Did Japan just ban tattoo artists?

A court has ruled that only medical professionals can legally issue ink By Jenni Marsh, Junko Ogura, Chie Kobayashi, CNN. Updated 3:03 AM ET, Thu October 19, 2017 Tokyo, Japan (CNN)Black is a color you won't find on the walls of Ron Sugano's tattoo parlor in the upmarket Meguro district of south-west Tokyo, where quaint [...]

By |2017-11-20T21:01:58-04:00November 20th, 2017|Midnight Moon Tattoo|

Local Landscape: Laconia Motorcycle Week

It’s time once again for New Hampshire to echo with the roar of 110 ci engines as hundreds of thousands make the annual pilgrimage to Laconia Bike Week. With New England businesses frothing at the mouth as this week marks the start of summer tourism season, none may get more excited than leather outlets, motorcycle [...]

By |2017-06-12T17:43:15-04:00June 12th, 2017|Midnight Moon Tattoo|

Tattoo Traditions: Knowing Nautical

There have been naval tattoo traditions for centuries. Since the 1600’s in fact, when British mariners first started returning from the south pacific with indelible marks of their passage. As these markings became the norm it began to beg the question, what do they mean to the wearer? Many of these symbols and images were [...]

By |2017-04-07T19:18:47-04:00April 7th, 2017|Midnight Moon Tattoo|

Tattoo Traditions: Celtic Britannia

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to continue our look at various tattoo traditions around the world and their history. Celtic traditions originated in Central Europe shared by the Germanic tribes who inhabited the region. The iconic imagery we think of, with blue tones and intricate knot work didn’t come until [...]

By |2017-03-03T17:05:56-04:00March 3rd, 2017|Midnight Moon Tattoo|

Ash Ink

Ash Ink Have you ever given thought to what you might want done with your remains after you die? How about any heirlooms you might want to leave to the family? Why not become an heirloom for your family, a nice tattoo design for your family to remember you, made of you! That’s right you [...]

By |2017-02-10T13:19:05-04:00February 10th, 2017|Midnight Moon Tattoo|