And inkspotting, of course!
I met a woman named Kimberly, who shared this sugar skull:
Kimberly got this about six years ago at Addiction Ink in the East Village.
There's a lot of symbolism in this piece, and Kimberly elaborated for me:
"The flowers in the eye are for my grandmother, and then every flower around the edge is a favorite flower of a female member of my family. Left eye is a rose, right eye is a mum, pink one is prairie rose, gerber daisy , cherry blossom, daisy, and then roses [at the bottom].""What's the significance of the gold tooth?" I asked.
Kimberly laughed, "I really liked it - if I really want to mess with somebody, I say it's how many men I've killed!"
This is one of four tattoos that she has.
Thanks to Kimberly for sharing this great tattoo with us here on Tattoosday!
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