Tattoo artist in Jerusalem comes from 700 years of Christian tradition

The World

The Razzouk family in the Old City of Jerusalem has been doing Christian-themed tattoos going back to the 1300s. Today, tattoo artist Wassim Razzouk and his sons, Anton and Nizar, carry on a Coptic Christian tradition of tattoo artistry, attracting people who come from all over the world to the family shop to get inked. The World’s Matthew Bell has this family profile story about the Razzouks, their tattoo designs and the religious meaning behind them.

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