Traditional tattoos

Traditional tattoos - Maori face tattoo

Traditional tattoos

Traditional tattoos – Tatoo in different parts of the world has a very long tradition. Tattoos have performed the ancient peoples: the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Aztecs, Mayans, Incas. With carefully designed system of tattooing we meet in Polynesian, Maori in New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia and Japan.

Rituals, respect and therapy

Rituals, respect and therapy - Woman with traditional tribal tattoos Kutia

Rituals, respect and therapy

Rituals, respect and therapy – In ancient cultures, tattooing had a ritual character, expressed or belonging to a tribe, race or social position. Sometimes also a tribute to the roots of the culture and customs. Today, the tattoo may be the nature of medical therapy or be a form of communication informing eg. To belong to the group.