In 1769 explorer James Cook in the UK brings custom tattooing, borrowed from the natives of Tahiti. With this custom explorer brings a word to define it: "tattoo" word that was supposedly invented by pasting other 2 words: "your" in Polynesian, which means "to hit" and "word" tatau "in Tahitian which translates to" to mean ". Basically it describes bonding technique: tapping the badge. Art of tattooing is so old that nobody knows exactly how long they practice. In 1991, in the Austrian Alps was discovered the oldest tattooed body, it is estimated age over 5,000 years. For many indigenous peoples, tattoo, body art besides a beauty and a simple way, was at the same time, a practice with deep ritual and spiritual significance.

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