ancientskin.tattoo : The Harper-Lion : This is the first tattoo of my great client from the Harper-Family and also the start of a bigger project. The journey started with a nordic version of the lion of the family crest. I done this in summer 2020 - I‘m looking forward to continue soon. Done @houseofritualstattoo •#handpoked #traditionaltattooing #nordictattoo #vikings #dotworktattoos #vikingtattoo #viking #vikingstyle #handpoke #beforethelockdown
ancientskin.tattoo The past weeks were really hard for most of us. As I wrote in posts before I felt a deep shift, a big change. This will be good for us. Changes can offer new ways, it‘s an opportunity to let go, to let go is a process of death, it‘s a transformation. Of course death is not easy and nobody wants to talk about, but it‘s necessary to come to something new. And after you accept this sometimes really hard process of death and let go and let happen what needs to happen. you can grow the new seeds. Sometimes...
ancientskin.tattoo I had some awesome days in nature, discovering the winter forest with all it‘s offerings. I thank you mother nature for calm me down and also accepting who I am - as I am. That’s what we all should do to us and each other. Everyone is unique and has an own very special purpose on this planet. I‘m thankful for all your support and I‘m looking forward to serve you also more of my nordic art again. Thanks to @soniabicker who made this awesome felted woolcollar my wife bought for herself 😀•#nordictattoo #norsemythology #norseman #vikings #handpoketattoos #viking #redbeard #nordicmythology #animism #redhead #winter #nature
ancientskin.tattoo Iceland 🇮🇸, Vatnajökull National Park 2016 on our way to Askja 🏔 •#iceland #icelandtravel #lovenature #powerofnature #healing #nordictattoo #vikings #love
‚Fomitopsis betulina‘ (Birkenporling / birch polypore) - Nordic Tattoo, Nordic Mushroom Creations, Handpoked Tattoo, Vikingtattoo
ancientskin.tattoo This is a massive ‚Fomitopsis betulina‘ (Birkenporling / birch polypore) we found in summer 2020. I never saw a bigger one. It‘s diamter was around 37cm. This is one of the healthiest and most healing mushroom in northern Europe. It has been researched for its phytochemistry and pharmacological activity. Phytochemicals include phenolic acids, indole compounds, sterols, and triterpenes. You maybe know this one cause ‚Ötzi, the Iceman‘ carried this mushroom in his pocket. So we see it‘s medical usage was known over 5000 years ago which is amazing. There is so much we don‘t know. We consume this mushroom as...