When I think of tribal tattoos, I think that the majority of Polynesians and unique tattoos that use to illustrate various aspects of their lives. A bit like tattoos or gangster in jail, because designs are to tell his own story and some honour rank or ability that an individual possesses.
Perhaps the only thing that stands out with tribal tattoos is the innovation and variety of simple lines which means many tribal tattoo designs. This is art work unique, the majority being more or less solid black with no other color.
The fact that each tattoo can have several meanings is something that we need to consider. It is important that you know exactly what you mean with the tattoo, this is like a tattoo, you have to get the right design. You can search online or you can talk to your artist tattoo, I always recommend to have the design model for the artist already no matter how good they are and may not seem quite what I imagined.
Perhaps if you like tattoo style just naturally could design their own and taking time for the tattoo as a tattoo of writing could use you lines and plant design some saying that this second look they need to understand.
In terms of the position more tribal tattoos are big and bold and need some space, but it can reach any part of the body fit and sufficient to consider that the look is appropriate for that area. Once more this is where models are good as you can support them out and see what appears the correct size for the entire picture.