Tribal tattoo meaning – before pictures, let us find us more about the meaning of tribal tattoos. Many years ago, certain tribes (from Philippines, for example) used to believe that getting a tattoo and tattoos in general are magical. In a way or another they believe that tattoos could protect them. Another meaning of tribal tattoo is that you only get one if you have a rank or another. For example, if you do a good thing in your tribe, you get a bigger and awesome tattoo.
Today, tribal tattoos are just used to impress friends or to have a cool “thing” on your body. Today it’s awesome to have a tattoo, but back then people were super serious about it.
There are several types of tribal tattoos, such as Maori for example (or Ta moko). Many celebrities have these type of Maori tattoos, such as: Rihanna, Mike Tyson, Robbie Williams, Ben Harper and many more. Here are a couple of Maori tattoos for arms:
Here are a couple of tribal tattoo pictures/sets you can use for a new tattoo for your shoulder or for your arms. The sets are good, both for men and women:
One other thing about tribal arm tattoos is that they are generally made for “built” people like “The Rock”. I mean – people with a lot of muscles (either on arms/shoulders/on their back or in other places where these tribal tattoos can be printed on). But if you don’t have a lot of muscles, maybe you can choose one like in the picture bellow: