This is an awesome idea! From the original pin: "Ink stripes.I was told that each ring represents a person who had passed that she cared immensely for. It's simple, meaningful, tasteful and beautiful. All the things I love in a tattoo.
"Parts of Japan gave criminals tattoos on their arms. Many are simple lines around the arm. On the bottom line, the third left, I can see the sign of “悪”, bad in Japanese. This was Kishu´s (紀州/now Mie and Wakayama prefecture) tattoo.