Tribal tattoos have existed for more than a century and are becoming a rage but at the same time are becoming quite complex and are evolving into neo tribal tattoo styles. The black work that you see on arms and legs are tribal tattoos and are characterized by modern primitive look. Tribal tattoos are gaining fast popularity among tattoo enthusiast and tribal tattoos are popular not only in America but also in Asia.
Tribal tattoos are becoming popular due to a number of reasons behind them. In certain tribes tribal tattoos are used for tribal identification. In case of some Asian tribal societies tribal tattoos were used for marking enemies and rebels. There are a variety of tribal tattoos which are quite popular.
Tribal sun and Celtic knots are quite popular in the case of tribal tattoos. You can wear tribal tattoos anywhere – it could be your lower back, upper back, chest, shoulder or navel. The traditional tribal tattoo styles are black work which covers the arms and is characterized by modern primitive looks which covers the entire body. While going for a tattoo you should not mix two different styles such as tribal and Japanese style. Tattoos originating from tribes are referred to as tribal tattoos and they have existed for centuries and have an association with culture and history. We have seen the revival of the tribal tattoos in the past few years and a number of tribal tattoos have given way to knots, swirls and even customized designs.