The world’s oldest tattoo artist is 107 years old, has 92 years of experience, used to make special marks for warriors

Whenever we think of a tattoo artist, we imagine a young man with long hair or a man sitting on the roadside in plain clothes. But do you know who is the oldest tattoo artist in the world? According to records, the oldest tattoo artist in the world lives in a remote village called Buscalan in the Philippines. She is more than 100 years old. We are talking about Apo Wang-Od, who is also discussed on social media.

Apo Whang-Od, also known as Maria Ogge, has been hand tattooing skin since she was 15 years old. according to vogue In the last 16 years, his clientele and his reputation have spread beyond the Cordillera region. Today, thousands of people from all over the world visit him, wanting to get a memorable tattoo from him.

According to folklore and interviews conducted by tattoo anthropologist Dr. Lars Krutak, Whang-Od was 15 when she began her work as a tattoo artist under the mentorship of her father. The first and only Mambatok woman of her time, Whang-Od would travel far and wide to other villages.

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