Malu - Wikipedia

Malu is a word in the Samoan language for a female-specific tattoo of cultural significance. The malu covers the legs from just below the knee to the upper thighs just below the buttocks, and is typically finer and delicate in design compared to the Pe'a, the equivalent tattoo for males.…

30 Pictures of Samoan Tattoos Art and Design

Mar 12, 2015 · The Samoan tatau (tattoo) for men is called pe’a, which consists of intricate geometrical patterns covering areas from waist to knees. The Samoan tatau for women is called malu that covers the legs from the upper thighs to the knees. As you can see from the pictures, Malu is not as dense as pe’a.…

Pe'a - Wikipedia

The traditional female tattoo in Samoa is the Malu. In Samoan society, the Pe'a and the Malu are viewed with cultural pride and identity as well as a hallmark of manhood and womanhood. 'Tatau is an ancient Polynesian art form which is associated with the rites of passage for men.…

20 Traditional Samoan Tattoo Designs And Meanings

Dec 06, 2019 · The Samoan Tattoo has awesome blends with meaningful patterns making feather like design. People around the world who are Samoan culture influenced often add symbols related to nature that include butterflies, bird, turtle, shark teeth, feathers etc. people even carve a tattoo behind the ear though it is quite painful.…