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Nadia - Ruru

Added on December 8th, 2021

Nadia - Ruru

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Inspired by "Ruru"

Owl

This small Maori style owl tattoo was requested by Nadia to integrate a tattoo she had in the same style.

The owl is a symbol of knowledge and wisdom, and we designed it using Maori elements like te ha (breath of life), the teeth of taniwha for protection, and the ritorito motif for family.

The eye is shaped by the Marquesan ipu, a symbol of fertility and abundance.
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I live in Hawaii, purchased many Polynesian design books in the past, this one is the best so far... Love it! - Catana, Hawaii

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