San Francisco, California has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as One Shot Tattoo, body Manipulations, Picture Machine Tattoo, Cold Steel America, Mom’s Body Shop Tattoo & Piercing, and Rose Gold’s Tattoo & Piercing, San Francisco is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 813,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 109 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in San Francisco. Google Places lists 529 different tattoo shops in the San Francisco area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Seventh Son Tattoo currently boasts one of the largest selections of artists in the area, listing the following artists on their site: Luke Stewart, Erik Rieth, Jeff Croci, Joey Armstrong, Nick Chaboya, Gordon Combs, Cecelia Altamirano, Greg Rojas, and Orly Locquaio. When doing research for your artist, we suggest not paying too much attention to price because quality is much more important when you’re going to be living with the artwork for the rest of your life.
By Josh Schonwald