Tribal Tattoo Designs

Tribal Tattoo Designs The art of tattooing has been found all over the world from the Ice Age to our own day And though aboriginal people from Arabia to America to the South Seas have traditionally practiced it tattooing

  • Title: Tribal Tattoo Designs
  • Author: Maarten Hesselt van Dinter
  • ISBN: 9781570625565
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Paperback
  • The art of tattooing has been found all over the world, from the Ice Age to our own day And though aboriginal people from Arabia to America to the South Seas have traditionally practiced it, tattooing has lately been on the decline among tribal cultureseven as it has become fashionable in the first world This book showcases the rich variety and sometimes surprisin The art of tattooing has been found all over the world, from the Ice Age to our own day And though aboriginal people from Arabia to America to the South Seas have traditionally practiced it, tattooing has lately been on the decline among tribal cultures even as it has become fashionable in the first world This book showcases the rich variety and sometimes surprising similarities of these disappearing tribal tattoo designs, both representative and abstract, employed as religious symbols, talismans, charms, indicators of status or position, or simply as adornment.

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    1. The cover of this book is what really sucked me in. I have a few tattoos. I like tattoos. I like finding out what they symbolize historically as well as for the individual. And while if you're just looking for pictures and drawings of what a wide variety of tribal tattoo art LOOKS like from around the world, it's a great book - probably a 4 or 5 stars if all you're looking for is images. However, I am looking for more - not even a whole lot more. Names for the images and/or some explanation for [...]

    2. A book of nicely reproduced old images, great variety, I just wish the author had let us know where the images came from!

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