Welcome to Ink Kings

The Ink-kings Tattoo Studio in Ilkeston, has been open for approximately 5 years now. During that time we have grown from a one-man operation to housing three of the area’s top tattoo talents, all specialising in their own areas of design.

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Home of Kirituhi Tattoo

‘Kirituhi’ is a Maori word that means ‘skin art’. The word is linked directly to the Polynesian and Maori styles of tattoo design but is different from TaMoko or other tribal specific designs.

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Getting tattoed at Ink Kings


Please use the form on the right to make an enquiry about getting a tattoo at Ink Kings Studio. Please fill out all the details making sure your contact details are correct.

Please note: Filling out this form does not constitute a booking, someone from the studio will contact you very shortly.


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Some cool things people have said about Ink Kings

Great atmosphere but more importantly fantastic,out of this world art on skin by Maria. Couldn’t be more happier. Would recommend this studio every minute,every day of the week.
Ado Smith, 5*
My custom leg piece from Tony was seen on holiday by someone from New Zealand and they were convinced it had been done there.T op people, great tattoo’s, everything you want from a studio.
John Burgess, 5*
One of the best places to get yourself some high quality ink worth every penny
Dan Morton, 5*
Great artists-great atmosphere-great people. You are made to feel welcome. Very happy with my arm piece :)
Chris Hough, 5*

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