L-R: Sky Images owner Ken Whitten, Justin Fisher and Daniel Burr stand in front of the newest tattooing machine with seven needles that is used to create the increasingly popular and complicated “sleeve,” or the extensive tattooing of the entire arm.
Tattooing as a marking body ornament has been a known practice, probably since the pre-historic times. This is a presumption because of organic decomposition, but based on early recorded time, the Egyptians practiced it as early as 2,000 B.C.
Not only does tattooing have a long history, it is a world-wide practice, the word as we have it has a Polynesian origin.
Thousands of years have not diminished its popularity, in fact, it currently has reached probably its highest popularity for both genders, crossing all socio-economic levels.
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