Kuro Sumi Bronze Shading Ink Medium 180ml/6oz

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Kuro Sumi medium bronze shading ink is slightly lighter than the deep bronzing ink. Like the darker shade of ink the medium shading ink makes the tattoo look somewhat like a sepia tone photograph. This stunning ink is a must have for a professional artist, allowing them to create crazy effects and brilliant process of work. Made from organic elements, this ink is vegan friendly and completely safe for use on the skin. The Kuro Sumi range is made with a secretive formula that has been handed down by Japanese tattooists for centuries, and has been treat making sure that it adheres to the tattoo ink regulations.
Kuro Sumi medium bronze shading ink is slightly lighter than the deep bronzing ink. Although a lighter shade the ink is still exceptionally impressive giving off the effects of a sepia tone photograph. This stunning ink is made completely from organic elements and is suitable for vegans, what actually goes into the ink though is not certain, the method is a secret that has been passed on for centuries by Japanese tattoo artists. We do know that the ink is completely safe for use on the skin and has passed tests to adhere to European tattoo ink standards. The name Kuro Sumi comes from a group of elite Japanese warriors known as Yayoi Kuro Sumi Tangnuni. These warriors led Japanese culture with respect and honour, and were greatly looked up to by many. The warriors were recognised by their bold marking located under the jaw line and around the abdominal region, similar to the way many tattooists are recognised today. There are hundreds of tattooists who leave their mark on others skin, some of these tattooists become recognisable and their tattoos are seen by billions every day. The Kuro Sumi ink is a must have for any professional tattooist.

Standard European Delivery

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