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Life and death tattoos are reflective of the importance of these two life events. These tattoos can vary in design and show "both sides of the coin." Usually the words "Life" and "Death" will be incorporated in the desig... More »

Prison tattoos are those that are created while incarcerated or are designed to look that way. They may convey gang or mafia affiliation, racism or toughness. More »

Irish tattoos are often worn to depict ancient Celtic Ireland and include Celtic knots, key tattoos, Moon tattoos and the shamrock. An Irish belief is that mirrors capture souls upon death, and because of this, many ladi... More »

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