Skip to content
FULL VERSION
votes
1792
suggested front positioningsuggested back positioning

Tattoo of Manaia

Francesco

by GiErre »
2015, Mar 3rd
0
0
HI-RES [jpg]
STENCIL [jpg]
virtualize it on your photo! »

DESCRIPTION AND MEANING:

The manaia symbolizes the guardian angel and in this tattoo it represents the death (the moray eel) of Francesco, whose initial letter is designed by the tail, and the difficult path that lead family (the ani ata motif) and friends (the enata) facing this situation together to search for a new equilibrium, represented by the Marquesan cross that shapes the eye surrounded by a sun.
The two birds nearby symbolize help among the members of the family.

The gecko symbolizes health while shark teeth and the octopus tentacle are for adaptability and resilience.

The Polynesian Tattoo Handbook by TattooTribes
leave a comment below
or share it on

THE POLYNESIAN TATTOO HANDBOOK
finally the book to understand and create Polynesian tattoos!

I thoroughly enjoyed the book, and would highly recommend this to anyone who is looking forward to creating a spectacular tattoo design... - Poulomi, Kolkata

  • - PRINT
  • - PDF
  • - EPUB
  • - Android
  • - iOs
»  FREE PREVIEW