Maori tattoo meanings

Explore the rich cultural significance of Maori tattoos and their meanings. Uncover the stories and traditions behind these powerful symbols and find inspiration for your own tattoo design.
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Description Haere Mai (Welcome Everyone!), feel free to use this as reference for any Maori carvings you may be interested in doing. You can also combine different the different forms presented here (as often done) to create a piece that has multiple meanings (this is ideal if you intend to make one as a gift). The Taonga (treasures) are usually always given as gifts (especially your first carved pieces which are usually given to a master or parent/guardian or other equivalent). Materials…

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The #koru or fern is the most popular #symbol used in #traditional and #contemporary #maori tattoos. It represents new life, #growth, #strength and #peace. The koru is drawn in negative space, creating the empty space by drawing the #patterns around it. Polynesian Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Tribal Tattoos, Tattoo, Polynesian Tattoo Meanings, Polynesian Tribal Tattoos, Polynesian Tattoo Designs, Polynesian Tattoos Women, Samoan Tribal Tattoos

The #koru or fern is the most popular #symbol used in #traditional and #contemporary #maori tattoos. It represents new life, #growth, #strength and #peace. The koru is drawn in negative space, creating the empty space by drawing the #patterns around it.

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William Mangueira