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Ever wondered what the most requested tattoos in Birmingham are? Read on to find out! Plus, learn which local tattoo shops have rave reviews.
Most Requested Tattoos
After speaking with at least a dozen tattoo shops in the greater Birmingham area, these are the top five most requested tattoos locals are asking for:
Custom tattoos are also high on the list.
Here’s a look at some unique local tattoos:
Popular Tattoo Shops
Classic 13 Tattoo
This shop was created by John Mihelic and Bryan Haynes. Alongside their talented team of artists, the shop has over 50+ years of experience in tattooing and piercing.
Choose from thousands of designs or bring in your own idea and an artist will free-hand it into an amazing work of art.
Address: 2107 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. Noon-9PM, Fri.-Sat. Noon-11PM; Sun. Noon-7PM
Non Stop Art Tattoo
This shop may offer a collection of designs to choose from, but if you want a tattoo that is truly custom, this is one place you should definitely consider.
Walk ins are occasionally taken, but appointments are strongly encouraged.
Address: 213 20th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 2-8PM
Sanctum Tattoos & Comics
Sanctum Tattoos and Comics is the ultimate place to go to turn your love of comic books and tattoos into a permanent masterpiece on your flesh.
Here you can find experienced tattoo artists like Aaron Hamilton. Hamilton’s style is heavily influenced by comic book art and horror cinema iconography.
Other tattoos styles are, of course, available from Hamilton and Sanctum’s other artists.
Address: 4410 4th Ave S., Birmingham, Al 35222
Hours: Tues.-Sat. Noon-8PM; Sun. Noon-4PM
Black Bones Tattoo Co.
Located in Homewood, Black Bones Tattoo Co. has provided custom tattoos for over 22 years.
- Black and grey
Address: 281 W. Valley Ave, Homewood, AL 35209
Hours: Sun.-Mon. 1-10PM, Fri.-Sat. 1PM-Midnight
Not only does Tattoo Jungle stand out for its name, but it’s been around for some time. The owner, Jeff Browning, has served the Calera area for over 40 years.
This is where I got my tattoo and also where I got my nose pierced by Browning himself. He was super nice and totally calmed my nerves. All in all it was a great experience.
- Jewelry and cosmetic tattooing
Address: 4601 US-31, Calera, AL 35040
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. Noon-10PM; Fri.-Sat. Noon-Midnight