great effect. When Hamlet discovers Yorick's skull, the King's former Court Jester, in the graveyard in the first scene of Act V, he speaks directly to the skull as he fixates on death's inevitability and the disintegration of the body. The physical object of the skull is used to symbolize the themes of mortality and death presented in the play. In the end, none of us can escape death and even Kings are eaten by worms.

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Skull tattoo design In Christian art and culture, the skull has been seen as a symbol of eternity, repentance, and human vanity and, therefore, a reminder to keep to the straight and narrow. It appears in medieval religious paintings as Adam's skull placed at the foot of the Cross and symbolizing the Redemption. An ancient symbol of the skull with a serpent crawling through the sockets was the symbol of knowledge and immortality. The serpent in the skull is also a favourite emblem denoting �'"knowledge surviving death".Many great Renaissance masterpieces prominently feature skulls, and most portraits of Saints, Cardinals, Popes and Royalty contained a skull as a reminder of the importance of living a virtuous life.

Historically, the skull was a popular symbol of triumph over the enemy, and a warning to the people defeated in battle. Collections of skulls might be stacked by the victors in public places, as an obvious declaration of victory and grim reminder of the losses of the vanquished. It was also worn as a trophy and even drunk out of by conquering kings. Centuries ago, heads were stuck on pikes at Traitor's Gate in London, and left to rot -- a dire wa...

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