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Kutia Kondh woman, by Dennis Walton

Kutia Kondh woman, by Dennis Walton

Picture of Syrian refugee in Turkey with facial tattoos called deq

Last fall, photographer Jodi Hilton visited Syrian refugee camps in Turkey, across the border from Kobane, Syria. There, she encountered women who displayed the last of a fading art form—deq facial…

Chukchi woman with three fertility tattoos on cheek and a cruciform tattoo foil marking the corner of her mouth that was intended as a charm against evil spirits. Foils were also stitched into living skin if the individual had been in great danger and had escaped. Photograph ca. 1900.  From Shamanic Skin: The Art of Magical Tattoos | Lars Krutak

SHAMANIC SKIN: THE ART OF MAGICAL TATTOOS

Personalized Photo Charms Compatible with Pandora Bracelets. Chukchi woman with three fertility tattoos on cheek and a cruciform tattoo foil marking the corner of her mouth that was intended as a charm against evil spirits.

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Kurdish face tattoos - Google Search

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A Laju Naga, woman living in Arunachal Pradesh, India, told me: “My ancestors will only recognize me after I die because of my tattoos.” Photograph © Lars Krutak 2007.

Shamanic Skin: The Art of Magical Tattoos (Marks of Identity. A Laju Naga woman living in Arunachal Pradesh, India, told me: “My ancestors will only recognize me after I die because of my tattoos.

Makonde women with ndona (labret), forehead,  chin, cheek, and sternum tattoos. The labret is  made of black ebony with an upright needle passing close to the nose, a sign that the girl is of marriageable age. Photograph ca. 1960. Makonde - by John Stone

Makonde women with ndona (labret), forehead, chin, cheek, and sternum tattoos…

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