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Rune

David sent this one in. Here is his story:

This was my second Tattoo I decided to get after my first year of Marriage, it’s my Wife’s initials in Runes.  I don’t like wearing jewellery so I thought getting a Tattoo was a WAY better idea and I thought my Wife would love it.  She wasn’t to happy that I got it, and wasn’t willing to wear my Wedding Ring.  After 5 years of marriage and knowing her for 12 years, she finally warming up to Ink I got in honour of her.  I plan on getting both my Children’s names done in Runes as well.

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Knuckle Tattoos Lady Fingers Thumbs

Treble and Bass Clefs

Samantha L. sends us these knuckle tattoos with the story as follows:

Attached are pictures of my tattoos on my thumbs, they’re a Bass Clef and a Treble Clef. I got them because music is my life and im going to music school. It was done at Homeward Bound in Redwood City, CA.

Photo Credit: D’Elle Photography

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To Love Now

To Love Now

This is Nicole Williams a learning leader Adviser at the Northwest Hair academy in Everett, Wa:

My name is Nicole Williams. These are my knuckle tattoos. It literally means “to love now” in Tibetan. I am a Tibetan Buddhist and I wanted the writing to match the Tibetan I have tattooed on my chest. I got this one to remind me to live in the moment because anything could happen and that I should love life and everyone around me now because they may not be there later.

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Coffin and Hourglass

Coffin and Hourglass

These are the knuckles of Ben Tupper, Hereford UK. His story is a timely one:

Basically I woke up this morning (07/7/07) and like you do sometimes, I was thinking about death. I began to think about how finite life really is and how I need to be more spontaneous. So, I went to see my friend in town and got the hour glass and coffin, kind of to remind me that times ticking away. Plus I want to move work on to my hands gradually.

Tattoos Done by Mozza at Aaargh Tattoo Studio in Hereford UK.

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Diamond

Diamond

Kiki S. sends us this picture of her diamond, and has this to say:

I got this tattoo for 1 month now, I got it done in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
It stands for a lot of things, that I can’t all explain…
But It remains me of a surten time, place en friends!

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Cupcake

Sunshine in Brooklyn, NY sends us this lovely cupcake. Her story:

i got my first knuckle tat as a gift for myself when i got hired for my first ‘head baker’ job. since then i’ve worked for 2 of THE best pastry chefs in the country and i am working on my own company called cakes4rockstars. when i took on a partner she got her first knuckle tattoo to commemorate it. we both plan on getting new knuckle tattoos every few months in the theme of candy and confections. we’ll keep you updated.

Thanks Sunshine, we are all looking forward to seeing your next one!

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Mummy Knuckles

Found these via the excellent Needled blog.

The Smithsonian magazine had a few articles about tattooing and this picture was in with the bunch. Here’s the caption:

The tattooed right hand of a Chiribaya mummy is displayed at El Algarrobal Museum, near the port of Ilo in southern Peru. The Chiribaya were farmers who lived from A.D. 900 to 1350.

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AV Buttons

AV Buttons


These beauties belong to Anima from Boston. The reason he got this design was because he is an audio/mastering engineer.

UPDATE: Anima sent me an updated photo.

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Anchor


This lovely young lady here is named Gretchen and this is what she has to say about her knuckle tattoo:

It’s for my cousin J.W. that’s in the Navy. He has an anchor on his arm. I never get to see him now that’s he’s in the Navy.

What a way to support the troops.

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4x4 Knuckle Tattoos Man Hands

Three Bars

Three Bars

Jamie’s knuckles, at Sam Bond’s Garage in Eugene, Oregon, courtesy of sweet Miss Jenn.

“Its from an old system of hobo symbols. Whenever a hobo would get to a new town they would leave messages for other tramps about the quirks of that perticular town. Like “the cops here will try and kill you” or “the old lady who lives here will give you food” this one means “this is a good place to rest” which is what i needed at the point in my life when i got them. It’s also the meteorological symbol for mist… go figure.
–jamie “