British pop singer Robbie Williams has numerous tattoos. While the specific meaning of each tattoo is personal to the singer, many of the designs have a general meaning.Know More
Williams has several picture-based tattoos. One is a pagan Celtic cross on his right hip. Many people wear a Celtic cross for protection. He has another cross tattoo, which he calls "the Christian," on his right arm. It features Jesus Christ, angels and the Virgin Mary and is presumably religious.
Williams had a pair of swallows tattooed on his stomach in 2003. The birds are symbolic of freedom and loyalty. He also has a lion's head, the universal symbol for masculinity, power and virility, on his right bicep. The Eye of Horus, the all-seeing eye in Egyptian mythology, is tattooed on the back of Williams' neck. It's considered a sign of protection.
Williams has a traditional Maori tribal tattoo on his right shoulder that was done at famous Dutch tattoo artist Henk Schiffmacher's studio. It tells the story of his life. A more obvious story is the teddy bear on his left arm wearing a T-shirt with the letter "T" on the front. It's a tribute to Williams' daughter, Theodora Rose, whose nickname is Teddy.Learn more about Tattoos
The Yellow Pages, Yahoo Local and Yelp have tattoo shop ratings for shops in and near Port Huron, Michigan. The ratings are user submitted, so they provide each individual's opinion and personal experience with the shops. DaVinci Tattoos, Sarenity and Skin Illusions have reviews listed online as of 2014.Full Answer >
The Thunderbird tattoo design represents the mighty eagle in full flight. The Thunderbird is essentially a mythical creature. According to the Lakota people, the Thunderbird has the ability to create thunder by fluttering its huge wings and can control or influence other events such as rain and clouds.Full Answer >
The needle of a tattoo machine punctures the skin 50 to 3,000 times per minute. Tattoo artists have control of the tattoo machine and can set it to run faster or slower depending on how comfortable they are with the machine.Full Answer >
Electric tattoo needles create semi-permanent designs by rapidly injecting ink into the second layer of skin, known as the dermis. Each penetration is roughly 1 millimeter in depth, and the ink is deposited into the tiny punctures. Tattoo artists use insoluble ink that does not dissolve, and special tattoo needles can make up to 3,000 injections per minute, according to How Stuff Works.Full Answer >