For centuries, skulls have been a symbolism and mixture between death, fear and roughness.


So, let's dive in to the top 5 reasons why skulls are really cool!

Reason 1 

Historically, back in the beginnings of the 18th century, the skull and crossbones symbols were used by pirate ships to inform the targets they’re about to attack.


Reason 2

Skulls have also starred in literature, such as in Hamlet's verses, making them immortal in universal literature.


Reason 3

Skulls have been used in different religions to represent death, skull art can be found in depictions of some hindu gods, Buddhist iconography and also mexican figures.

Reason 4

 As art has evolved, the biker culture has acquired this symbolism to represent toughness, madness, strength, and of course, heavy metal.


Reason 5

Mexicans have a festivity called “Death Day” in which the 1st and 2nd of November they decorate their houses and cemeteries with the things that their beloved ones liked the most, and of course with hand painted skulls and sugar



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Remember that you can also visit this extensive Skull Tattoo Guide.