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Thomas E Sheeny
(513) 281-6968
2629 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH
 
Thomas E Sheeny
(513) 281-6968
2629 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH
 
Permanent Productns Tattoo
(513) 281-5800
129 Calhoun St
Cincinnati, OH
 
Designs By Dana
(513) 681-8871
4167 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, OH
 
A Permanent Touch Before && After
(513) 471-1334
1972 Baltimore Ave
Cincinnati, OH
 
Beelistic Tattoo Studio
(513) 221-8202
2516 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, OH
 
Matrix Body Piercing
(513) 751-2639
2629 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH
 
Permanent Productns Tattoo
(513) 281-5800
129 Calhoun St
Cincinnati, OH
 
Designs By Dana
(513) 681-8871
4167 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, OH
 
Skincraft
(513) 281-5798
4036 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, OH
 

Tribal tattoos

Tribal tattoo design Tribal Tattoo Designs - accounts for nearly a third of all tattoo design search requests, and the term "tribal" of course covers an astonishing array of tattoo design possibilities, from the traditional tribal tattoos of indigenous and aboriginal cultures, to the latest in graphic design for the body.

While today it is possible to find some incredibly breathtaking tribal tattoo designs, you'll be hard pressed to experience the full, authentic art of the tribal tattoo experience in commercial America. Now, electric tattoo machines and high tech, high quality inks have replaced sticks, styluses, bone needles and plant dyes of the modern tattoo's ancient ancestors. Modern tattoo artists have replaced the shaman and medicine folk of old.

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The History of the Tribal Tattoo Design
Most likely, the very first tattoo happened on accident. All it takes is a few rowdy primitives playing around the fire. It wouldn't take long for someone to fall in, get poked with a charred stick and later heal before they'd realized that they were on to something. The news probably spread as fast as the fires that prompted the invention. As a matter of fact, it is rumored that the first tattoos were of the sun or flames in honor of the sun god(s).

There were three major factors that took the practice of tribal tattooing from the realm of art and into the plane of the spiritual: Pain, Permanence and Loss of the Life Source (blood) . This mystical trio elevated the tattoo from mere art and transformed it into a chance to draw people into a relationship with God, a god, magic powers, or a trance or vision state.

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Because body and soul were generally thought to be identical to one another, your tattoos then existed on two planes: the physical and spiritual realms. Many of the tribes from Borneo believed that tattoos would not only be enough to get them to the proper spirit world, but that their tattoos also offered them special qualifications for advantageous occupations upon their arrival.

It has been found that most (if not all) primitive tribes used some form of body marking, be they tattoos, scarifications or the use of plain, temporary body paints. This art prevailed worldwide until the arrival of civilization as we know it, when the tattoo fell into a temporary loss of popularity.

Times May Change, But The Reasons Stay the Same
In ancient times, tribal tattoo art was popular for many of the same reasons it is so alluring today. Tribal tattoos were employed for many motives.

To Identify Clans, Tribes and Families
Originally (and hence the name) tribal tattoos were employed to identify and group tribes, clans and families together. Not only did this enable you to easily identify one another, or recognize distant relatives, but it was generally believed that your tattoos would allow you to find your tribe and join it again in the afterlife. Today, fraternal orders, gangs, members of the military an...

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