This gallery of tattoos features stars. See star tattoo design for flash.
Shooting stars and nautical stars, which have a 3d effect, are popular tattoo designs.
Good complements to stars are suns, moons, rainbows and (according to Steven Hawkins) massive black holes. If you got a black hole tattoo, no one could see it because it would suck all the light in. And you'd be ripped to shreds by the gravitation pull anyhow: probably one reason why black hole tattoos aren't that popular, I guess.
Stars are popular on the foot, wrist and ankle.
Stars can mean good luck. The word disaster, however, used to mean "An evil influence of a star or planet." Dis- meaning negative and -aster meaning star.
A five pointed star (pentacle or pentagram) that points up can symbolize pagans, witches, free masons. The five points can stand for earth, water, fire, air and spirit.
A five pointed star that points down can represent evil, satanism, or dark forces.
Although the five pointed star is most popular, eight pointed (perhaps showing 8 compass directions) as well as 7 pointed and 9 pointed stars are popular.
Hey wait just a cotton-pickin' minute there! That's the same star as above, you just turned it upside down.*
(*well, actually, it's upside down and also a mirror image.)
|Other stellar spellings: "star tattos" and "star tatoos"|