100 (And Counting) Of The Sickest Hand Tattoos

Yes, hand tattoos are visible (no, seriously?), potential job stoppers and painful...
But they are also fascinating little pieces that most of the tattoo artists and tattoo lovers have a weakness for (and so do I). Knuckles, fists and palms of the tattooed are decorated with care and often a great imagination, with all tattoo styles possible. Some tattoo artists have even a kind of specialization and are creating amazing pieces.
I have drawn on my personal archives to show the most incredible hand tattoos I have picked out from the internet. Just curious or already hand tattooed looking for some more?
Enjoy this collection of 100 and counting jaw-dropping hand tattoos ...
Dragon by our friend Aaron Bell
Great female portraits by Adriaan Machete
Geometric split tattoo by Alex Arnautov
Biomechanical hand by B. Childs
Realistic new school by Bez Triplesix
Tim Burton's Cheshire cat by Bili Vegas
Sensual piece by Carl Grace
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Spooky #blackeyes #photorealistic #hand tattoo
Spooky #blackeyes #photorealistic #hand tattoo
Nice octopus, by Carl Grace
Fun cartoon hands by Cecil Porter
Rooster on the palm by Chad Koeplinger
Original split tattoo by Chris Bailey
Rad skull tattoo by Dmitry Vision !
Nice knuckles by Edgar Hoill
Crosses by Esther de Miguel
Trash Polka Moth by Florian Karg
Intricate tattoo by Guy le Tattooer
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Fun #ballet #dancer tattoo by #HectorFong
Fun #ballet #dancer tattoo by #HectorFong
Nice rose by Jay Marceau
Rad owl by Jeff Gogue
Fun split tattoos on fingers by Karen L. Hudson !!!
Great work by Kenji Alucky
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Playing with #patterns by #KenkiAlucky
Playing with #patterns by #KenkiAlucky
Minimalistic ! What do you think ? By Kenji Alucky
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Lovely #pirate #lady by #LarsUwe
Lovely #pirate #lady by #LarsUwe
Realistic Lolita by Liz Cook
Liz Cook's hand tattoos are always gorgeous, check her portfolio !
As always, Maud Dardeau's work is stunning
Traditional European tattoo by Mikael de Poissy
Another great piece by Mikael de Poissy
Mikael de Poissy too
Another rooster, quite obvious for one of the greatest French artists (Mikael de Poissy)
Fun split tattoo by Mike Stockings !
Love that neo trad piece by Mitch Allenden
Fun realistic piece by Nikko, ready to pinch !
Wow, these hands by Paul Booth are really scary !!!!
3d effect for Phatt German
Photo by Amanda Marie Valdez
Photo by Aura McKay
Photo by Céline Aieta
Photo by Dolos
Photo by me ! These are the hands of tattoo artist Jo Harrison
Gorgeous photo by Kate Hagerman !
Amazing shot from last year London Tattoo Convention !!!!
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Fun pic by Thomas Rusch !
Model Ricki Hall photographied by Rebecca Naen
That realistic clown by Ryan Cotterman is really sick !
Nice tattoos by Tarmasz
Wonderful work of Thomas Hooper
Thomas Hooper too
Also by Thomas Hooper
By Thomas Kynst
Lovely tattoo by Tim Hendricks
Gore geisha head by Tim Kern
The work of Tomasz Tofi Torfinski is really artistic
Great piece by Tony Hundahl ... but ouch !
Amazing art, but I don't know who is the artist, if you know, tell us in the comments please !
Looking great
Flowers and insects are romantic
Love it !
Nice massonic knuckles tattoos
A dead bird ... must have been painful as hell !
Love the details
Amazing art, it is a shame the artist is not credited
Haha !
Another skull
Very feminine
Great ones
Dapper owl
Chicano lettering
Cartoon
Split sun !
This is gorgeous !!!
Nice celtic patterns here
Arty !
Gipsy girl
Impressive henna for inspiration
Love those Fu dogs tattoos !!!
Giving the middle finger have never lookind so classy
Split spider
Hand tattoos
Dead Geisha head
Awesome moth
Love the work of Valerie Vargas
Great piece by Victor Chil
Stunning realistic cat by Victor Portugal
Another gorgeous one by Victor Portugal
Eye by Xoil
And much more by Jee Sayalero !