10 Tribal Tattoo Artists To Follow On Instagram

Tribal tattoo artists are keeping the flame of ethnic tattoo alive. They still tattoo the ancient designs our ancestors worn.

Sometimes even using the ancient tools and hand-poked tattoo technique. From Pacific tribal art to Nordic tattooing and Native American culture, the heirs of these traditions have spread in the world. Learning from archeological documents and the last tattoo veterans, young tattoo artists are travelling to perpetuate the passion of ethnic tattoo. If some natives are irritated to see their traditional designs inked on foreigners and by foreigners, the exchanges between different cultures is allowing tattoo lovers to salute their history, to be proud of their roots and to carry on the work and beliefs of gorgeous ancient civilizations. Here is just a glimpse of some cool tribal tattoo artists from everywhere in the planet.

Peter Madsen, Denmark @blackhandnomad

Impressive chestpiece and sleeves...
Impressive chestpiece and sleeves...
Nordic design.
Nordic design.

Deano Roberston, Canada @deano_robertson

Haida tattoo.
Haida tattoo.

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Cool matching leg pieces.
Cool matching leg pieces.

Felipe Soares, Brasil @felipebuenaarte

Intricate spine tattoo.
Intricate spine tattoo.
Nice leg.
Nice leg.

Jean-Michel Manutea, Canada @jeanmichelmanutea

Great placement.
Great placement.
Badass corset style tattoo!
Badass corset style tattoo!

Jeroen Franken, Holland @jeroenfranken

Very elegant hand tattoo...
Very elegant hand tattoo...
Cool sleeve.
Cool sleeve.

Jim Orie, Holland @jimorie

Awesome back piece
Awesome back piece
Manu Farrarons, USA/Tahiti @manu_farrarons_tattoos
Manu Farrarons, USA/Tahiti @manu_farrarons_tattoos
Delicate hip piece.
Delicate hip piece.
Another feminine sidepiece.
Another feminine sidepiece.

Michelangelo, Italy @michelangelotattoo

That's bold!
That's bold!
Tribal sleeve tattoo
Tribal sleeve tattoo

Wiremu Barriball, New Zealand @wiremubarriball

Awesome detail on a Maori piece...
Awesome detail on a Maori piece...
Another badass hand tattoo...
Another badass hand tattoo...

Agnieszka Kulinka, Poland @avalan.tattoo

Gorgeous backpiece mixing neo tribal and lace art...
Gorgeous backpiece mixing neo tribal and lace art...
Amazing hip and leg tattoo!
Amazing hip and leg tattoo!

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Writer for art related medias. Fell in love with tattoo while researching for another passion, crime history. Travelling, admiring, sharing.

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