Decorated body has a habit of mankind for thousands of years, and these decorations can be artistically NOK to leave the viewer gasping in amazement. Often the user of tattoos to make a statement of any kind.
Tattooing involves inserting colored materials below the skin surface. Original tattoos may have been the result of accidents such as rubbing the small incision with your hands still covered with soot or ashes, the color back into the skin when the wound healed. Russian scientists dig graves in southern Siberia in 1940 found 2,500 years old mummies with tattoos of animals and monsters. The Egyptians were also responsible for a large degree of diffusion of these practices throughout the world. By 2000 BC tattooing had stretched all the way to Southeast Asia. The earliest evidence of tattooing in Japan comes from the clay figures with faces painted or engraved in representation of tattoos. The oldest recovered from tombs dated to at least 3000 BC.
These often produce geometric designs were added toand decorated throughout life individual until they covered the entire body. Samoan tradition of using tattoos in hand has always been dependent on the rank and title. Tattooing ceremonies, conducted in early puberty preparing cases, and an important part of their journey to leadership. The first Europeans to see this was from a 1787 French expedition.
The Indians also honored tattoos. Several tribes hired them to signify bravery or status, while the Eskimo Innuit women had chins tattooed to indicate marital status and group identity. The first tattoo shop in New York opened in 1846, and Reilly invented the electric tattooing machine in 1891. Sailors have always believed that, had loved to garden tattoos. In 1882, his sons, the Dukes of Clarence and York, tattoos of the Japanese champion, Hori Chiyo.
Hawaiian traditional tattoo art served not only as decoration, but because they believed also to guard their health and spiritual well-being. Very complex patterns, mimicking woven tubes or other natural forms, legs, torso and face.
Maori people of New Zealand used his carving skills to create amazing tattoos. The entire face was a distinction which tells about the status of their lines of descent, tribal affiliations, and the memory farms in the war and other major events in their lives.
Early Celtic culture revolved body art, done with woad, and leaves a blue design on the skin. Spirals were common, and lines forming complex braids which looms over itself symbolizes the connection of all life. The body of a 5000 year old tattooed man.
Bizarre and at times gruesome as this body art can be, it is as old as civilization, and more popular today than it ever has been in the past, with every celebrity that has at least one tattoo somewhere. Every picture tells a story, they say, and some can really talk a lot about the person wearing it.