Gangsta Tattoos

Gangster and gangster tattoos one can often see these days. As a rule, these are young people who have served a sentence in jail or belong to certain groups.

Gangster tattoos originated in Japan where everyone is released from prison the person had to apply a tattoo to distinguish them from other citizens.

The tattoo was a kind of stigma to shame the former criminals for their past.

Now these tattoos are often a symbol of pride and endured difficult experiences in the past.

There is a certain set of patterns that are used in the gangster tattoos are stars, tears, cobwebs, graffiti, dots between fingers for each year holed up.