Ethnic tattoo - the intricate patterns that people cover their bodies . It happens that these tattoos cover almost all of the human body . They are mostly inspired by the drawings of the ancient tribes , ornaments of different nationalities or cave paintings . Also popular motifs theme east Indian pictures and Chinese writings .Among the leading position occupied by tattoo traybaly and Celtic tattoos .
In ancient times, it was a kind of amulet , talisman , and even a kind of passport of the person. As a tattoo could trace the genealogy of the person , know his status in the population , to get information about his marital status and prosperity .Today, ethnic tattoos have not lost their popularity. They are very beautiful and elegant. Conventionally, they can be divided into several types:
- Celtic tattoo ;
- Polynesian tattoo ;
- Japanese tattoo ;
- Slavic tattoo .
Tattoos in the Celtic style are even now very mysterious , because it is difficult to identify the roots of the drawings .Today, you can find a lot of different graphic elements stylized fairy tales and everyday items . If we compare the Celtic culture with floral motifs or with animal figures , you can face some serious questions .
The style had several modifications , one of which can be called tattoos Slavic tribes ,as they began the modernization of the Byzantine style. Celtic style can not be called the same or uniform.
Patterns of tribal tattoos that have become popular in the early 21st century , taking its origins from the Polynesian culture . Traybaly were once revered sacred action . His body could decorate some priests ,They received gifts and universal respect . Tattoos are used for special spikes from plants or fish bones . Sophistication and abundance wearable drawings were also signs of a noble origin.
Classical considered the following reasons :
- Spiral on the chin ;
- Large spiral on the cheek ( two) ;
- Curved lines ,that radially diverge from the nose , go above the eyebrows and down to the ears .
Japanese tattoos have been borrowed from the Chinese. Basically , they are divided into two groups : Gaman and iredzumi . The second type were convicted people who forcibly tattooed . However, even after the pardon criminals complemented by different motifs my tattoo .A first type has demonstrated the best qualities of the men talked about their patience .
Separately, Japan's revered female tattoos , which were carried out by rubbing the rice powder into the cuts . Such tattoos could only occur in the case of excitation or after taking water treatments . The motives were the ancient tales , sea legend ,and the characters are dragons, samurai and carp .
As in the case of other tattoos , Japanese tattoos were previously the privilege of the elite, they had a simple motif copied from generation to generation. Later the fashion for tattoos became mandatory in some circles .
Japanese tattoos were popular among firefighters , each unit had its own symbols .They also hide the naked body prostitutes during the ban on nudity , professional players adorned his body cards and dice . Modern Japanese tattoos are negative , such decorations often made criminals .
Traybaly as a kind of tribal tattoos is replete with examples of early art of the primitive era.They have black spiky patterns , which often can be confused with the Celtic ornament .
Slavic ethnic tattoo style and Scythian motifs still forming , but the interest of mankind can no longer be challenged. The final option is likely to be a conglomeration of different motives : animal and clothes style , the book charts the Orthodox ,which is also based on the Epic - fairy folklore .