Engraved Within

Before getting a tattoo done people usually ask themselves one of two question: "I want to get a tattoo, so what's the most meaningful thing I can get?" Or they reach the conclusion of, "This person/place/thought is so important to me, how can I have a constant reminder?" 

... and that's when they decide to get inked.  

This indelible art allows people to hold on to the thoughts they hold the most dear, it's permanence

transcends time and space.

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Dad.

"When he passed away, my sister and I wanted to commemorate him, this cross is a replica of the one he had on his neckless. He used to always have it on, and like it we wanted a piece of him, always with us."

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"It's not a proclamation of my love, but a symbol of unity, that even with thousands of miles separating us, I know that she will always be with me, always 'on' my heart".  

 
 

my mom is the heart that keeps me alive.

 
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 " We decided, all three of us to get something that reassured us that we always had each other." 

 

"Being the middle child, I had the middle triangle filled in." 


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1951. kookA's Birthday. She is the most important person in my life. 

"She always has my back, and that's why she will be always be on my back"

 
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THIS IS MY HAPPY PLACE. MY SAFE PLACE. THE PLACE THAT MADE ME WHO I AM TODAY.

"The co-ordinates of the place I love the most on this earth."

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I was out with a friend while working on this project, I spotted his tattoo, and began to ask, 'Steven, what does this ...' cutting me off mid-sentence, He immediately said 'OMY'.  I had her name engraved, because I NEED her to be with me always."  

 
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... with me, forever.