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TRIBAL/POLYNESIAN TATTOO FOR ALLAN

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie January 22, 2015
TRIBAL/POLYNESIAN TATTOO FOR ALLAN
Here’s what our client Allan has to say about his Tribal/Polynesian tattoo.   “I really wanted a tribal on my arm as my first ink, so I discussed with her what i had in mind. After sharing with her my

THE TWO QUEENS IN JOSHUA’S LIFE

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie January 21, 2015
THE TWO QUEENS IN JOSHUA’S LIFE
Here is Joshua’s story about his forearm tattoo for the queens of his life. — “This tattoo is dedicated to 2 strong women in my life; the matriarchs of my family and the queens of my family’s hearts: my grandmothers.

OUROBOROS TATTOO FOR JUIZ

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie January 3, 2015
OUROBOROS TATTOO FOR JUIZ
The Ouroboros or Oroboros  is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. Here’s a client that got his tattoo inspiration from his favorite Anime. Dear Frances, Thank you for the wonderful tattoo session that we

INFINITY TATTOO WITH FEATHER

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie December 30, 2014
INFINITY TATTOO WITH FEATHER
  An Infinity Tattoo could mean a lot of things but one of thing is for sure, it stands for “never-ending”. Here’s an infinity tattoo that Frances Arbie, our female tattoo artist at TATTOO MANILA did for a client on her

MY FAMILY, MY STRENGTH

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie December 17, 2014
MY FAMILY, MY STRENGTH
  “I have always wanted a back tattoo.  If I remember it right, 1st attempt was in 2004 in Dubai.  One of my staff volunteered since he knew how to do it kaso wala kaming makuhang ink to use.  Tweety

PRAYING HANDS TATTOO

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie December 16, 2014
PRAYING HANDS TATTOO
Although its meaning varies per religion, the “Praying Hands” usually symbolize obedience, repentance, veneration and sincerity. More than 86% of the people in the Philippines (known as the only Christian nation in Asia) are Roman Catholics. It isn’t surprising then,

ALIBATA TATTOO: MATATAG

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie December 15, 2014
ALIBATA TATTOO: MATATAG
  Alibata or Baybayin is an ancient Filipino script derived from Brahmic scripts of India and first recorded in the 16th century. Pinoys are known for being proud of their heritage, thus the number of Alibata Tattoos that we have

SKULL WITH CROWN TATTOO

by TATTOO MANILA by Frances Arbie November 26, 2014
SKULL WITH CROWN TATTOO
  Skull tattoos aren’t necessarily scary, as most of our clients in the tattoo shop want them inked. Here’s one that TATTOO MANILA did, and as requested; with a crown. 😉