Polynesian Tattoos

Polynesian Tattoos - Polynesian Tattoos

Polynesian tattoos was viewed as being honorable and justified. There is no doubt that Polynesian and Pacific tattooing influenced this art in Europe. This art is found in the Marquesian Islands, New Zealand, Hawaii, Samoa, The Cook Islands, French Polynesian, Tahiti, Easter Island, and Tonga. The Pacific Rim and Southeast Asia are also included in this area. Polynesian tattoos and Pacific tattoos all transpired from earlier tattooing methods from the Pacific. All of these tattooing styles could be classified as tribal tattoos.

Polynesian tattoos have been a source of intrigue for many historians as the traditions behind these tattoos are centuries old. They have a very interesting past associated with them, giving them a distinct meaning and design. Polynesians use two styles in their tattoo designs. The first style is known as Etna which has a religious and spiritual significance. This style also makes use of magical symbols, which are believed to offer protection from the Gods. The second style is called Athena. This style has natural designs which depict a person’s social status, identity, occupation, island of origin, and his history. Most Polynesian tattoos symbolize courage, power, achievements, protection, and blessings from the Gods. If you want to pick a Polynesian design for your tattoo, then you need to know what they symbolize.

Polynesian Tribal Tattoo - Polynesian Tattoos

Polynesian Tribal Tattoo

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Best Polynesian Tattoo Designs

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Female Polynesian Tattoo Designs

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Polynesian Tattoo Sleeves

Polynesian Bird Tattoo - Polynesian Tattoos

Polynesian Bird Tattoo

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Polynesian Female Tattoo

Polynesian Tattoo - Polynesian Tattoos

Polynesian Tattoo

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Polynesian Tattoo Design

Polynesian Tattoo Designs - Polynesian Tattoos

Polynesian Tattoo Designs

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Polynesian Tattoo Drawings

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Polynesian Tattoo Meaning

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Polynesian Warrior Tattoo Designs

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Tattoo Design Polynesian

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Tattoo Polynesian

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Tattoo Polynesian Design

Tattoo Polynesian Designs - Polynesian Tattoos

Tattoo Polynesian Designs