Tattoos carry a long and colorful history as markers of a rite of passage, as a sign of status or punishment, and in some cultures as a mark of protection to ward off evil. These days, however, we get tattoos under more voluntary circumstances, for artistic or sentimental
'Unalome'. This symbol is a representation of reaching enlightenment. The path starts in the centre of the spiral, and as you continue down this path you are wandering, becoming more conscious of your surroundings. When you reach the top of the symbol (the straight line), you have reached enlightenment.
So you've decided you want a tiny tattoo — welcome to the ink gang! If you're still not sure about the placement of your new body art, consider your hands. We already know how good Flash Tattoos can look when carefully placed on fingers, so why not make a permanent commitment to the chic style? It's a great way to show off a passion, talent, or belief without saying a single word. And if you talk with your hands, your ink will make an even louder statement! Get inspired when you read on.