Maori, Polynesian, Samoan Style

Maori, Polinesian tattoos

It is a style that came from the authentic tribal tattoos. The decorative motifs that follow and also emphasize certain parts of the body have lost their original meaning. The old motifs symbolized certain life events or deeds, or social rank. Today they rather serve a decoration.

You can find a more detailed article in the history category that you can read here: Polynesian tattoos.