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Tattoo of Samoan turtle

Freedom, protection

by GiErre »
2009, Sep 10th
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DESCRIPTION AND MEANING:

A turtle symbolizes the navigator (family especially when together with other turtles); this one is inspired by Maori and Samoan styles.

On the inside we have incorporated a manta (a symbol of freedom and beauty), and some motifs representing strength and protection.

The back fins are shaped like fish hooks to symbolize prosperity and wealth.

Requested by Elena.

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