Friday, July 2, 2010

Maori Tattoos- different from traditional tattoos

comes from the people of Maori in New Zealand. In New Zealand, a popular location for Maori tattoos is on the face. In North America, these tattoos are commonly found on the arm. If you liketribal tattoos, continue reading on for a brief look at the history of these popular designs.
maori tattoo
maori tattoos
Today, Maori tattoos make popular arm tattoosand sleeve tattoos. However, there is some controversy that surrounds these designs. A Maori tattoo was originally used as a form of personal identification. For that reason, the copying of a Maori tattoo is often looked at as the stealing of an identity. You must keep in this in mind, because not all tattoo artists are willing to replicate Maori tattoos.

Moko: Maori Tattoos