Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Tiki

Before talking about "tiki" symbols of Polynesian tattoo, please have a look at the tiki vector above. You must have seen these patterns everywhere, in paintings, designs, games, cards, etc. Yes, they are all tiki things. Tiki is human-like figure that represents Polynesian semi-gods, which … [Read more...]

Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Turtle

Turtle can be the most important and popular element in Polynesian culture. It's connected to many meanings and the most common ones are long life (eternity), wellness, fertility, union, family and harmony. It also symbolizes the navigator. Turtle plays an essential role in Polynesian culture. … [Read more...]

Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Shells

In Polynesian tattoo designs, shells are very common in many designs, especially turtle shells. Turtle shell is a symbolization of turtle, which is a very important sea creature in all the cultures of Polynesian triangle. It has more meanings than other symbols. Some complex turtle designs could … [Read more...]

Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Marquesan Cross

Marquesan cross is another symbol which is quite popular and widely used in many Polynesian tattoo designs. It's often used to symbolize balance between elements and harmony. Its origin is unknown but some archeological study shows that it's connected to turtle shell. It's sometimes confused with … [Read more...]

11 Things Not To Do Before Getting a Tattoo

Get ready to get a tattoo? Did you ever do some research on what you can't do before getting tattooed? No matter what the answer is, this article will provide valuable information that you need, to help you get a satisfied tattoo with no regret. We've concluded 11 most common aspects that will harm … [Read more...]

Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Sun

In Polynesian tattoo designs, the sun often goes with other symbols to express specific meanings. Many rounded Polynesian tattoo designs include the sun's meanings. In Polynesian culture the sun often stands for riches, brilliance, grandness and leadership. The sun's periodic rising is regarded as … [Read more...]

Safety Issues of Removing a Tattoo at Home with Salt

Do you want to remove a tattoo at home using salt? You must have read many guides and instructions on internet, which claim to help you get through this removal process and ensure the safety. But is it really safe? The fact is the results may vary from people to people due to the sensibility of … [Read more...]

Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Ocean

Ocean symbols are very common among Polynesian tattoo designs. They are usually used to not only express specific meanings but also fill some blank blocks in order to shape complete patterns. Polynesian people regard the ocean as their final destination where they go when passed away. So sometimes … [Read more...]

Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Fish – Shark Teeth

Shark teeth is another fish symbol which is very popular among Polynesian tattoo fans.  Nearly over 50% Polynesian tattoo designs have shark teeth symbols embedded in. It's also called "niho mano" in Polynesian language. Shark teeth usually represents shelter or coverage, guidance, power, ferocity, … [Read more...]

Legal Status of Tattooing and Common Related Issues

Teenagers nowadays think that what getting a tattoo required is only consent of their parents. They are too eager to get a tattoo, thus ignore the laws related to tattooing. The situations can vary from different states and nations. So convincing parents is just half the road which leads to the … [Read more...]