HAWAIIAN TATTOOS




Hawaiian tattoos have a long history and combine traditional as well as ancient drawings. At the background of Hawaiian tattoos we can find natural pictures, for example, flowers, fish, rocks, animals, rain, etc. Initially only black ink was used for tattooing. The tattoos were applied for various ceremonies or religious occasions. These pictures can be used like a special talisman to protect people. One of the most popular Hawaiian tattoos is a gecko. These lizards are taken by the aboriginal of Hawaii with caution and respect. It is believed that geckos have supernatural power. There is a superstition. – If a gecko laughs, it will bring misfortune and disease for a long period of time.

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