Maori Tattoos : Maori is a group of people living in New Zealand and when their markings are tattooed in the bodies, it is called as Maori tattoos. Those Maori people were using actually inking their bodies using moko, their own body arts. It is not a modern tattooing and is considered a traditional one by those people.
Maori tattoos are generally black colored and sometimes used along with red colors Both men and women tend to ink these tattoos on their bodies and it can printed on any part of the body such as chest, back, stomach, groin, leg, hands, fore hands, necks, shoulder etc. It is considered a unique painting for the New Zealand and specially for the Polynesian people.
The Maori tattoos can be made stylish, complex, attractive and if you can accept more pain, you can have it drawn large and with permanent inks. The Polynesian people are considering these drawings as a sacred one to represent the belongings to the society. Traditionally, the chisels, albatross bones and mallets were used to draw the arts on the body of the Maori people. But that will be more painful that using the modern tattoo machine. It might be of less pain and less masculine, but the style and the art remains same in both the case.