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Tamariki
Children

October 18th, 2008
  Author: GiErre

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Joao Pedro requested a tattoo for his upper back that could be related to his children.

The main turtle in the middle and the two smaller ones on its sides represent family, and we used two twists (love, eternal bond) to join their fins together to represent their reciprocal indissoluble bond.

The left turtle has an "L" on its shell, and it´s surrounded by a sun (for light), whereas the right one has a "D" and it´s surrounded by a manaia (guardian). The tikis on both sides are for protection and the lizard on the bottom is there to bring good luck to the family. The two korus above it are different in size on account of the different ages of Joao Pedro´s children.

The general shape recalls the head of a hammerhead shark to symbolize strength and tenacity in defending his family.


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 Insane  it´s just a word but this tattoo is da shit.  I´ll take your Scorpio Tattoo and design it for me personly.  Ta Danger 
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