04.05.2014
Tattoos so popular even nowadays and very much associated with current trends have actually played important part in shaping and expressing the culture of various locations throughout the world in history. Today tribal tattoos are one of the most popular tattoo patterns worldwide among younger or older generation. It is considered that the ritual of tattoo creation was first started by Polynesians, and all the other tribal tattoos derive from them.
Tribal tattoos for women were not so popular for long time, now, women are also frequently getting tribal patterns on their bodies.
The most popular shapes among tribal tattoos are tribal cross Tattoos and tribal dragon tattoo. The very popular tribal tattoos have long history and bring the heritage of early tribes to the current day. The rich variety of tribal tattoo design is maybe one important reason for this popularity.
Ancient people used them in order to express diversity of their qualities and in addition the tattoos show the difference between different of tribes.
They believed that tattooing an animal would enable you to take the strength of those living creatures.


For some it has religious meaning, others use it to associate with the faith of various tribes. Each of us has lost someone very dear to us and these tattoos can help us remember and memorialize them.
Currently, the most widespread tribal tattoos are picked from the tattoo patterns of Polynesian, Indian, Egyptian, Aztec, Mayan, Maori and Samoan tribes. Maori Tribe believed that after death the tattoo would show your personality to others, when the sun would shine through your face. Tribal Tattoos for men are usually larger tattoos performed in black ink, covering arms, shoulders or large part of the back.
The cross in this type of tattoo is usually wrapped with a banner or ribbon which contains the date of birth and death of a loved one, a remembrance, a message or some meaningful quote. Many tribes would use certain symbols tattooed on their bodies to give them strength, to protect them from evil forces or natural disasters.
In Eastern cultures like Chinese, Japanese of Vietnamese cultures, dragon is one of the most important symbols respected for special powers and honor. These marks and the oldest tattoos are clear reflections of the superstitions and believes of various tribes in the history.


In order to think about tribal tattoo meanings for today, let’s go back and check what these tattoos would signify earlier. So in order to find real in-depth meaning for your tattoo you might need to do extensive research. Therefore, tribal tattoos for men are usually great for those males who have well-built body and good muscle tone. Today artists also play with shades and colors when making tribal tattoos and nothing in fact is considered wrong. Adding floral pattern and shades to the tribal cross tattoo, makes it softer and is usually preferred by the women.
It is thought that the teeth of shark, for example, would represent protection, shells would mean wealth and so on.
Therefore this symbol is actual in today’s art and symbolizes diversity of things for different people.



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Comments Cross images for tattoos

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