The patterns of the earliest recorded tattoos found on the remains of mummified bodies show that tattoos were therapeutic. Many researchers have inferred that the tattoos were applied to relieve pain located on the lower spine, knee, and ankle joints. In ancient Egypt, tattoos seemed to be an exclusively female practice. It is now believed that the tattooing of these women had a therapeutic role and functioned as a permanent form of protection during pregnancy and birth. An amulet.
The history of women and tattoos is rich and deep. Amulet Whiskey was created to honor the expansive, colorful, and subversive history of women in both the tattoo and whiskey worlds.