at one point in time were used to identify slaves or status in a community. Some tribal art was meant strictly for a chief or other important member of a tribe such as a medicine man or priest. These days famous tattoos take on a whole new meaning.
This famous singer has quite a few tattoos. She has Kabbala symbols on the back of her neck which were meant to convey healing, though some reports claim that these symbols are not in order and so have no meaning.
She has a fairy on her lower back, which is becoming quite popular, a tiny daisy that circles her second toe on her right foot, butterfly taking flight off a vine on her left foot, and a Chinese symbol for mystery inside a flower on her lower stomach