Tattoos are an part of all cultures across the world. They were a tool of communication that carried forward their rich heritage and preserved knowledge for posterity. Now a days, the growing interest of people in the ancient cultural practices and art forms has affected the tattoo art to a great extent. Tribal and historical tattoos have again become a part of the popular culture and people can be seen sporting them. The Hispanic tattoos, representing an important cultural tradition, are gaining wide acceptance in America. Its darker side associated with criminals and gangs is on the wane and the artistic forms have taken over.
The Hispanic tattoos have a huge array of religious symbols and as stated above were an important part of the gang cultures. The designs and motifs revolve around occult symbols, birds, animals, geographical features, tribal men, women, emperors, etc. Since, the term Hispanic refers to Spain and the countries colonized by Spain, the Hispanic tattoos represent a large expanse of cultural heritage from diverse geographical regions. Hence, there is a lot to explore and research. Here are 20 Hispanic tattoos with varied symbols and images that you will take you on a ride of the Hispanic region in a different way. Come and soak yourself in the historical facts.
The Inca Emperor in his full-fledged warrior avatar, carved on inside of the arm, looks awesome.
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