Star Tattoo Designs
A star tattoo design can come in many shapes
If you are considering a star for a tattoo you are not alone.
Because there are so many different types of stars and color variations, star tattoo designs have become very
There are also many different meanings for a star tattoo.
Some people look at the star as representing a significant change that has occurred in their life like the birth
of a child, a special achievement or a goal that has been accomplished. “They reached for the stars and brought one
Shooting stars or a trail of stars as a tattoo are very popular today. They can represent something that
changed-- a sort of start to finish of an occurrence in someone’s life (a romance, a job, a special event).
The nautical star tattoo dates back to the days of sailors who used to guide their way by following the North
Star. A nautical star was a favorite tattoo because it was thought to bring good luck, protection and guidance.
Today many people still seek out nautical star tattoos for the same reasons. The nautical star is also a popular
punk rock tattoo. In Ireland the nautical star is said to be a symbol for good health.
A pentagram star has different meanings based on whether it is pointing up or down. Pointing down is considered
representing a satanic sign. If the star is pointed up it is said to signify protection, balance, harmony and
magic, according to Celtic beliefs.
Tattoos shaped like a hexagram or the Star of David has religious significance. In the story of David who
defeated Goliath, David carried a shield that had six points representative of the six point star. This star
represents David’s ability to rise above and be victorious despite unimaginable odds.
The seven pointed star, the septagram has mythical ties and is found in other religions. It is often thought to
represent the ideal human.
The eight point, octogram star tattoo is said to be a symbol of wholeness and regeneration.
A star tattoo with nine points, the nonogram is representative of achievement and stability.
Because star tattoos can be small they can be placed in fun discreet locations of
the body like the small of the back of the neck and can be covered by hair if desired.
Star tattoos are found in many different parts of the body today
including: just above or belo the bikini line, ankles, feet, toes, lower back, hips wrist and
Because star tattoos can be small they can be placed in fun discreet locations of the body like the small of the
back of the neck and can be covered by hair if desired.
Star tattoos are found in many different parts of the body today including: just above or below the bikini line,
ankles, feet, toes, lower back, hips, wrist, upper back near a shoulder and clavicle.