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Star Tattoos

Sunday, 26 July 2009

star tattoosTo paint your body there is no any better option but to take beautiful art element, tattoo. Being the ancient form of body art, tattoos have multiplied their attractiveness among the young generation. And even tattoos have snatched a strong place in the today's fashion world while at the same time they become the latest craze.

Having different stunning look, there are lots of popular designs in the line of tattoos like star, cross, butterfly, flower, religious, ladybug. Though stars are called as universal symbols, they hold lots of signs and images. Taking star tattoos one would be a star. These designs could be tattooed on your ankles, wrist, upper-back or lower-back area, shoulders, chest and anywhere on your body.

According to historians, tattoos came into sight during Neolithic time (between about 8000 bc and 5000 bc). Currently, there are a good number of trends in tattoos like naturalistic, abstraction, complex structures, and so forth. Simultaneously, different countries, societies, ethnic groups and tradition bear their own tattoos. Once upon a time tattoos were seen only among bikers, sailors or freaks while some taboos were also attached with tattoos. However, over the years, they attained much popularity around the world bringing all taboos and prohibitions.

People often like stat tattoos as they are not very complicated. A normal black star tattoo would be very striking. Nevertheless, there are some other reasons to choose stars like:

  • Stars are flexible, small, less painful and easy to cover up
  • Relatively cheap
  • The stars are undying, have been running over the centuries
  • It is gender neutral, can be worn by both male and female
  • Found in a wide range of styles, shapes, sizes and colors and
  • Represent many ideas and believes etc.

The star holds a lot of diversity in its designs including shooting, octogram, nanogram, pentagram etc. But this is not the end of its outstanding feature description. Climax remains. You may surprise hearing that each of the star design contains its distinct meaning, particular belief. Bearing significant meaning star tattoos sometimes stand for sign of hope and goal that you set in your life. They sometimes go with high ambitions, positive or negative things and sometimes with religion, culture, dreams, ideals and so on. Meaning would vary in accordance with the points that a single star tattoo holds.

Many claims that star images have metaphysical as well as powerful symbolic meaning. However, star tattoos are sometimes used only for body art and fashion surpassing all believes and signs. Let's see what signals the star tattoos carry.

Shooting star is perfect for representing a noteworthy moment in your life. To mark your exceptional relationship, enlightenment, promotion that brought a rapid change in your life, shooting star tattoos would be ideal ones. They are frequently seen among the Hollywood actors and musicians.

Nautical Star holds five points in its design. But there are some debates regarding its true meaning. However, it bears the sign of direction or guidance feelings of a person. It was believed in the early period that Nautical Star would be helpful to guide and save people from any sort of danger during their journey.

In recent time, the design of nautical star tattoos are connected with punk rockers, military, (symbol of security and protection) anti-racism movement and the lesbian community (fight against repression). Besides, Irish people take nautical star as a symbol of good health.

Pentagram star consists of two-dimensional geometric figure in the shape of a star. It keeps five points and very popular one. Its meaning varies with its points' angel position. If the star points go upward it speaks for magical or occult symbol along with a sign of balance and protection (against evil). And if the Pentagram faces downward, it speaks for the satanic symbol.

Similarly, Pentagram held the symbol of celestial sky to Ancient Egypt, while as mathematical perfection to Pythagoreans and symbol of health to Christians.

The Star of David is a form of six-pointed star that is very familiar as religious view. It comprises the sign of Judaism and hold Jewish faith symbolizing the divine's dealings with human being. This form of star tattoo design has been using over the centuries. But the interesting thing is that Star of David tattoo is very common among Jews despite Jewish faith forbids tattooing.

The Septagram comprising seven stars in its design stands for luck as well as fortune. It goes with many Hindu symbols especially when they teamed up seven planets. It is assumed that seven star tattoo designs represent the male perfectly.

The eight pointed star called Octogram symbolizes the impression of fullness. To present the symbol of American firefighters sometimes Octogram tattoos are used.

For indicating stability and solidity that attained in a person's life 9 pointed star tattoos named Nanogram are used.

And whatever the symbols or designs of star tattoos bear, there is no restriction to choose any one from the above mentioned tattoos for your fashion decoration. These could be suitable in any season around the year.

Color, imagination, creativity merged with star tattoos. Reflecting customers' tastes and personalities, some world renowned artists namely Corey Smith, Richard Pis, Mercedez, Rob G present numerous mind blowing freehand artworks on star tattoos. 

Many world celebrities are seen to go with star tattoos. While Victoria Beckham takes five star tattoo on her lower back for portraying her family members, Rihanna, left ear and neck, Ashlee Simpson, left wrist, Britney Spears, right hand, Norah Jones, lower back and Joss Stone takes a shooting star tattoo used under her right ankle.

Md. Asraful Alam

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amber  - i need a design   |2010-06-16 23:33:41
i got a tat done today its of a butterfly but tommorrow im getting another one and its going behind my ear i want a design of stars but i cant find one any suggestions????????
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