For thousands of years, Maori tattoo design have entranced us with their simultaneous simplicity and complexity. By layering simple shapes and solid lines together, the body becomes a canvas for a huge portrait of life. Each shape and design has meaning, and when put together, they form a story. Maori garments were hand woven, using both plaiting and weft-twining techniques. Many techniques were used to create patterns and to make fabric with different qualities. The range consist of hours upon hours of hand craft and weaving techniques.