Tribal Tattoos And Designs

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Photo list of tribal tattoos on different people, including a variety of ink designs and art. Tribal tattoo designs are a reflection of the person who wears them. What are the best tribal tattoo designs? Some tribal tattoos are elaborate and large, featuring intricate, eye-catching designs that emphasize incredible artwork. Other tribal tats are smaller and more subtle, with sexy tribal tattoos placed on the neck, wrist, and other delicate areas. What tribal tattoo designs are the best? If you're considering getting some new ink, tribal tattoo art could be the way to go. This list includes some great tribal tattoo designs. Be sure to vote for your favorite tattoos and tribal tattoo placements, then vote down those that you don't like.

Good tribal tattoos are appropriate for both men and women. These pictures of tribal tattoos can also be voted on, so that the most popular tribal body art makes it up to the top. Tribal tattoos aren't for everyone, but they look awesome on the right person.

Men might opt for large, dramatic tattoos, as many places on the body make a perfect canvas for tribal tats. Tribal tattoos work well with tribal designs, as do large tribal tattoos on various places on the body. Some might choose to incorporate Tribal tattoos into parts of larger pieces for an edgy accent. Other tribal tattoos might be placed symmetrically on both arms, shoulders, or calves for a mirror effect. 

Women might also opt for large, elaborate tribal tattoos, or they could choose a more 'delicate' looking tattoo design - a single tribal on the wrist or a small tribal on the ankle, for instance. Women often get something a little cheeky or a come hither for a sexy tribal tattoo. Celebrities like Rhianna have tribal tattoos as well. Her ink is a tribal design on web of her hand. Tribal tattoo designs are a bit more commen on male celebrities with Jamie Foxx, Mike Tyson, and wrestler Goldberg all sporting tribal tattoo designs.

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    107 VOTES

    Polynesian Tribal Tattoos

    The intricacies of Polynesian tribal tattoos make them the perfect candidates for a large piece on the shoulder, chest, or back. 
    107 votes
  • 2
    61 VOTES

    Phoenix Tribal Tattoos

    The phoenix rising from the lines of a tribal tattoo design adds a deeper meaning to tribal tattoos. Some color – perhaps reds and oranges like fire – will really accentuate a phoenix tribal tattoo.

    61 votes
  • 3
    51 VOTES

    Japanese Tribal Tattoos

    Japanese Tribal Tattoos
    Photo: Pinterest
    Japanese tribal tattoos are stunning in their simplicity and look great as bigger tattoos. 
    51 votes
  • 4
    47 VOTES

    Wings Tribal Tattoos

    Wings Tribal Tattoos
    Photo: Pinterest

    Feathers share much of the same shape and direction as the lines of tribal tattoos, making wings a natural choice for a great tribal tattoo.

    47 votes
  • 5
    37 VOTES

    Heart Tribal Tattoos

    Heart Tribal Tattoos
    Photo: Pinterest

    If you're thinking about a sexy tribal tattoo, a heart is the perfect way to incorporate something edgy with a softer image. This tribal tat design works well in small form and can be placed on the wrist, ankle, or neck.

    37 votes
  • 6
    35 VOTES

    Animal Tribal Tattoos

    Animal Tribal Tattoos
    Photo: Pinterest
    Mixing the lines of a tribal tattoo with the angles and features of an animal can make a stunning piece of tat art. Consider adding some color to an animal tribal tattoo for a piece that really pops. 
    35 votes