Tattoos in the Middleeast and Borneo
There are many facets of tattoos in different countries. Though there are some similarities in the styles of tattooing in this day and age, some “old school” styles are still practiced, such as tap. You can see tap at most tattoo conventions held in your area. Several countries will be covered throughout different articles, feel free to stop by and read up on them all. Knowing the background, and geographics of tattooing can help you in understanding what your clients may want.
Some of the international examples would be :
* Arabic Tattoos, and
tattooing in the middle east, in places such as Iran,
Iraq, Egypt, and Palestine
are once again discovering tattooing. Until the 19th
century tattoos were a way for arabic prostitutes to
catch the eye of a man. However, erotic
tattoos such as breast
tattoos aren’t quite as popular as they were
once in the middle east. Gypsies and nomadic people seem to influence
most designs in tattoos in the middle east. The nomadic women were
by far the most heavily tattooed, and were most likely tattooed
by the gypsies. The gypsies tended to tattoo people
from Syria, Libya, Iran,
Iraq, and Egypt up until the 20th
However, in this day and age, the demand for tattoos among Iranian, and other middle eastern women has exploded. Iranian who are tattooed , however must keep them under wraps due to the authorities.
on a tattoo design
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