5 maori earth symbol temporary tattoos 4cm
Maori earth symbol tattoos, 5 temporary tattoos 3,5 * 3,5 cm.
In Māori tradition and history, Papatuanuku is profoundly important. Papatuanuku is the land, a mother earth figure who gives birth to all things of the world and imparts many blessings to her children.
Put a tattoo
Press off clear plastic sheet.
Press tattoo firmly onto clean, dry skin with design facing down.
Wet tattoo thoroughly.
Hold the wet tattoo in place for 30 seconds.
Slowly slide the paper off your skin.
To remove the tattoo, use baby oil.
Papatuanuku is the land. She is seen as the birthplace of all things and the place to which they return, and is considered a foundation for human action.
Tribal tattoos have always been a popular design choice but have gained more exposure in the last few years since the various forms of tribal tattoos have been more widely showcased as tattoos become more common place and we are exposed to different tribes across the globe.
The Māori originated with settlers from eastern Polynesia, who arrived in New Zealand in several waves of canoe trips. Over several centuries in isolation, the Polynesian settlers developed a unique culture that became known as the "Māori", with their own language, a rich mythology, distinctive crafts and performing arts. They have a form of body art, known as "moko" but more commonly referred to as Maori tattooing. The art form was brought to the Maori from Polynesia and is considered highly sacred. Often the tattoos were a symbol of rank, social status, power and prestige. For Maori, tattooing is a rite of passage, which meant it was highly revered and ritualised. The tattooing would begin usually during adolescence.