If you haven't yet noticed, Egyptian tattoos are fast growing in
popularity today. This is not only the case with these styles of
tattoos but also with other tribal designs and tattoo designs that
are reminiscent of ancient cultures.
While they may not all be the genuine article, the ancient
Egyptian culture long ago disappeared; so who today is going to be
able to tell the difference?
If you are thinking about getting a tattoo reminiscent of the
ancient Egyptian culture, you may want to learn a little bit about
what it means to have an ancient Egyptian tattoo and a bit of
history about them before you take that leap. A tattoo is meant to
be permanent so it may be a good idea to be fully informed as to
what you are getting into before you take that leap.
A Bit of History of Egyptian Tattooing
The first tattoo discovered was on an ancient Egyptian mummy,
another high priestess. The Egyptians tattooed themselves for a
variety of reasons, some spiritual and some cosmetic.
There are symbols of the ancient Egyptian culture today that are
found on many people's skin, including the Ankh and the various gods
and goddesses and their associated symbols. These ancient tattoos
are easily translated into today's culture and adopted by people of
all nations. Not only are they interesting to look at, but ancient
Egyptian tattoos hold a lot of spiritual and historical significance
for people from all over the world, especially those who wear these
Modify Ancient Tattoos to Fit Today's Modern Style
If you want to use ancient tattoos as an inspiration for your
next piece of body art, know that you do not have to stick to the
same design as the tattoo was originally found. Authentic Egyptian
tattoos are nice, but only if you are an authentic Egyptian. If not,
you can feel free to play around with the different designs and make
something of your own.
This type of tattoo can and will reflect your personal style if
you let it. The fact that you considered any of these design styles
in the first place says a lot about what you are interested in. If
you can't think of ways to make the design that you want a bit more
personalized, your tattoo artist can probably think of many ways
that may be of interest to you and that you may like. When you give
them a design, they make a sketch so that they can create a stencil
of your design. It would be at this time that they will be happy to
make any adjustments to the original that you may want.
Ideas for Egyptian Tattoos for Your Body
If you are in search of the perfect Egyptian tattoo for your
needs, there are a few things that you may want to consider. The
most popular of them all is the Ankh, which is a variation of the
cross. Rather than being straight edged as a regular modern day
cross it has a looped top.
This is a very ancient tattoo and was not designed as a
different take on the Christian cross symbol. The Christian cross
that we know today was not yet in existance. The Ankh symbol is an
expression of life, and that is what it means to the wearer. For
this reason, people have embraced the Ankh as a basis for an
Egyptian style tattoo have many different reasons for choosing this
symbol. All of them very personal.
The Phoenix is another popular ancient Egyptian symbol that those
interested in Egyptian tattoos have been looking into. Of them all,
this too is one of the most often inked of all of the Egyptian style
The Phoenix is a large bird usually depicted with outspread
wings. This bird is said to have been born from ashes, and is
representative of overcoming hardship. It signifies overcoming
hardship and turning that hardship or difficult time into something
new. It symbolizes hope and faith. Anybody who is going through or
has already gone througha difficult change in life would stand well
to get this type of tattoo, as it represents rebirth and looks great
on most areas of the body. Many people get the Phoenix tattoo on
their back, as it can be represented larger than life.
No matter where you are from or what your nationality, Egyptian
tattoos can look great on your body and give you a great feeling
when you get them. There are a lot of different ways to go about
personalizing Egyptian tattoos to fit your personal style, and once
you start sketching you may be surprised at where your imagination
How To Remove Tattoos
Many thousands of people get tattoos every year and a whole lot
of them choose to have them removed. Having a little perspective is
always important, and as you can see the history of tattoos is quite
We always ask that our visitors not to make any rapid decisions.
Investigate and study your tattoo removal options.
Please do not jump on the first method of tattoo removal that you
come across. There are other tattoo removal methods available, and
with the right research and attention to your individual
preferences, it shouldn't be too difficult to find the right method,
whether it be Salabrasion, Laser Removal, TCA, Glycolic Acid,
Chemical Extraction or any of the other various methods that we
cover for you.
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make that important decision that is "right for you".
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