25 Mar Balinese Inspired Tattoo Style
A tattoo design inspired by one of the Balinese culture called Sengkui. Sengkui is a wickerwork coconut leaf plaited, resembling plaited coconut leaf roof but in a smaller size.
Sengkui means kelabang. From the words, Kala and Abang.
Kala means giants in Balinese culture also on most of Indonesian myths(kala or buta). Giants usually described as the form of human’s negative characters(Asuri Sampad).
Abang means Brahma, which is one of the mighty God in Hindu who have the power to protect.
Sengkui usually put in some Balinese ceremony or part of houses for protection. This tattoo designed by Sono Marsono and inked by Vincent Whisnu.