Top 50 gifts for a tattoo artist

There are many items that people buy for tattoo artists which can be very profitable for the shop. These include tattoos of popular songs, popular TV shows, popular movies, pop-culture icons, etc. However, the most profitable items are those that the customer buys because he sees the tattoo as a tribute to someone special in his life. In this module, I will share with you my top 50 suggestions for such tributes. Of course, every artist is going to have his or her own favorites but these are the ones that come up over and over.

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Diner Mugs “Tattoo Artist” Mug, Pistachio Green 

These mugs are a fun way to spread a little cheer every day. The front of each mug features a different retro design, while the back has a short message about the featured occupation or lifestyle.

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Best Tattoo Artist Ever Journal

This is a great gift for any tattoo enthusiast. The journal has 120 lined pages, perfect for keeping track of appointments, notes, and more. It features a magnetic closure so you can quickly and easily close the book when you are finished using it. The notebook is 8.5 x 11 inches and is made from high-quality paper.

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CHICVITA Viking Stainless Steel Skull Coffee Mug 

Skulls are cool, right? This is the perfect way to show off your appreciation for all the wonderful things about your tattoo artist. It’s a great gift for birthdays, anniversaries, or any other special occasion. It’s a useful, practical gift that will be appreciated for its artistic and thoughtful value.

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LookHUMAN Blood Of My Clients White 11 Ounce Ceramic Coffee Mug 

This delightful mug will make a great gift for any occasion. It features large handles for easy gripping and a wrap-around print. The mug is made from 11-ounce ceramic and is both microwave and dishwasher safe.

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Suck UK Skeleton Hand Ring Holder & Dresser Organizer Holder 

Your eyes don’t deceive you – those are real human bones! This realistic skeleton hand is constructed with movable joints and a solid base that serves as a tray for overspill. Great for displaying your favorite jewelry or as a stand-alone piece for your desktop, this “helping hand” allows you to show off your most prized possessions whilst making your dressing table look elegant, stylish, and… Cool!

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Thalesart Premium Socks Cotton 

Socks that express your tattoo artist’s personality, individuality, and creativity. High-quality of the design and manufacturing, printed art. Socks are soft and stretchy. They are made of a special material that makes them very durable. They are suitable for washing by machine.

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Tattoo Client Hourly Schedule Notebook 

With this handy book, you will never again have to worry about forgetting an appointment or not having the right info at the right time. Simply use it as a daily reminder to write the date at the top of the first page of each day and then, as the days progress, simply move the pages down as the days go by. This book is perfect for anyone who has a busy tattoo schedule and needs a simple way to keep everything organized and easy to access.

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Chef Apron-Cross Back Apron for Men Women with Adjustable Straps and Large Pockets 

Your tattoo artist will love wearing this super soft, stylish, and handy apron. It’s made of 100% cotton and has a metal buckle for a secure fit. It features a cross-back design to prevent neck strain and comes in a variety of sizes. Simply remove the adjustable belt and cinch it around your waist to find the perfect fit. The tattoo artists can wear this apron when working. 

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Tattoo Long Sleeve T-Shirt for Men 

A T-shirt is easy to wear so it is suitable for most people. This T-shirt is soft to bring the comfortable experiment with the design the same as the real tattoo. Moreover, it is suitable for many occasions.

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Dyvicl Black Micro-Pen Fineliner Ink Pens 

The ultimate technical drawing tool. The finest quality drawing pen on the market. This multi-purpose, all-in-one pen is perfect for taking notes, bullet journaling, technical drawing, and more.

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SUGAR SKULL GIRL with HAWK MOTH – Day of the Dead Wall Art

This is one of the most unique and useful gifts you can give for any occasion. A beautiful piece of art, hand-signed by Ben Krefta and hand-printed on heavyweight paper, this is a great conversation starter and keepsake for any collector.

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Mug humor meme humor tattoo artist 

Made out of high-quality, food-grade stainless steel, these mugs are virtually indestructible, and will not retain or transfer flavors. The handles are designed for your hand’s comfort, and they are easy to use with one hand. They fit nicely in most vehicle cup holders, backpacks, and carry-on bags.

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Tattoo Machine Portable Charm Decorative Gun

A great gift for a tattoo artist or tattooed friend! The compact and elegant design makes it a discreet yet useful addition to any collection. It comes with a special surface treatment that prevents it from rusting or tarnishing.

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Tattoo legend sketchbook

The ultimate sketchbook for the tattoo enthusiast. This amazing book features a full-color tattoo layout template on one side and a blank side for additional sketches. The perfect addition to any tattooist’s toolkit. The recipient will be able to use this book as a sketchpad to record their ideas and inspirations, and then take those designs to a professional to turn them into reality.

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Great Book of Tattoo Designs

Tattoo Artist’s Collection features 500 original tattoo designs, all created by some of the best artists in the world. Featuring an extensive variety of popular subjects including floral, fantasy, Celtic, pagan, gothic, sacred, oriental, and mythical. Whether you’re looking for a design to enhance your body art or want a tattoo to honor a special occasion, this unique book is the perfect source of inspiration.

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Yoda Best Tattoo Artist Mug

This is a high-quality ceramic mug in a gift box that makes an excellent gift for your tattoo artist. This gift is a nice keepsake for the recipient. This mug is printed with a high-quality image that is guaranteed never to fade. Whether your recipient is drinking your morning coffee, tea or cocoa, or washing it down with a cold beer, this mug will provide his/her with years of enjoyment. 

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Tattoo Doctor Nurse Medicine Cool Feminist V-Neck T-Shirt Women

this v-neck shirt is contoured for adult women but is not a junior’s cut. Vintage meets modern in this classic pullover that’s both comfortable and stylish. It is pre-shrunk, and as it is only 25% cotton, will not shrink significantly in the wash. The soft tri-blend fabric feels great against the skin, dries quickly, and feels great next to the skin. It’s easy-care, too – just machine washable.

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PopSockets PopGrip

This pop socket has a unique and stylish design that will look great on your desk or in your tattoo artist’s tool kit. It has a soft-touch rubberized exterior for comfort and a non-slip textured grip which provides a secure and comfortable hold.

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Vintage tattoo led sign

Give their saloon a “vintage look” by putting a vintage style “tattoo led” sign in the window. This simple little sign will spruce up their place and give it an instant “vintage look”, perfect for adding a touch of old-fashioned authenticity wherever it hangs. It will add a warm, fuzzy vibe to the joint and give everyone a nice, nostalgic trip down memory lane.

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Tattoo balm for aftercare

A great gift for any tattoo artist is our Tattoo Aftercare Balm. It speeds up recovery and heals skin which is often dry and itchy due to the needles used during the tattooing process. It also minimizes fading of the tattoo over time.

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Tattoo Tarot

This is a very nice gift for any tattoo artist. It comes with a booklet for interpreting the cards and doing your own readings. The set contains the 78 cards of the tarot deck, beautifully illustrated by the author of Tattoo Postcards, and luxuriously packaged in a gift box.

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Turnip Designs First Tattoo Machine Patent Poster Art

This vintage-style, original, one-of-a-kind design is ideal for decorating your home, office, or anywhere else you want to start a conversation. It will bring a smile to your face every time you see it because it is a great idea for decorating home and office to share joy and inspiration with family and friends.

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Castle Art Supplies Graphite Drawing Pencils and Sketch Set 

Tattoo artists love art sets. This is the perfect compact art kit for them to carry around, and pull out at a moment’s notice when needed. It contains everything they need to quickly sketch a great-looking tattoo design.

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Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

The best kind of headphones is the ones that let you enjoy your music without interruption. These are especially useful when your tattoo artist exercising or working or just relaxing at home. They’ve got three levels of noise cancellation so you can enjoy your tunes in almost any environment.

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Tattooed Educated Employed Tattoo Inked Sweatshirt

Put a stop to the “stigma” that says you can’t be in the ink and employment business without being inky yourself. This sweatshirt makes it easy for people to see you’re not only in the ink and employment business, but you’re also a sharp dresser who knows good style when he sees it.

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AKTAP Tattoo Lover Keychain

A tattoo is the pursuit of inner needs and interests. It’s a kind of life-affirming art. Give it to your favorite tattoo artist, become one yourself, or choose a pendant that says “I Make People Bleed” for someone else who likes body art and tattoo design. 

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Retro Record Wall Clock Exclusive Tattoo Salon

A vinyl record clock is a unique and very cool gift for any occasion. It’s a unique gift that will be appreciated by any adult who has a sense of humor and is a fan of pop culture. It will be a creative and thoughtful gift for your loved ones who are into tattoos, or for yourself if you are a big fan of tattoos.

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Wormhole Tattoo Kit

This complete tattoo kit comes with everything you need to get your body art project started. It includes a tattoo machine, tattoo power supply, tattoo inks, tattoo foot pedal, tattoo clip cord, tattoo needles, tattoo grips, tattoo tubes, tattoo caps, and other tattoo accessories. This tattoo kit is great for both newbies and experienced artists.

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Ebros Gift Tribal Tattoo Floral Skull Pen Holder

This “Tribal Skull Stationery Organizer” is made of designer composite resin, hand painted and polished individually. It’s designed for use on your desk, vanity, as a decor item for your home, or wherever else you need a little stylish flair. Resin, hand-painted, and polished, this figurine gives a touch of style and awesome to your setting.

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PAUBOLI Fake Tattoo Sleeve Shirt Onesie Bodysuit

100% cotton shirt, 95% polyester+ 5% spandex weave sleeves. Sewn in tattoo sleeves are printed using high quality sublimation printing so color will NOT fade or run. Sheer mesh material will not shrink.

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Tattoo Ink Cup Holder

Professional tattoo artists and beginners both need this type of cup holder. It is made of bone-shaped hard resin, and it has 7 holes to hold 7 large ink or pigment cups. This makes it the perfect cup holder for keeping your tattoo ink or pigment spills under control! The skull head bone design on the front makes this holder very stylish and cool, and it will fit right in on the tattooing table next to all of your other tattooing tools and supplies.

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Dynamic Black Tattoo Ink Bottle

Tattoo Ink For All Of Life offers superior tattoo ink with a smooth flow rate and high pigment content. Smooth flow rate ensures smooth application and even coverage for precise detail work and bold shading. Goodbye to stubborn healing processes or unhappy clients. It’s over 20 years so the inks are time-tested. In fact, the inks have been used by thousands of tattoo artists all over the world, including some of the best in the world.

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Millennium Mom’s Tattoo Ink Set

Tattoos done with MOM’S ink will last forever. It has high levels of pigment and an outstanding reputation worldwide. Its outstanding staying power means that you can be sure your next tattoo will look good for years to come. MOM’S inks are made entirely in the United States; nothing is imported!

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Complete Rotary Tattoo Kit

This is the perfect set of tattoo supplies for all tattoo artists, including beginners and professionals. It has everything they need including a working tattoo machine, a strong power supply, a high-speed motor and a low-noise motor, a tattoo gun, power supply, a foot pedal, a DC Clip Cord, 10 tattoo needles, 1 tattoo grip tape, 2 tattoo glove, 1 tattoo aftercare cream, 1*tattoo kit carries case (10*tattoo ink as a gift). It’s great for permanent makeup and tattooing.

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OttLite Tattoo Artist 24 Watt Floor Lamp

The OttLite Tattoo Artist Floor Lamp is perfect for tattooing work areas. It has a super-bright 24 watt Type C bulb that will last up to 10,000 hours. The flexible neck allows you to direct the light where you need it most. The lamp is designed with artists in mind, and it includes an easy-to-replace, super-bright 24 watt Type C bulb. It’s perfect for the office or tattoo station.

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FILFEEL Tattoo Workstation

This tattoo desk is perfect for the insertion of tools in a hairdressing salon. It has enough space for many tools and work products such as a hairdryer, comb, spray, shampoo, etc. The time and space-saving design make your work easier and more convenient. The tattoo desk with a sturdy and adjustable tripod base allows you to work quickly and comfortably while sitting or standing anywhere.

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Autdor Tattoo Ink Mixer Machine

Tattoo ink mixer sticks are made of medical stainless steel, which is durable for long-term use. The tattoo ink mixer sticks are using high-quality material, sticks are only one-time use. Our tattoo pigment mixer machine 2 AA 1.5V batteries are needed. (not included in the package). There is a strip bar control button on the head of the machine. Single-button easy operation. Lightweight and portable, small size for easy carry, convenient and practical to use.

38. Best Tattoo Artist in The Galaxy Necklace

Unlike jewelry that is poorly made by printing designs onto stickers and clinging them onto the metal, this jewelry is made of stainless steel and shatterproof glass which provides a solid, water-resistant seal, which brings out its true colors and details it. Our high-quality stainless steel pendant is enriched with a shimmering 18k gold finish, that provides a hard-wearing coating

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Hilarious 8.5 x 11 Inch Notecard w/ Envelope – ‘Thanks forever’

There are many things we are thankful for. Sometimes we get the chance to tell our friends, so I got the idea to create a special “Thanks” card for friends who deserve it. But don’t forget to also express your appreciation in a more tangible way that will make them feel especially appreciated. Like with this notecard.

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Tattoo Transfer Paper

Tattoo stencil transfer paper is divided into four layers, including the white paper, transparent paper, transfer paper, and backing paper. The size is perfect for transferring large pictures or even drawing molds. The transfer of beautiful patterns is also very convenient. You can manually draw the mold on thermal stencil paper or use it with a thermal copier, both of which can print beautiful patterns. The transferred pattern is clear and free of hands.

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Tattoo Lounge KIT

This is the coolest way to kick off a fundraiser! Kids set up their own tattoo parlor, where they can sell and apply temporary tattoos to whomever they choose while collecting donations for their favorite charity! It’s perfect for school activities, scouting, or any group of kids that want to raise money. This kindness kit contains 125 designer temporary tattoos, a decorative table cover, a tattoo applicator sponge, 2 tattoo artist stickers, a donation collection box, a giant advertising poster, a megaphone, and a “Renegade” mask to conceal your true identity. 

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Vintage sweet home decor Tattoo Shop Policy Print.

These are vintage family wall decor that is made of quality wood. They’re solid and firm in construction, durable and odorless, not easily deform or break, wear and tear-resistant, lightweight, and convenient to hang. They’re perfect for both indoor and outdoor use.

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YouNique Designs Tattoo Artist Mug

These mugs are great gifts for anyone who loves tattoos. There is a funny picture with the text: Other Tattoo Artists, ME. These mugs are a great gift for any occasion. They make great birthday gifts, holiday gifts for your tattoo artist.

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Tattoo Skin Practice

These practice skins are the beginning of your great tattoo art and design for beginners or experienced tattoo artists. They’re made of silicone and have a similar feel as human skin, just like what you do on the real skin. Use these practice skins to test out and accommodate the new tattoo supplies before tattooing on a real client.

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Tattoo Artist at Work Warning Decal

Get yourself a fun, novelty sticker and put it on your phone, your computer, your car, your wallet, or wherever else you display personal touches. It will make people smile and remember you’re a fun and humorous person.

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Lovesout Funny Tattoo Artist Nutritional Facts

These are wonderful gifts that become treasured keepsakes for years to come, the perfect choice for putting a smile on the recipient’s face. Our ornaments make one-of-a-kind gifts to commemorate lifetime firsts and special occasions.

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ITATOO Silicone Tattoo Practice Hand

The ITATOO “Tattoo Hand” is an adult-sized silicone prosthetic that looks and feels like a real hand. It’s made in the same size ratio as an adult male hand and the lines are very clear. You can easily practice and display this fake hand better than flat tattoo skins.

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Tattoo Artist Rocks Glass

This etched glass rocks glass makes a very elegant gift. Its sturdiness, the heaviness of the base, gives it the capacity to hold a lot of liquid. It’s ideal as a gift for any occasion. It also has the quote: “If Your Tattoos Can Be Counted-You Don’t Have Enough” which fits the tattoo artist.

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Temporary Tattoo Pen

Express yourself with BodyMark by BIC Temporary Tattoo Markers. They’re fun, easy-to-use, and safe. Use them to create your own unique designs on your body, and wear them wherever you go, to show off your individuality.

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Lone Star Art Maud Wagner Tattooed Lady Portrait

These are the most powerful eye magnets you’ll ever see! Hang them in your living room, den, kitchen, entry, dining room, bathroom, office, man-cave, she shed, home bar, game room, dorm, or garage!

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT GIFT FOR A TATTOO ARTIST?

Dear Friend, Have you ever wondered what the perfect gift for a tattoo artist would be? A truly great gift for a tattoo artist would be one that enhanced his business and made it more profitable. Would it be one that helped him draw in new clients? Would it be one that kept his current clients happy? Would it be one that allowed him to charge more for his services?

Whatever the case may be, this particular “Gift Guide” is going to focus on items of particular importance to the world of tattooing… and… ONLY items of particular importance to the world of tattooing!

FAQs

Is it weird to give your tattoo artist a gift?

Tattoo artists are generally very artistic people, so if you can’t tell what they are into by looking at their body art, a cash gift in the form of a small, un-titled item like a key chain or a bandana will always be appreciated.

How do you thank your tattoo artist?

Tattoo Guy, Thank You. You are a true artist and I will be back to visit you soon. Hey You, The tattoo is looking great and I’ve received many compliments.

CONCLUSION

I hope you enjoyed the list above of “The Tattoo Artist Gift Guide”. Remember, As always, I welcome your feedback. Remember, every artist is going to have his or her own favorites but these are the ones that come up over and over. There’s no doubt about it. However, the list above is the one that comes up over and over in any ranking of the all-time best sellers.

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