.shape your dreams.

Pay one handbook, get both! NOW $22.04 11.57Uncover Polynesian tattoos today.

africa [52]
americas [181]
asia [97]
europe [486]
oceania [983]

SECTION: Oceania

 back
front
front
back
back
Honu ´e toru tattoo photo
rate it:
3799 votes

 

Honu ´e toru
3 turtles

May 3rd, 2022
  Author: GiErre

save it on 

 Leave a comment 
  send your photo 


 DOWNLOADS:    HI-RES    STENCIL

All three turtles in this Polynesian tattoo prepared for Lorette share a braid, which is a symbol of family union, and each one includes a different letter (L, T, F) representing the name of one family member.

The upper turtle represents her, with shark teeth for strength and adaptability, and a warrior for the strength and courage to follow her path, represented by the row of birds followed by the turtles (voyage).
The frangipani flower is a symbol of femininity and safe shelter, also shared by the second turtle, representing her daughter, which also includes two chasing birds symbolizing that she is always there to help her loved ones, protected by a tiki like the third turtle, which represents her brother, who has the path to knowledge motif symbolizing his curiosity.

The koru in the background symbolizes a new start, shaped by mountains (stability) followed by waves (change) and finally mountains again (a new stability found) that also shape a sun (joy).

The image below helps identifying the individual elements within the tattoo:
Polynesian family turtles tattoo


MANA ATUA - white mugMANA ATUA - white mugMaori design by TattooTribes
Join the Tribe!

 Tags:
honu turtles tiki path frangipani flower koru sun lettering maorigram family union joy new start union Lorette

permalink: https://www.tattootribes.com/index.php?idinfo=9782

 Comments:
 If you have a request, send it from this link instead: custom request. 

WANNA KNOW MORE ABOUT THE SYMBOLS?

Related tattoos:

Toó Toru Honu tattoo photo
Honu utuafare tattoo photo
Honu pa'atore tattoo photo
Honu tattoo photo
Honu tattoo photo
Honu tattoo photo
Mālama 'āina tattoo photo
Butterfly tattoo photo
Kamunaga tattoo photo
Rā marama tattoo photo
Motuhake tattoo photo
MANA ATUA - white mugMANA ATUA - white mugMaori design by TattooTribes
Join the Tribe!
show more tattoos
 

 Send your photos!


Get the newest tattoos in your inbox!
.