And the more interesting fact is that Japanese Tattoo designs were first inked on the skin of Japanese Tattoo who were in the upper strata of the society then. ManyJapanese Tattoo history scholars formed the conclusion that Japanese Tattoo designs were used in ceremonies that define the ancientJapanese Tattoo standings in society and to ward off bad spirits.
In contrast to the reasons of ancient China’s practice of Japanese Tattoo which had the primary purpose of labeling criminals and society misfits, theJapanese Tattoo did it to elevate those worthy to be up there in society, thus, it was more of something that brought honor.
Apart from honor, Japanese Tattoo were also made to inspire. The courtesans, geishas and artists wore Japanese Tattoo that labeled who they were, what religions they believed and whom they loved. Well-practiced and kept values like religion and love were the common themes that were reflected on the skins of ancient Japanese Tattoo .
Some might find this odd, but do you know that the geishas had the names of their lovers’ names Japanese Tattoo on their arms to prove their love of eternity?This is what they called vow Japanese Tattoo . But of course, in present day Japan,Japanese Tattoo have become more of an expression of art rather than showcasing promises.