Tattooing was born from the meaning to keep the drawing for a long time and not be washed away. The tattooing custom of the ancient Vietnamese, born from 2000-3000 years ago, lasted until the end of the 13th century, the beginning of the 14th century, is the oldest and most ancient custom of our nation.
Tattoos are people using sharp
sharp tips of hard wood or ivory, bone, metal .. to make shapes of people, gods, animals, flowers, words, signs, symbols... on the surface. skin surface (in some cases tattooed up to 96% of the total skin area), then sprinkled with charcoal, black powder, indigo or dye. When the tattoo heals, leave the shape and color. At first, people tattooed themselves for the purpose of self-defense because they thought that when diving into the water, the aquatic monsters they saw should be afraid (inhabitants of Lac Viet) and other wild animals, evil spirits, diseases, toxic winds, disasters. , risks ... all must be. This is written in the book Linh Nam Chic Quai (Hong Bang Thi Story) as follows:
“At that time, the people in the mountains who went down to the tattoo inspired clothing water to catch fish were often injured by the currents, so together they told the king about it. King said:
The mountain varieties are different from the aquatic species. The species in the water only like what is similar to us and hate what is different from us, so we are harmed.
Having said that
the King ordered everyone to take the color of the water monster tattoo on their body. From then on, no more injuries caused by the flux. The custom of self-drawing of Bach Viet people started since then."
In the Tran Dynasty, in order to encourage the fighting spirit of soldiers and people against the invaders of the Mongols, King Tran had his soldiers tattooed with the words "Sat That" (killing the Nguyen invaders), while the people tattooed the word "Sat That" (killing the Nguyen invaders). On the abdomen, the words "For the sake of saving the area, slandering the nation" (For the sake of risking life, repaying the gratitude to the country).
Today, the custom of tattooing to fight water monsters or to show solidarity and bravery against foreign invaders is no longer there. Instead, the tattoo trends and habits of young people show their love for "artistic" tattoos or express their own personality. Therefore, many different forms of tattoo art were born.
3D tubes are different from 2D tubes
in that, 2D tubes are simple cubes, monochromatic colors, 3D tattoos require workers to create depth for the tattoo through polishing, massing, patching and demanding methods. Ask the craftsman's skill and their creativity. It is from the images from 3D tubes that create a feeling of reality, so viewers will have a "cold" feeling. To produce a complete 3D work takes one and a half times as long as a 2D tattoo, sometimes more if the work has many meticulous details. 3D tattooing, like other tattooing methods, can affect human health if not used medically safe methods. To remove a 3D tattoo, it must be accepted to leave scars, causing pain and difficulty, but if it is removed by laser burning, it will take 5 to 6 months with the amount spent many times more than the original tattoo. .
Keloid scars are a way that young people show their "player" level. Scar tattooing is done by tattooists using tools ... peeling the skin to create tattoos with scars. With this type of tattoo, to create the contours of the tattoo, the worker cleans the skin very carefully with alcohol, then glues the decals on the skin and uses tools to create each line for the "work". . With the notion that whoever owns a scar tattoo is brave enough to overcome the pain in life, young people plunge into this hobby as if to affirm the level of "playfulness" of me. In fact, according to evaluations and comments of health experts, scar tattooing is just a variation of the traditional tattoo style, containing many elements that are harmful to health if medical instruments are not disinfected. , causing skin necrosis and high transmission of HIV disease, completely not artistic.
Reflective tube is popular with players and enjoys
because of its strangeness. The method of tattooing is the same as other traditional types of tattoo. However, the type of ink used for tattooing is a reflective UV ink purchased from Thailand, China, etc. When this type of ink is st patricks day used, at first glance there will be no difference, but when the sun goes out, the images The tube will glow by itself. According to many people, when putting this ink into the body, it will easily cause the body to have a rash, irritation, and cause cancer because they contain cancer-causing chemicals. It is dangerous, but due to its strange nature, this form of tattoo is still loved and hunted by young people.
Stone carving attracts a large number of young people. Especially young women because this is a form of tattoo with high fashion, many unique, impressive and easy to make. Stone tattoo (Vajazzle) is actually a way of temporarily sticking stones and beads on the skin. To attach the stones to the body, the craftsman will first apply a layer of specialized wax with high adhesion ability and then, the craftsman will glue each stone to the skin according to a certain shape skillfully. This is not too difficult a form of tattooing, so young people often go to popular markets to buy stones and glue to make themselves. This form of stone tattooing is very eye-catching, so many young people abuse stones in sensitive places on the body or deadlines.