Raquel Waith

Raquel Waith

Creator of handmade small wearable objects & not so wearable artifacts....xo
Raquel Waith
More ideas from Raquel
MADDAKKO  Woman blacksmith

MADDAKKO Woman blacksmith

Sikaianese woman with elaborate<br /> chest tattoo.

Sikaianese woman with elaborate<br /> chest tattoo.

SIITIAGA IV – by: Lalovai Peseta The concept of Siitiaga – a Samoan word for Judgment Day & ascension.  artist explores the concept of Siitiaga as a moment of reckoning in the life of an individual. When social markers of life slip away, leaving behind bare humanity, the artist imagines that even culture is left behind. Depicted by the sacred Samoan traditional tatau on both male & female, the pe’a & the malu, slipping & falling away frm the human figures.

SIITIAGA IV – by: Lalovai Peseta The concept of Siitiaga – a Samoan word for Judgment Day & ascension. artist explores the concept of Siitiaga as a moment of reckoning in the life of an individual. When social markers of life slip away, leaving behind bare humanity, the artist imagines that even culture is left behind. Depicted by the sacred Samoan traditional tatau on both male & female, the pe’a & the malu, slipping & falling away frm the human figures.

female's traditional tattoo, the malu of Samoa

Samoan Malu//A Samoan woman with a traditional malu.//Photo of a Samoan woman with a traditional Malu (tattoo).