Piercings and Tattoos

Apr
11

Rihanna inspired by Kat Von D for her new Tattoo?

Posted by Disha Singh on April 11, 2008

(Rihanna Unveils her Tattoo: Photo by PopSugar via Wire Image) Rihanna recently got a cool starry tattoo on her back. The tattoo is of a cluster of stars sprinkled down her back resembling the facial tattoo of Kat Von D. Kat Von's starry tattoo is a kinda logo of hers and Rihanna is the next to adorn her back with similar design. May be latter was inspired by former for her fifth tattoo. (Kat Von D tattooing: Photo from Myspace) Rihanna now wears five tattoos in total. Earlier she had a music note i.e. a treble clef and a 16th note on her ankle, a Pisces behind her right ear, a star inside her left ear and a Sanskrit prayer going down the hip. Taking a closer look at the tattoo I'm drawn towards the significance of five-pointed-star. Some stars of Rihanna's tattoo are an outline and some are filled. The filled five-pointed star tattoo commonly signifies a star but people say that the five-pointed star represents the quest after Divine Knowledge, feminine energy, an

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Dec
18

Kat Von D Sets Guinness World Record for Tattoos

Posted by Disha Singh on December 18, 2007

Kat Von D makes her way into the Guinness Book of World Records for inking most tattoos in a 24 hours period. On Friday noon she sat down for a contineous session of 24 hours to ink 400 tattoos at her High Voltage Tattoo parlor. Without food... without cigrette... and with just three breaks... she made the Guinness World Record for a cause as the money collected on the event will be donated to Vitamin Angels. The tattoos cost 20 bucks, and every 20 saved 80 kids from going blind. 400 x 80 = 32,000 kids, she said. "During the entire 24 hour period, i never ate, and kept my consumptions of liquid to a bare minimum, to make sure i wouldnt have to stop tattooing to go to the bathroom at any point. i put on nicotine patches, so i wouldnt take any cigerette breaks. And during the entire 24 hours i took a maximum 3 breaks of no more than about 3 minutes, to drink an energy drink closer to the end, and to change into sweats at another point and stretch my hands which were starting t

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Dec
13

Kat Von D looking forward to set Guinness World Record

Posted by Disha Singh on December 13, 2007

Kat Von D, 25, the head-strong tattooist, who few months back walked out of 'Miami Ink' to launch her own show, 'LA Ink', on TLC, is looking forward to set Guinness World Record, and she's imploring anyone who's interested to help her do it. She is aiming at doing 400 tattoos in 24 hours. She said, So, we have been talking about setting the record for the most tattoos done in a 24 hour period by one person, since the Miami Ink days, and FINALLY we are gonna do it, here, in Los Angeles, at my tattoo shop! Yes, as Katherine Von Drachenberg a.k.a Kat Von D has always shown up as an ideal and adventurous female today, with this announcement at her blog on myspace she has proved it again. As she has mentioned earlier the record making tattooing session will be held at her tattoo shop i.e. High Voltage Tattoo/LA Ink, 1259 N. La Brea Ave., W. Hollywood, CA 90038; on Friday i.e. 14th December at 12 noon and ends at the exact same time the following day. As per the rules of Guin

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