Tribal tattoos were originally used to identify members from a tribe. Sometimes they were used to camuflage and for representing specific battles. Nowadays they are very popular because of their look and feeling which they can cause to its wearer.
You can find a ton of pictures of tribal tattoos online and can find the one that suits you – after that you just choose a shop, bring the printed picture with you and you are good to go. The special thing about the tribal tattoos is that they often look like knives which are coming out from the skin. One of the most popular in the tribal celtic tattoo because it looks really unique and perfectly fits most of the time anywhere.
The ink is usually only black because thousands of years ago no one used other colors and it became some kind of a tradition. There are a lot of shapes which you can choose from but be sure to choose the one that you can live together with for a long time.
The most popular places for the tattoos are the arm or the back. The hardest part about picking the tattoo is that finding the one that absolutely suits you. If you are serious about picking the right one, please take your time.
Tribal tattoos on the right shoulders
A painted tribal tattoo
Beginning last May Tattoo Festival was held in Surabaya Plaza. Although the 'party' that was held by the tattoo community for tattoo enthusiasts is not the first organized, but this time the show sucking so much more public interest. In addition to presenting an attractive scene full of challenges, which the hard body of Ronald Libhed Kayado (33), owner of The Big Bodyguard 15 tattooed by a tattoo artist at the same time. The organizers also provide up to 50 percent price cut tattoos are usually pegged at Rp 250
"Tattoos are beautiful, and for my relationship with God is my personal responsibility to the Creator. Just as with the question of whether all veiled women will be able to go to heaven?", Said Merry, one financial manager at the company's contractors in Surabaya, which in some part of his body has been tattooed.
Men are more open
Compared with women, men more flexibility with the tattoo. This is because the body does not like men who viewed the female body agamais own a aurat that should not be disclosed.
Arief Julianto (38), Sahid Hotel Surabaya security officers may be one or even the only one security officer in Surabaya, which is always showing his tattoo while on duty.
Two tattoos, in the legs and back covered with his official clothing, but a tattoo on the hand can not hide from the sight of people Arief.
"Tattoos are not for showing courage or ferocity of a security guard, but it became part of a fashion accessory like jewelry," Arief said while showing off her tongue pierced at the top.
Arief, who tattoos the back as he sat on a bench high school in Surabaya year tattoo artist around 1990 and the left leg a day before the second Bali bombings in 2005 in Bali that claimed the tattoo artist management where she worked did not make if he showed her tattoo when working.
"It used to be my leader had been frustrated with my own tattoos and she asked about the reason of this tattoo. But I managed to menyakinkannya that the quality of a person but a tattoo is not seen from his brain," he said.
Arief murky world of tattoos remembered events, in the 1980s when the incident happened the mysterious murder of thousands of people dig (repeat offenders) in several cities in Indonesia. Those who become victims of petrus majority has a tattoo.
Soeharto (former president) in his autobiography, Soeharto: My Thoughts, Words, and Actions (PT. Citra Lamtorogung Persada, Jakarta, 1989), says that petrus (mysterious shooting) it was deliberately done as a treatment, stern action against the bad guys who like to disturb public tranquility.
"I can not deny that until now many criminals are tattooed. But I am not a criminal. I just want people to see that tattoo is not always belong to the wicked," he said.
Several former inmates said the majority of recurrent or common criminals out of jail was tattooed. For them the tattoo is a symbol or a sign of their group. A group could be formed within the prison, and as a sign of 'opening' will be that group, those who became members alternately tattooed inside prison cells.
Several sources in the police also said police could be used tattoos to identify someone who is a perpetrator of crime or the victim of murder. Police also have lists of certain groups with a special tattoo pictures as well.
Band music newcomer, Blingsatan personnel consisting of three men who in their second album feature a wide range of many tattoo art form. They openly promote the lifestyle of tattoos as a peace-loving boy bands and a lot of crimes.
Similarly, rocker, band vocalist Roy Boomerang Jeconiah always shows her tattoo in any musical concert show the identity of that tattoo also belongs to rock fans far from the world of drugs.
Some psychological research about the phenomenon of tattoo tattoo by mentioning that the user has a negative self-concept attitude is very sensitive to criticism, irritability, irritable, tend to criticize, complain or belittle anything and anyone, hiperkritis, pessimistic, and difficult to get along with others because he considered others were enemies who could not accept him.
While the user is tattooed with a positive self-concept has the attitude to try to overcome the existing problems with tattoos on his body, feels equal with other community members because of tattoos on his body is not a reason to feel themselves lower than other community members, and able to appreciate the difference.