Tattoos: Skulls to Wear (Permanently)

Tattoos: Skulls to Wear (Permanently)

Long ago and right now, one of the images most frequently tattooed on people’s bodies is skulls. Whether they be grinning, smiling, threatening, wrapped in ribbons or words or flowers or flames, skulls seem to be nearly universal in appeal. As one website...
Skulls get the limelight

Skulls get the limelight

Did you know that a skull has one of the most recognized and beloved roles in Shakespeare’s plays? In “the Scottish play” (theater folks know about the “curse” that is attached to Hamlet, and won’t say the title aloud), the hero, Prince Hamlet, is tossed a...
Skulls: Funerary Objects Around the World

Skulls: Funerary Objects Around the World

There’s a certain accessory that sometimes holds a place of focus in the homes of trendy young fashionistas: skulls. Skulls realistic, skulls stylized, skulls decorated and skulls plain, and although it sounds a trifle gruesome to some, to others, they are...