The most common tribal tattoos are associated with the Hawaiian tribes, who used tattoos to represent well-being and spiritual safety. In India, tattoos were used to symbolize strength. More »

Tribal tattoos can be simple and eye-catching or can feature especially intricate designs. Deciding which tribal tattoo you want and studying the design can help you create original and attractive body art. More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

A tribal star tattoo on the elbow can have many meanings depending on the type of star chosen. According to Feather Tattoo Designs, star tattoos can be a sign of bravery, represent the elements of the Earth, symbolize ba... More »

There are no known solid armband tattoos in historical Celtic tribes. Documented Pictish tattoos are all of freestanding symbols, most of which are representations of animals. Celtic knot work dates from a later period a... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

Hawaiian tribal tattoos are symbols from the Polynesian culture used to portray important information directly on a person's skin. Tribal tattoos signify signs of a person's character and position within the tribe and ar... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

Historically, tribal tattoos were visual expressions of various battles and wars. Warriors would wear tribal tattoos on their skin into battle as a way to instill courage in their fellow warriors and intimidate their opp... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

Tribal tattoos are found in tribal cultures and in popular culture. Native Americans and Polynesian cultures are especially renowned for their tribal tattooing traditions. Within popular culture, tribal tattoos can be fo... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos