In recent times, tribal arm tattoos have become very popular among men and women, but especially with men. The qualities of this timeless classic tattoo have been given a modern new look. There is a pure pleasure that can be found in viewing this highly detailed and geometric design. Whether you are looking for a Maori design, Chinese design or Celtic design chose a design that has some meaning or quality that works for you.
Maori tribal arm tattoos were once reserved for men of high rank in their culture, and can represent their genealogy or history. Now days with small tweaks to the tribal designs, so not to offend the Maori people we have a westernized look to them.
Try using something that has meaning to you. The barb wire pattern looks great when adding items such as wind, flowers, clouds, and waves. Talk to your tattoo artist about your symbolic images and how it can be added in to the tat. Talk about colors, although these tattoos are normally very bold dark ink, you can add a metallic shade to swords and knives for more detail. The light use of blue to add detail to waves and shades of red, orange or violet can add life to your flowers.
Chinese dragon tribal arm tattoos are a great way to get the best of both worlds. You get the bold dark distinctive and symmetrical tribal lines and the beast from the Far East. It doesn’t get much better than that. In general, Chinese dragons represent such things as good luck, harmony, wisdom, and health. Many of these tribal arm tattoos depict very well known dragons such as the earth dragon which represents mankind’s connection to the earth. Then we often see the yellow dragon which is hornless and represents the academic side of life. One of the most admired dragons is the celestial dragon who will help guide you on your spiritual path in life. The dragon tribal arm tattoos give you and your tattoo artist many new directions to go with, as well. The color choices are off the chart, from factual to fantasy, be sure to have fun with the dragon that best fits your personality and life style.
Celtic tribal arm tattoos are a very popular choice now days; either from their rich history or more simply just their fabulous designs. Celtic tribal arm tattoos are full of interlacing patterns, spirals and very complex knot work. The three leaf clover is commonly used in tribal arm tattoos with the tri colored green, white and red tribal leaves, for pride of country and good luck. If you are of Welsh ancestry, consider adding your last name to the tat. The Celtic cross looks great when added to tribal arm tattoos, especially in an arm band of tribal knots.
Now that you have a few new ideas for some great tribal arm tattoos, that look sweet on both men and women, remember to thoroughly look over the gallery images and discuss in detail with your tattoo artist about what you are after in tribal tattoos.