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     The art to decorate body with tattoos is one of the most ancient of modern arts. It's difficult to say when the first tattoo appeared, but it's known for certain that tattoo exists for more than 60,000 years. The most ancient tattoos were found when historians were excavating Egyptian pyramids; so Egyptians are considered to be founders of this art. 

     Tattoo appeared by chance: having noticed that after burns or cuts, in which soot or paint gets accidentally, fanciful and indelible pictures are left on the skin, people started to hurt themselves deliberately. At first tattoo served not as a decoration but as a distinctive feature of a clan or a tribe, it showed the origin of a person and was endowed with magic force. Secrets of making tattoos passed from one generation to another, from father to his sons.

     Unfortunately, in XIXth and XXth centuries tattoo turned from art into an inexpensive and simple craft, but owing to surge of interest among young people in tattoos that took place in 50-60s of the last century the art of tattoo still exists and flourishes. 

     Today tattoos are very popular among youth and celebrities, and I have to mention that at present everyone who wants to make a tattoo can find one he or she likes; the Internet provides a great variety of choice.

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K Partin 7 years ago from Garden City, Michigan

Hi Gennifer, very detailed tattoos I do have one from when I was in the service, has to be 40 years old. Very cheap back then not like now. Thanks for the hub keep them coming.

And thanks for becoming a fan of my hubs. :)


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Gennifer 7 years ago from Minsk, Belarus Author

Yeah, today there is a great variety of choice and even the most fastidious people can find something they like.

I was looking through different tattoo designs just out of curiosity, but now I'm really thinking over making a small pretty tattoo on a sholder or on a loin.

P.S. Thanks you for becoming my fan as well. Hope that you'll like my hubs... ;)


lynnechandler 7 years ago

Good hub. I have 4 and will be getting a 5th next year.


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Gennifer 7 years ago from Minsk, Belarus Author

Oh, really? If it isn't a secret - where the next tattoo would be and what kind of tattoo you want to make?


seasoning 6 years ago

no tatoos yet, but these look good, may think about it


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Gennifer 6 years ago from Minsk, Belarus Author

I'm glad that you like them. Hope that if you make one of them, you won't be dissatisfied.

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