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Tattoo you!

Tattoo you!

By Sura Wood

What accounts for the popularity of tattoos across time and multiple civilizations? They're found on all continents, save for Antarctica. Some have even been discovered on Egyptian mummies and cave dwellers frozen in the tundra.

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By Sura Wood | June 4, 2019

Among the cognoscenti, the 19th-century Japanese tradition of tattooing, which emerged during the late Edo era, is considered the best, prized for its detail, complexity, and subtle shifts in vibrant hues and sophisticated compositions.


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