Tattoo Laws Europe and USA

Tattoo Laws Europe and USA Denmark, as stated in a previous entry, was one of the first countries in Europe to embrace tattoo culture, when its king was seen on the cover of LIFE magazine bare-chested and with numerous tattoos from local Copenhagen artists in 1951. It is therefore ironic that it has the only [...]

By |2020-10-26T10:58:37+00:00January 14th, 2020|tattoo history, tattoo laws|Comments Off on Tattoo Laws Europe and USA

Tattoo Laws Worldwide – Part II

Thai amulet or "Yantra" While the state laws on tattooing are not so harsh, should you get a traditional (and considered magic) Sak Yant tattoo by a Thai Buddhist monk, there are a number of rules of conduct to follow post-needle. The Sak Yant tattoos were originally done on warriors seeking strength and [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:01:15+00:00January 10th, 2020|tattoo history, tattoo laws|Comments Off on Tattoo Laws Worldwide – Part II

Tattoo Laws Worldwide

Tattoo Laws Worldwide: Part I — Asia Already in the 4th century, fishermen along the coast in what is today known as South Korea would get tattoos that were thought to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck. Then, as it was in many other places in the world, tattoos were used as a [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:03:57+00:00January 6th, 2020|tattoo laws|Comments Off on Tattoo Laws Worldwide