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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



Dance of the Fire Dragon


Love's Devotion


Beauty Unfolding - Innocence

Beauty Unfolding - Mystique

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