MILILANI, Hawaii, Could 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The NĀ KOA® line of leather-based items with genuine Polynesian tattoo artwork (www.nakoa.com) introduces 4 wallets with tattoo artwork by Che Pilago (Kona, Massive Island of Hawaii), Kuaika Quenga (Maui, Hawaii), Sulu’ape Akiu “Q” Sale (Oahu, Hawaii), and Sulu’ape Si’i Liufau (Orange County, California).
Polynesian tattoos are composed of quite a lot of historic motifs, which the artists use to specific meanings.
For instance, Samoan tattoo artist Si’i Sulu’ape Liufau selected the central pictures of a fish hook and the mana lua navigational motif for a design that talks concerning the power and self-discipline to offer for the household, and conducting your objectives, goals and hopes. He additionally included the sensible issues of your each day path to earn cash, and holding on to your cash – good for a pockets!
Massive island tattoo artist Che Pilago included his Hawaiian in addition to French Polynesian roots to create a contemporary Marquesas model tattoo design that’s all about transferring ahead in life. He mixed French Polynesian and a few Hawaiian motifs to create a forward-looking tiki face. Look carefully, and you may see tiki ears and enata to symbolize tiki eyes. The shark enamel motif provides power and Che’s tackle the koru fern motif additional factors to the longer term.
“NĀ KOA was began as a labor of affection,” says Andrea Buter, the founding father of the model. “On the time, I could not ensure that tattoo artists with a deep understanding of the cultural significance of Polynesian tattoos would give me the time of day, not to mention create unique artwork for NĀ KOA.”
“All I had going for me was a honest ardour for the artwork and underlying tradition, and a burning need to create high quality merchandise that join Pacific Islanders to their roots. It is so gratifying that famend and award-winning artists like Si’i, Che, Kuaika and Q, are entrusting me with their creations.”
The NĀ KOA website contains explanations of all tattoo designs and their origins with every merchandise on supply.
About NĀ KOA
The NĀ KOA product line of leather-based equipment with Polynesian tattoo artwork was launched in 2015 as a labor of affection by Patch of Shade, Inc proprietor Andrea Butter after a number of years of analysis.
The product line launched with a small assortment of males’s bifold wallets and card holders. Right now you may select from all kinds of males’s and girls’s wallets, cuff wristlets, and even baggage, with genuine tattoo artwork created by award-winning tattoo artists with Hawaiian, Maori, Marquesan, Samoan, and Tahitian backgrounds and coaching.
Every tattoo design combines motifs and pictures that create meanings and inform a narrative. The artwork will get positioned on leather-based utilizing a proprietary course of that makes the artwork fully sturdy but preserves the attribute contact of the real, high quality leather-based.
NĀ KOA merchandise may be discovered at www.nakoa.com and throughout Hawaii in shops that supply Hawaiian and Polynesian cultural merchandise, together with the Pacifica store on the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu.
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