Brief Tattoo Design and History
The word “tattoo comes from the Polynesian word ‘ta’ for “strike something,” and the Tahitian word ‘tatau’ which means “to mark something.” Tattoos have been around for over 5000 years and they have been very diverse during those times and used in many different culture around the world. An interesting fact is that one of the first designs in the modern world was heartache broken heart tattoo.
How Tattoos Are Made
Tattoos arе made by taking colored materials and inserting them beneath the skin. The first tattoos probably came about by accident. A hand may have been rubbed with soot that had a small wound and once the wound healed the marks remained on the hand.