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  • Mondial du Tatouage Paris March 2016

    Aaron and Melissa Bell will once again be attending the fabulous Mondial du Tatouage taking place in Paris March 4-6 2016. This is by far one of the best shows in Europe! Hope to see you there…...

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  • New Aaron Bell sketchbook now available

    Aaron Bell Japanese Tattoo Designs & Sketches Best of vol. 1 & 2 This new book features the best from previous volumes, and has a bunch of new material. Lots of usable reference here. Now available with free shipping in our online store....

  • Mondial du Tatouage Paris March 2016

    Aaron and Melissa Bell will once again be attending the fabulous Mondial du Tatouage taking place in Paris March 4-6 2016. This is by far one of the best shows in Europe! Hope to see you there…...

  • 2015 Holiday Gift Exchange

    Our annual holiday event was, as usual, a real inspiration for us all. It was a great reminder of the high level of talent that exists among our crew. We all got together to celebrate and give thanks to another great year while participating in......

  • Best of Seattle by Seattle Weekly

    “Walking into either of Slave to the Needle’s two Seattle shops will put anyone looking for some new ink at ease. The space is as artful as its many artists, who are led by Aaron Bell, an old Orange County punk who found his way......

  • Slave to the Needle celebrates 20 years in Seattle

    Gallery Axis in the historic Pioneer Square district of Seattle was the location for this summer’s main event. Aaron Bell started slave to the Needle in 1995. On August 1st, in celebration, Slave to the needle hosted a fully catered party, which coincided with the......

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