Taino Sun Tattoos
The tribal arts have been beautifully used by the tattoo artists. Such tribal symbols are associated with the tradition and culture of a particular tribe. They got their origin long time before within a particular tribe but slowly with modernization got spread through out the world for the aesthetic beauty and worldly representation. Because of the bold images, the Taino Sun tattoos are getting popularity and used by many youngsters. Taino Indians are the natives of Caribbean Islands in the Great Antilles which consist of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic. Such people used symbols for communication. Their language is called Arawakan which has artistic symbols inscribed by rocks. Such symbols and designs are used for tattoo images in the modern time. The most commonly used symbols are sun and water. The Taino people used to worship many Gods and the Taino tattoos used to have the images of such Gods. The images which are normally seen as Taino tattoos are Taino Sun symbolizing power, Atabey- the fertility god, mother of Gods, Cacique- the tribal leader and hunter, Gemini- the forces of nature like day and night, hot and cold. These symbol look like children’s drawings but if combined with tribal designs will enhance the beauty of the wearer.