Tribal, also known as a tribal or Polynesian tattoo, comes from the tradition of tribes inhabiting New Zealand. What is characteristic of this style is the combination of intricate geometric shapes and tribal symbols, presented in black and gray. Tribal tattoos are simple to design, and since they are usually only created using black ink, they withstand aging well. At the same time, for the same reason they are difficult to cover or cover up, especially if they contain thick lines and make up most of the body of a tattooed person. The most popular Polynesian motifs (and there are 15 of them!) Include shark teeth representing protection, strength and ferocity; an enata representing people and their relationships; the ocean as a resting place and source of food; turtle symbolizing health, fertility and longevity; Lucky lizard and stingray as a symbol of protection.