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Do You Know the History of 'Mom' Tattoos?

Learn the History of This Classic Tattoo

Listen up, because class is in session. It's about time that the INKED audience learned a thing or two about the history of tattooing. Today, we're talking classic flash, but not just any piece of flash—we're paying homage to moms world wide. The traditional mom-heart tattoo has been inked on thousands of sons and daughters over the course of history—remaining one of the most iconic tattoo designs for the last several decades. We think it's time to teach everyone how this tattoo came to be and why it is still one of the most classic pieces of art on skin. Take a look at the gallery below to learn a thing or two about our favorite tribute to mom. Then, if you liked this mini history lesson, let us know your thoughts in the comments section on Facebook!