The Trail of The Painted Ponies,” Tribal Rose”


For centuries, tattooing with ink or dyes, also known as “skin art,” has been practiced within different tribal cultures by both men and women as a way of indicating social position. Since the 1990s, as modern techniques allowed for a range of elaborate designs and colors, tattoos have become a mainstream part of Western fashion for decorative and cosmetic reasons. Popular among both sexes is the image of a flower, in particular a red rose.