My weekend at the Alberta Bound tattoo convention with my master Ryugen and my brothers Horisuzu and Horihyō. Lots of fun.

My weekend at the Alberta Bound tattoo convention with my master Ryugen and my brothers Horisuzu and Horihyō. Lots of fun.

japaneseaesthetics:

Hour of Snake, from the series “Women at various hours of the day”
By Kitagawa Utamaro.
Edo Period, 18th century.  Japan
Important Cultural Property

TokyoNationalMuseum

japaneseaesthetics:

Hour of Snake, from the series “Women at various hours of the day”

By Kitagawa Utamaro.

Edo Period, 18th century.  Japan

Important Cultural Property

TokyoNationalMuseum

(Source: tnm.jp)

jaybreentattooer:

Fillin some gaps on mike! Thanks @meadus

jaybreentattooer:

Fillin some gaps on mike! Thanks @meadus

horimitsu:

Honey Tattoo

horimitsu:

Honey Tattoo

(via ryu-kirin)

japaneseaesthetics:


"The paulownia crest that adorns this rooftop of one of the buildings in Kōdai-ji temple is the coat of arms (mon) for Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the man who unified Japan following Oda Nobunaga’s death in 1582. Kōdai-ji was established in 1606 by Hideyoshi’s wife, Nene in honor of Hideyoshi. to pray for her late husband. Kōdai-ji is a Rinzai sect Zen Buddhist temple.”  Text and photography by Rekishi no Tabi on Flickr

japaneseaesthetics:

"The paulownia crest that adorns this rooftop of one of the buildings in Kōdai-ji temple is the coat of arms (mon) for Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the man who unified Japan following Oda Nobunaga’s death in 1582. Kōdai-ji was established in 1606 by Hideyoshi’s wife, Nene in honor of Hideyoshi. to pray for her late husband. Kōdai-ji is a Rinzai sect Zen Buddhist temple.”  Text and photography by Rekishi no Tabi on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / rekishinotabi)

virtual-artifacts:

Incense Burner
Kagoshima, Japan, Edo period
Stoneware with clear colorless glaze; silver lid
H: 13.2 W: 9.9 cm 

virtual-artifacts:

Incense Burner

Kagoshima, Japan, Edo period

Stoneware with clear colorless glaze; silver lid

H: 13.2 W: 9.9 cm 

(via japaneseaesthetics)

(Source: harizanmai, via yo-kaii)

fuckyeahsugardaddy:

thefabulousweirdtrotters:

A RARE ART NOUVEAU “BUTTERFLIES AND BATS” POCKETWATCH, BY RENE LALIQUE Of gilt-finished jeweled lever movement, the openface pocketwatch of circular outline with blued-steel moon-style hands and applied black enameled Arabic numerals, against the gold ground accented by blue and white enameled fluttering butterflies, within a polished gold case, the reverse depicting numerous flying purplish blue enameled bats, with scattered moonstone accents, further embellished by a sculpted gold serpent bow, circa 1899-1900, with French export marks.

Awesome.

fuckyeahsugardaddy:

thefabulousweirdtrotters:

A RARE ART NOUVEAU “BUTTERFLIES AND BATS” POCKETWATCH, BY RENE LALIQUE 
Of gilt-finished jeweled lever movement, the openface pocketwatch of circular outline with blued-steel moon-style hands and applied black enameled Arabic numerals, against the gold ground accented by blue and white enameled fluttering butterflies, within a polished gold case, the reverse depicting numerous flying purplish blue enameled bats, with scattered moonstone accents, further embellished by a sculpted gold serpent bow, circa 1899-1900, with French export marks.

Awesome.

(via kilesa)

(Source: weheartit.com, via kilesa)