Welcome to Scottdales' premier tattoo shop

Dame of the West Tattoo, located in the heart of Old Town. We are  a high end tattoo shop providing you with a comfortable, friendly environment and the finest tattooers the valley has to offer with over 20 years experience ; specializing in American traditional, large scale Japanese irezumi, black and grey, single needle, or anything else you may have in mind. We pride ourselves on producing the best tattoos available. Please call to schedule a consultation and come see for yourself.

We specialize in American Traditional tattooing, large scale Japanese Irezumi, Black and Grey, and Single Needle; or create any custom piece of your own design. While our artists have specialties they have they experience and skill to do just about anything.

To schedule an appointment you must first know which Artist you would like to have your work done by reviewing their portfolios.Next follow the artists links below to see how your Artist would like you to schedule your appointment.Each Artist has their own method for appointments to best tailor themselves to you.

Remove bandage after a minimum of 6 hours. Wash the area gently with mild soap and water. Apply a thin layer of Bacitracin, After that apply fragrance free hand-lotion until the tattoo settles into the skin ( approx. 3 weeks ) NO SUN, NO SWIMMING or SOAKING for 2 weeks. NO SCRATCHING OR PICKING YOUR TATTOO.

We require a deposit before appointments are made.

$ 60 deposit for a small to medium size tattoo.

$ 100 deposit for large tattoo work. Please come to our shop to make the deposit.

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept major credit/debit cards and cash.


Deposit Policy:  DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Deposits will be applied towards the final cost of your tattoo at your final session unless your deposit is forfeited. Deposits are forfeited if you no-show for an appointment, cancel with less than 48 hours advance notice, reschedule more than twice, arrive for an appointment more than 30 minutes late, arrive for an appointment without proper ID or arrive intoxicated or otherwise unable to be tattooed, request excessive or last minute changes to the design or concept, do not complete your tattoo within two years, or decide not to get tattooed at all. If you forfeit a deposit, you may be required to leave a new deposit before booking any new appointment(s). Deposits may not be transferred to another person or for use with a different tattooer.

  • Do not pick, peel, or scratch your new tattoo.

  • Do not under any circumstance use rubbing alcohol, peroxide, or cortisone on your new tattoo.

  • Do not use sponges, washcloths, or anything abrasive while cleaning your tattoo. They harbor bacteria and may irritate or harm your tattoo.

  • Do not let anyone touch your new tattoo.

  • Do not go in a lake, tub, pool, etc. These all contain bacteria.

  • Do not expose your new tattoo to direct sunlight. This includes tanning beds. A high SPF sunscreen will protect the crispness/longevity of your tattoo in the future.


You must be at least 18 years of age to receive a tattoo or piercing. We require a government, military or state issued photo ID. A US Passport is acceptable however a US birth certificate is not. Unfortunately these are the ONLY forms of accepted ID.

7151 E 6th Ave.
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251