Borneo+Tattoo+Designs | Polynesian Tattoos

One my favourite tattoo 'Bunga Terong'

Borneo Tattoo Expo 2016 Kuching Sarawak Travel Blog Malaysia Asia Blog

If you love all things tattoos, you should not miss the Borneo Tattoo Expo 2016 in Kuching Sarawak which will be held at Damai Central along side the Rainforest World Music Festival…

For the Dyak people of Borneo, tattoos once commemorated headhunting expeditions. The markings on some modern Dyaks, on the left is Ernesto Kalum, represent "a modern interpretation of traditional headhunting tattoos," says photographer Chris Rainier.

Photographer Chris Rainier travels the globe in search of tattoos and other examples of the urge to embellish our skin

borneo-armband-tattoo.jpg (2667×500)  This armband, designed to wrap around the arm in a spiral, incorporates some Borneo scorpions, stars and rosettes. It can also be easily splitted in simpler parts. In general, a great part of the designs used by men in Borneo tattooing is related to valiance or to hunting and fighting abilities, and often has a meaning of protection too.

TATTOO TRIBES: Tattoo of Borneo armband, Valiance, protection tattoo,borneo armband scorpion sun tattoo - royaty-free tribal tattoos with meaning


Sarawak Tanah Air Ku different Borneo tattoos and meanings

Dayak Impressions | Contemporary Application of Bunga Terung

Common Borneo Tattoo Motifs – Mata Aso, Jalaut, Ipa Olim, Usung Dian, and Bunga Terung