Japanese Tattoos Length is usually from mid-thirteenth century, and is thought to be started to cover tattoos convictions, that shaped these people as thieves and murderers, or pointed to persons belonging to the mafia.

To cover these tattoos was the only way to make tattoos more about them, that would cover and concealment.

On funds waves, clouds, rays imaginary landscapes and tattoo dragons, flowers, birds, moons, tigers and symbols.

Often the background is colored, even black, which further underscores the beauty of the drawings.

These great Japanese tattoos often cover the entire body clearing the center of the chest over the sternum.

The most common themes, as well as mythical animals are Buddhists and sukoden scenes and geishas.

The physical, emotional and economic to perform these whole-body Japanese tattoos, is enormous. The work may take about 5 years of weekly sessions and one or more billion yen.

The worldwide acclaim of the Japanese tattoo is due to its enormous artistic level, the fact that the designs are integrated and form a harmonic concept, and the traditional ways of realizing, with a touch of bamboo impregnated with ink.

In Japan, there are themed bars where tattooed attend to present their bodies and their designs.

In the video we can enjoy a Japanese tattoo specialist and wonderful designs.



Tattooing in Japan has a long history of tradition, art and beauty, and goes back to the Paleolithic, and throughout history had different uses: from penalties to offenders who were thus marked for life by their crimes, even tattoos female prostitutes and courtesans, to casual fashions with tattoos of couples together complete at the hands of boyfriends, etc.

From the period spanning the years 1600 to 1868, the theme of the tattoo gives a major revolution, and begins to develop as an art form.

This trend emerged from the woodblock print of the famous epic novel appeared Suikoden where warriors with the bodies decorated with dragons, tigers, mythical beasts and flowers … from the application of tattoos here was awesome.

The woodcuts became tattoo artists became more customers and experience, using many of his tools and a special ink that is black Nara called the tattoo but will turn green or blue under the skin.

Who are tattooed at that time still under debate, many argue that some merchants, unable to demonstrate their wealth because they chose to take expensive pleveyos tattoos, art treasures under their clothes, as a great luxury.

Irezumi is the name given to tattoos in Japan and although the beginning and motivations may still under discussion, the truth is they are very beautiful and its rich tradition not only protects you from changes in attitude and fashion, but also leaves the door open to permanent change and artistic growth.



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