The Mexican holiday Day of the Dead or Día de Muertos, is celebrated in Mexico, Latin America, Spain and around the world. It is a celebration of remembrance and prayer for relatives and loved ones who have dies. In particular, Mexico is well known for observing the 2 day event where it is a bank holiday. Over the 2 days, Novembers 1st and 2nd, private alters are displayed decorated, foods such as candy skulls (calaveras de azúcar) and sugar marigolds are made, and the favorite food, beverages and possessions are left on the deceased’s graves. The Sugar Skulls have emerged as a favored symbol for tattooing. The skulls are adorned with images of meaning incorporated into the skull artwork, giving the tattoo deeper meaning. Here are 21 designs to help you get inspired with ideas for your own sugar skull tattoo.
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