The Polynesian Tattoo Handbook
ENGLISH VERSION. Practical guide to creating meaningful Polynesian tattoos.
This book by the creators of TattooTribes.com takes the readers by the hand through the meaningful beauty of Polynesian tattoos, in a clear and easy to read way that helps understanding many traditional symbols and how they can be used to create a custom personal piece.
The book is beautifully crafted for easier consultation and a more enjoyable experience and it features:
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