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Anne - Marquesan ankle band

Added on November 29th, 2009

Anne - Marquesan ankle band

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Inspired by "Marquesan ankle-band"

Protection, balance

Marquesan style is harder to read than other Polynesian styles, and many symbols are greatly stylized, even if they´re often very decorative.

The style of Hiva Oa, which is mainly used in modern Marquesan tattooing is more figurative than the other styles, and it provided some elements that were used in this ankle band, even if we redesigned some of them in order to recall better known ...

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