About Broken lantern TATTOO Studio

Welcome to Charlestons SC’s Best tattoo shop! We were voted best tatto studio by the people through the City Papers BOC2015!

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About Us

Broken Lantern Tattoo has called Charleston, South Carolina home for nearly 10 years. Making it one of the longest standing tattoo shops in the area. We built our reputation on high quality work at a fair price. Our shop fosters an atmosphere that has attracted artists from all over the world, and allowed us to accumulate a team capable of executing a wide variety of styles to include Japanese, realism, black & grey, floral, bio-mechanical, american traditional and illustrative / blackwork. Our shop and staff has established a welcoming environment that helps to inspire both the clients and artists alike and give you the best tattoo possible. Bring us your ideas and let us make them a reality, we take appointments as well as accomodate walk-ins. Swing by, say hey and see the difference for yourself.

Welcome to Broken Lantern Tattoo, your new favorite shop!

Meet the Team

Our shop fosters an atmosphere that has attracted artists from all over the world, and allowed us to accumulate a team capable of executing a wide variety of styles to include Japanese, realism, black & grey, floral, bio-mechanical, american traditional and illustrative / blackwork. 

Glenn Collins

Glenn Collins

Tattooist

Nick Rose

Nick Rose

Tattooist

Shane Watkins

Shane Watkins

Tattooist

Constance Mims

Constance Mims

Tattooist

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Tattooist

Cameron Yecke

Cameron Yecke

Assistant to the Regional Manager

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Broken Lantern Tattoo has called Charleston, South Carolina home for nearly 10 years. Making it one of the longest standing tattoo shops in the area. Welcome to Broken Lantern Tattoo, your new favorite shop! Follow us on Instagram!

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Have an idea for an awesome tattoo? Consult with our artists to create the ultimate tattoo personalized just for you!

Latest News

Stay up to date with Broken Lantern latest tattoo's, news and upcoming events. Thank you for your support!

Best of Charleston Voting 2019

Y’all are amazing! We are once again nominated for best tattoo shop in Charleston through the City Paper AND our very own Glenn Collins is nominated for best tattoo artist! This is a huge deal because it is completely motivated by you, our clients! We are humbled, we...

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Tattoo Aftercare instructions for Charleston

It is always important to remember that before your new tattoo begins peeling and scabbing it is essentially an open wound and needs to be treated as such. Make sure to give your tattoo the time and attention it requires to heal properly. Charleston is a uniquely...

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Artist Travel Dates 2019

Broken Lantern Tattoo fosters an environment for creativity and growth. We encourage our artist to travel to tattoo expos and conventions to interact with industry heavy hitters, see the latest in tattoo technology, and keep our fingers on the pulse of tattooing. This...

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