Traditional tattoo designs are back in fashion now. With the Japanese tattoos riding the waves of popularity in the world, the simple tattoo art has now become a style statement. Make way for the Japanese art of tattooing, where you have depictions of mythical beasts, leaves, flowers, namakubi, oni and other such carved images. It is believed by many that these designs are the way to attain lifeâ€™s goals. So, anyone sporting such tattoos is said to be very positive and confident.
Thus, Japanese tattoo designs are today, the mainstay of fashion quotients. Specialists, who used special equipments to do it earlier, did the traditional form of this art. It is a painful and expensive process and takes a long time to complete. There are shorter methods to do this, but the beauty of the longer process is a feast for the eyes. With such tattoos in tow, today they are a rage with many tattoo enthusiasts. Signifying a lot of cultural hues and traditional values, the shapes and structures represent an art that has been existent since centuries. Let us see the ways in which we could blend modern values with ancient customs and make it look good in the eyes of the world.
This is a design representing a slashed head, which is very symbolical in Japanese culture. It shows alertness to rise up to a challenge, respect for the foe and also represents punishment to be given.
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