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Tattoo of Niwha

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by GiErre »
2013, May 3rd
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DESCRIPTION AND MEANING:

The hammerhead shark symbolizes tenacity and determination and the spear heads that make its body symbolize the warrior, courage and strength.
In the tail korus symbolize life, new beginning, and we started there the path of Kamehameha representing a difficult path that leads to success (the surrounding sun shaped by shark teeth).

Similarly the two moray eels that give shape to the front fins represent difficulties overcome by tenacity (the spear heads continue beyond them leading to the hammerhead shark motif in the head).

The back fin is a sea shell (love and intimacy, safe shelter) and the two chasing birds in the tail symbolize freedom and the help that will always be granted to the dear ones.

The tip of the tail is made by an octopus tentacle (intelligence, adaptability and tenacity).

Requested by Gabriella.

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