Samoan Half Sleeve Tattoo
This Samoan Tattoo reminds us of the ancient warriors. . Wrestlers or men loving war and fights would love to ink such designed Samoan Tattoo to show their strength.
If you happen to watch WWE, the Oklahoma City Thunder or even just glimpsed at The Rock, you may have noticed those enchanting black patterns adorning the bodies of some of them. Some will call these tribal tattoos, but if we’re really into details they are actually Polynesian tattoos or, at the very least, inspired by Polynesian tattoos. And when it comes to Polynesian tattoos, the ‘tatau’ or Samoan tattoo is one of the most popular. The word tatau (tattoo) in Samoan means appropriate, balanced and fitting,
The art of tatau is believed to have started two centuries ago. From the traditional way of doing it, the art was spread to the world and is now available through the modern way of tattooing. But the Samoan tattoo is not just an art, it is history and a culture.
The roots of the Samoan culture, the Tatau art goes beyond only adornment but also symbolizes manhood and tribal facts. It shows the essential rite of passage in Samoan tribe. In a way it gives a jewelry design too. This piece is so awesomely carved with fine art that resemble like jewelry piece. The outline is given a blur shade that gives embossed design looking like a 3D pattern.
This Samoan tattoo was requested by our client Ravi. He walked in with a few reference images from the internet and was more than willing to let us create something new. Pradeep Junior created this entire piece using a marker and drawing without any printed stencils. The word tatau (tattoo) in Samoan means appropriate, balanced and fitting, which we can see has been achieved in this tattoo. This Tattoo was done in Bengaluru by Pradeep Junior at Astron Tattoos.