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TT Design Books series
posted on March 6th, 2017
TT Design Books The great beauty of Polynesian tattoos, beyond their particularly eye-catching aestethics, resides in their ability to tell stories. Each symbol, each element, can be used to create a story or to represent possessed or des ...
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Timeless tattoos

Triskell
posted on July 26th, 2014
Do timeless tattoos exist? Of course! Just think of Scythian tattoos, with their beauty still appealing after more than 2500 years: ...
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What tattoo shall I choose?

Power dragon tattoo
posted on April 14th, 2014
Well, this is a question we´ve been asked many times over time and we think that the answer could be useful to some friends out there who are not convinced yet about the tattoo they should choose... and the answer, even if it sounds incredib ...
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Maori styled animals

Maori style animals - AIR page 2
posted on April 20th, 2012
The magazine Idea Tattoo proposed to rethink some animals that are traditionally present in western tattoos reinventing them in Maori style, joining thus classic iconography and the lines and suggestions of Polynesian cultures. The result ...
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Tengwar

Elfic alphabet - Tengwar Parmaite
posted on February 9th, 2008
It´s not unusual nowadays to see tattoos with elfic writings, after the movie "The Lord of the Rings" brought under everyone´s eyes the intrinsic beauty of this language, and of its alphabet in particular.The most re ...
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Ideograms and tattoos


posted on December 31st, 2007
Cool but... dangerous!Actually, the danger is not in the tattoo itself, but in the tattooists.Unfortunately internet is full of "horror stories" about oriental tattoos which were guaranteed to have a certain meaning, and turned out to be totally different... next you´ll find some samples, mainly ...
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Haida designs

Haida owl
posted on August 15th, 2007
The Haida people live on the Northwestern coast of the American continent. Like Tlingits, and more generally like all the people which preserved in their culture their own tribal roots, Haida are divided into clans, each represented by one or more ...
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Tattoo initial care


posted on August 7th, 2007
You got a tattoo. How to get it at its best.Once you have your permanent tattoo, it´s better to follow some initial rules in order for the design and colours to remain at its best, helping it healing as you would with any wound (said so it seems tragic, but you do not have to worry!).  keep your ...
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Glowing tattoos

Chameleon Blacklight Tattoo Ink
posted on July 29th, 2007
Admit it: you always liked tattoos and more than once you thought about it, but your job and other constraints always kept you from getting one... Until not so long ago, the only alternatives were henna tattoos, which don´t lea ...
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Home made tattoos

self-tattoo.jpg
posted on June 23rd, 2007
Required:1. a good hand2. courage or imprudence3. a cork4. a needle (better 2 inches long)5. a thread of cotton6. India ink7. a transparent, slick paper8. a permanent marker9. a n ...
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THE POLYNESIAN TATTOO HANDBOOK
finally the book to understand and create Polynesian tattoos!

Thanks for sharing your knowledge! I have been searching the whole net to find something like this!! - Paul Davies, WA

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