Polynesian Tattoo Symbols & Meanings – Spear Heads

Picture showing Polynesian tattoo symbols of spear heads and its variations.

The Polynesian tattoo symbols of spear heads can be found in almost every Polynesian tattoo design. It’s designed to express courage and fight. It’s also used to represent warrior, sharp items, and sting of animals and rays. Spear heads are usually used in combination with other symbols to express certain meanings. For example, one line of spear heads and one line of enatas upside down along its side can express the meaning of defeating enemies. Like the picture above, it has many variations with arrows repeating.

Below are some samples of the use of Spear Heads in Polynesian tattoo designs:

Picture showing a sample of spear heads used in a Polynesian tattoo design.

Picture 2 showing a sample of spear heads used in a Polynesian half sleeve tattoo.

Mobile cover showing a sample of spear heads used in a Polynesian tattoo design.

Comments

  1. lance says:

    Hi, anybody please help me.
    Actually i have been finding meanings of Maori & polynesian andi couldn’t really quite get it.
    1 – How people able to make a story with all this symbol into an art?
    2 – How am i able to combine them to tell a story of what i want and tattoo onto my body?
    3 – Is there other meaning if i combine all this symbol just to look nice?

  2. Aaron Luick says:

    Okay, I just got my first tattoo and i do not know what some of these symbols that are on my arm represent. I see these certain symbols in many tattoos and I love the way the look but I am just curious on what they mean. If somebody could help me I would be extremely happy.

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