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Irezumi - Tattoo


Eternal Koi
Irezumi, the art of decorative Japanese tattoo, was a product of the Edo period. Its growth ran parallel with the popularity of Ukiyo-e woodblock printing and Kabuki theater, each art form drawing inspiration from the other two. Decorative tattooing began as an expression of love. Periodically outlawed over the centuries, it finally gained legitimate acceptance with the American occupation following the end of World War II. Today, it is a highly respected art form throughout the world.

 


Phoenix Rising

 


Dragon Mystique


Moonsong

 


Dance of the Fire Dragon

 


Love's Devotion

 


Beauty Unfolding - Innocence

Beauty Unfolding - Mystique

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