Interest in Crypto Tattoos Up 222% in a Year

Public interest in crypto-related tattoos has boomed with related internet searches reportedly up by 222 percent in the past year. Whether depicting a bitcoin or a play on ‘to the moon’, digital asset-related ink is the new trend:

According to a report authored by ‘Crypto Head’, crypto investors and tattoo fans are creating their own Venn diagram as the overlap of people willing to mix the two passions grows.

The data claims that the phrase “crypto tattoo” was the subject of at least 1,900 internet searches last year. On Instagram, #cryptotattoo was used on 956 posts.
Bitcoin neck tattoo. Source: Pinterest
Blockchain brand tattoo. Source: Pinterest
Matching ‘to the moon’ shoulder tattoos. Source: Pinterest

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; where some want to be branded by their favourite blockchain, others may prefer to simply admire crypto ink from a distance.


NFT Interest Fluctuates

Crypto tattoos may be replacing NFTs as the hot new online trend. With sales sliding, Google Trends data from earlier this month indicated that global interest in NFTs is down by 45 percent in terms of internet searches. Actual sales were down 30 percent, with Solana the only NFT-supporting blockchain to make sales gains.

However, in September 2021, 84 percent of institutional investors believed there was a place for crypto in their portfolios. A lot of the investors surveyed also indicated they would like to be able to invest in crypto-related ETFs.

Lauren Claxton

Lauren Claxton

Lauren is currently a freelance writer with experience in finance writing. She has a growing interest in the metaverse and all things NFTs and expects to graduate in 2022 with bachelors degrees in creative writing and public relations.

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