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Tattooist’s passion for ink emerged early

Chris Peltier, tattoo artist at Blood Diamond Ink, shares stories from the beginning of his career as a tattoo artist.

ANNIKA ZEIGLER, Evergreen reporter

March 24, 2020

Blood Diamond Ink is a treasure chest of gas masks, tattoo memorabilia and artwork. Shop owner Chris Peltier said he knew he wanted to tattoo in fifth grade. His mom’s brother, Jeff, introduced Peltier to his own tattoo kit on a visit to their family home. “When it first hit me on my radar, ...

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