100+ Japanese Tattoo Ideas For Men & Women – Best Japanese Tattoo Photo Gallery

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History of Japanese tattoos dates back to the Paleolithic (Jomon period) – 10 000 years BC. Japanese tattoos like tattoos from biggest tribes had their own meaning. Between 300 year BC and 300 year A.D. tattoos were used as a symbol of social status and were used for decorational purposes. However, between the years 300 and 600 this style of tattooing has become synonymous of criminal activity and tattoos was used as a punishment.

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100+ Maori Tattoo Ideas and Designs for Men and Women – Maori Tattoo Inspiration

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Maori are descendants of Polynesian, native people of New Zealand. In their culture, the tattoo has always been an form of art comparable even to the Holiness and is highly regarded to this day. For Maori people the head is the most holy part of the human body. It is not surprising that the most popular tattoo in their culture is performed on the face. Maori tattoo is usually consisting curved shapes and spiral motifs. Those tattoos often cover the entire face, to demonstrate high social status, power and prestige.

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100+ Tribal Tattoo Ideas and Designs for Men and Women – Tribal Tattoo Inspiration

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Tribal is a very popular tattoo design. It is very distinctive and characterized by a certain simplicity, abstractness, distinctive outline and a dark color (usually black). Those tattoos are popular among both women and men. This type of tattoos have a long history, they were executed a few thousand years ago. Currently such tattoo designs are very popular.

Some time ago this tattoo meant a membership to certain group of people and it also could be some type of information about the owner. Tribal tattoo design is a simple tattoo but it does not mean that anyone can perform it. Only professionally made tattoo will look good. In other case, there may be some inequalities which in this type of design are clearly visible or just all the tattoo will be screw up.

 

 

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