In this article, we will take a look at the taboo and dangerous tattoo patterns that you need to know.
1. Spreading cards tattoo
The symbol of spread out playing cards implies that the owner of the tattoo is an avid gambler. In addition, people tattooed with cards often perceive life as a gamble full of luck and this is a fairly common tattoo pattern on the body of prisoners in Russia.
In Western prisons, each card has its own meaning as the clove represents crime and the Ace of spades represents the thief. The checkered leaves represent prisoners who worked as spies, policemen, and security guards, and they are often forced to be tattooed by other prisoners to mark that prisoner was once a “cop” or a “dirty” spy. And finally, the card will have a romantic meaning, implying that inmates entering prison will look for a “romantic” prisoner in prison and together have sublime moments in it.
2. Needleless clock tattoo
The clock without hands represents that time is infinite, forever, a statement to life that it will be long and distant. A needleless clock tattoo implies that the person tattooing it is a prisoner serving a life sentence or being detained for a fairly long time.
3. Teardrop tattoo
Tears represent grief and loss. The teardrop tattoo is famous among criminals and it has a dark meaning, implying that the prisoner may commit murder. In addition, these tattoos are also used to commemorate other death row inmates who were close to each other or the family members of inmates who went to prison or died in prison.
4. Spider web tattoo
Spider web tattoo represents darkness and crampedness and is often likened to going to prison. In fact, this spider web tattoo is often tattooed by some prisoners in prison to show that they have been in prison or forced to tattoo by other prisoners to distinguish between other groups of prisoners. If you don’t want to go to prison, it’s best not to get this tattoo.
5. Guan Yin Buddha Tattoo
Tattoos of Buddhas, Buddha Guanyin is not suitable for everyone to have this tattoo. If the tattooed person is a person who is not Buddha-oriented, does not cultivate the heart to accumulate virtue, is a vegetarian to recite the Buddha’s name, or is a good person, then the Buddha tattoo will cause harm to the tattoo owner. In addition, Buddha tattoos are also taboo to tattoo on bad areas such as the genitals, buttocks, armpits because tattooing on those areas not only does not bring good meaning but also smears the image of Buddha.
6. Barbed wire tattoo
Barbed wire is a protection in important places such as banks, prisons, police stations or military barracks. For barbed wire tattoo will mean that the person has been in prison and the number of twists on the barbed wire will represent the number of years in prison.
7. Guan Gong, Guan Yu Tattoos
Guan Gong was a great mandarin in the feudal period in China with a talent for commanding troops and courage when he stormed the battlefield. With a mandarin tattoo, tattooers need to pay attention to feng shui and must consult with feng shui masters, see the general to see if they have a large enough destiny to “carry” or not and the most suitable tattoo position? In general, this is also a good and meaningful tattoo, but tattooers need to pay attention to consider before tattooing to avoid bringing bad luck to people.
8. Tattoos about the four great spirits (Blue Dragon – White Tiger – Chu Tuoc – Huyen Vu)
Tattoos about the four great spirit beasts hurt the tattooer’s principle and attract many bad stars to the owner. This is one of the difficult tattoos to “carry” destiny and can bring a lot of bad luck to the tattooist if all 4 of these mascots are tattooed on the body. In addition, tattooists must also consult feng shui factors and opinions of people who work on feng shui, anthropology before choosing one of the four great spiritual beasts.
9. Clown tattoo
This is a tattoo that has a taboo meaning in Brazil and can get you into trouble when you set foot in this country. Clown tattoos are common among criminals who have killed police and law enforcement agencies.
10. Yakuza Tattoos
Yakuza tattoo is also a difficult tattoo to “carry” because the tattoo often has to be covered with people, affecting the vitality on the body. In addition, the Yakuza tattoo is also a symbol of the underground crime in Japan and if you intend to travel or study, working here will get you in trouble and can become ” reluctant prey” of the Yakuza.
With the sharing in the article, you already know which tattoos should be avoided and why that tattoo is dangerous for the tattooer. Good luck!