Tribal tattoos refer to the tattoo designs created based on the style developed by the native Polynesian people. The native Polynesians used various body art techniques like tattooing for representing social hierarchy, wealth and age. Tribal tattoos gained immense popularity among tattoo enthusiasts during the 1980s and 90s, still being counted among the most sought after tattoo designs all over the world. There are several types of these tattoos, including Borneon tattoo, Hawaiian tattoo and Maori tattoo. There are countless tribal tattoo designs to choose from, such as tribal cross tattoos, dragon tattoos, star tattoos, butterfly tattoos, Celtic tattoos, flower tattoos and heart tattoos. These tattoos look good anywhere on the body with some of the most common spots to get a tribal tattoo including the back, wrist, shoulder and chest.