Star Tattoos are a popular trend nowadays. We can almost see everyone having stars tattooed on their body. When we hear the word “STARS”, an immediate picture that comes to our minds is the tiny, little shimmering light in the sky that shines in the night. Ever wonder where they come from?
Stars are formed within the clouds of dust that begins to heat up, create a hot core and once the cloud collapse, a star is born. Although not all of them, some of the forms as planets, asteroids, comets, and little remains as dust. Stars forms into groups called Constellations. They form a pattern and can easily be distinguished from others. Looking at them from up above, we may not realize that these stars are giants, luminous spheres of plasma, and there are billions of them, scattered on our milky way – including our sun!
Stars are considered to be one of the first shapes that we can identify when were still toddlers. A star gives us light during the night. Staring at the star makes us wonder how far it is from the earth? Is it moving? Is it flying? Stargazing lets us appreciate the beauty of the night. A star tattoo is full of meaning from the beginning of time until today. Scroll down to check 71 Unique Star Tattoos for you, our beloved ladies and gentlemen.
Best Star Tattoo Ideas
1.Small and Big Stars Combination
The Pentagram or the five-pointed star is always one of the well-known choices for star tattoos. During the time of Celts, a group of people who occupied the British Isles and Galatia around 400 BC, they have a strong belief in the image as represented by their magicians and storytellers.
2.Stars Shaded In Black Behind Ears
As we look at the shape of the star or it’s five edges, each of them represents the four elements which include water, fire, earth, and air. The last point is the union of all the elements signifying the balance of nature.
3. Combination Of Black and White Star Tattoo
Stars are images that imply profound meaning even in the ancient times up until today. It is believed as a symbol of guidance and protection.
4.Big Star Tattoo With Dragons
Stars as a luminous element, as bright as it is, is believed to be a protection to fight against darkness. Stars, together with the moon, helps illuminate our world every night.
5. Red And Green Star Tattoo
We have known stars to guide travelers at night. One example was when the three kings, followed a very bright star to know the location of the Messiah.
6. Purple and Pink Stars
Star tattoos come in different sizes from small, medium and large and is a unisex form of a tattoo.
7. Colorful Stars and Stardusts
Star tattoos also represent hope, goals, and protection.
8. Blue And Pink Small Stars Tattoo
Stars are also used as home decorations especially during the Christmas Season, remembering the birth of Jesus. In this photo, colorful stars are tattooed on a woman’s foot.
9. Heartshaped Star Tattoos
Stars are also a sign of childbirth. In this tattoo, the other half of the heart is drawn and followed the shape of stars. For Christians, a star is also a sign of love remembering the bright and shining star that shone upon Jesus, the only begotten son of God who sacrificed to save the people from sins.
10. Pink Stars On Foot
You can get star tattoos at any part of your body. Like this one, which is on her feet.
11. A Big Star On The Center Extended With Small Stars
Star tattoos can be done in different color. Depending on your preference and your personality.
12. Purple Stars Tattoo
You can get star tattoo on different designs, variations, and styles.
13. Red Stars Tattoo
The feet are a common placement of tattoo for women.
14. Bright Blue Stars
Star tattoos also mean success, coming true of wishes, and a sign of good luck.
15. Star Tattoo On Wrist
You can always select your star tattoo design and put additional styles to make it attractive.
16. Blue Stars Tattoo On The Back
A symbol of the star also gives us an insight of our spiritual beliefs and divine aspects.
17. Nautical Star With Names
An easy location and preference of star tattoos for men is on their arms. The name found on this tattoo is “Ethan”.
18. Mandala Star Tattoo Design
Star tattoos for men looks more solid although simple and yet it looks clean and neat.
19. Star Confetti Tattoo On the Stomach
An artistic star tattoo for women. The tattoo is free flowing and very relaxed because of its curves.
20. Stars Tattoos On The Palm
A tattoo on the palm is unique because not everyone have tattoos on it.
21. Stars Tattoos On The Back
Falling stars are common for women and normally the size is small.
22. Nautical Stars Tattoos On The Chest
Star tattoos for men are usually large, with solid colors that usually have sharp edges.
23. Nautical Star Tattoos On Ankle
Nautical stars are symbolic stars associated with the sea services.
24. Rainbow Colored Stars Tattoos
Ladies are fun-spirited individuals. There’s no wonder that her tattoos have different colors that mean fun!
25. Arms Star Tattoos Design For Men
Men usually prefer black shaded big stars to make it look more manly.
26. Rainbow Colored Star Tattoos On The Neck
Star tattoos are models or a version of the real star that we see each night.
27. Star Tattoos On Face
Tattoos are usually placed anywhere in the body. On this picture, the lady went beyond what is common and tattooed stars on her face and it looks adorable.
28. Wrist Star Tattoos
Star tattoos also represent joy and fun. It adds beauty to your body.
29. Tribal Star Tattoos
Stars also signify achievement of higher goals in life.
30. Gun Designs Star Tattoos
Stars tattoos also present a bright and shining point in one’s life.
31. Shaded Star Tattoo
Stars also represent a change in someone’s life may it be a short love affair or a special event.
32. Pentagram Star With Names
A pentagram star is often believed to be a symbol of protection and balance. In this tattoo, the bearer added names.
33. Big Nautical Star Tattoo With Names
Another star combined with names. Nautical stars are a common tattoo for men and women. Nautical stars are used by sailors for direction.
34. Name Surrounded By Stars Tattoo
You can also customize your star tattoos by putting your names and choose your own font.
35. Shooting Star Tattoos On The Shoulder
Star tattoos are pleasing to the eye.
36. Star Tattoos With Anchor And Rope
An HD nautical star tattoo with anchor and rope. Nautical stars were used by sailors for directions that’s why it has a connection to maritime aspects.
37. Shooting Star Tattoos On The Side Of The Stomach
Curves combined with stars that show a flowing characteristic.
38. Triple Star Tattoos With Sayings
Star tattoos are also unique if you combine it with sayings.
39. Symbolized Star Tattoos
A star tattoo combined with other symbols.
40. Star Tattoos With Hearts
Stars tattoos combined with heart tattoos are great ideas too.
41. Solid Star Tattoos
A solid star tattoo for men. A galaxy was drawn inside the star.
42. Triple Star Tattoos For Men
Triple star tattoos are a common design for men. This star tattoo is shaded dark red.
43. Falling Star Tattoos For Women
Falling star tattoos are often inked on the side of women. Side tattoos are also common for women. It’s either a combination of big and small stars or just big stars.
44. Outlined Confetti Star Tattoos At The Side
Outlined star tattoos are also a great idea. It is simple yet captivating.
45. Solid Stars And Red Shaded Star Tattoos
Colored stars tattoos are common tattoos for women.
46. Star Tattoo With Prints
You can also add quotes or prints to your star tattoo.
47. Colorful Star Tattoos
Cute combination of a different colored star on the stomach.
48. Different Shaded Star Tattoos
A unique star tattoo. One star is shaded like a leopard, the other one is a zebra, the other one as the milky way and others are nautical stars.
49. Star Tattoo With Flowers and Butterflies
Another unique design of star tattoos is a combination of flowers and butterflies.
50. Solid Star Tattoo On Wrist
Solid tattoo stars on the wrist look amazing.
52. Star Tattoo With Musical Symbols
Stars tattoos look unique if you combine it with musical symbols. These tattoos are for music lovers.
53. 3D Star Tattoo On Arms
3D star tattoos on a man’s arms with different words like life, love, insanity, and friendship.
54. Geometric Star Tattoo
A beautifully drawn geometric star tattoo on the back.
55. Nautical Star Tattoo On A Rope
A nautical star dangling on a rope which gives more meaning to sailors.
56. Shooting Star Tattoo On Neck
Sizes and shapes also depend on your preferred design. The neck is a common placement of star tattoos for women.
57. Nautical Star Tattoo On Arms
A red and black nautical star tattoo. Colorful tattoos are always attractive. Make sure the tattoo ink used has high quality so the color won’t fade fast.
58. North Star Tattoo
A north star tattoo was a symbolic sign for the Christians. It was used as a sign of location pointing to the birthplace of Jesus.
59. Pentagram Star Tattoo On Shoulder With Moon and Stars
A unique tattoo for women. A Pentagram star was enclosed with a tribal symbol.
60. Tiny Stars On Ring Finger
Small stars shaded in black drawn on the ring finger.
61. Tiny Star Tattoo On Ankle
A small and big star tattoo on foot. Small tattoos are also unique because they are not that noticeable to the eye. These are common to women who wants a simple but unique tattoo.
62. Pentagram Star Tattoo On Arms
A big pentagram star with a more curved and pointy edge.
63. Star Tattoo On Shoulder With Wings
A bright colored stars on the shoulder with an ancient Egypt theme. Bright colors are soothing to look at.
64. Star Tattoos On Arms
A masculine star tattoo for men which has a combination of chain and star.
65. Blue Nautical Star Tattoo
A blue and black nautical star tattoo with stardusts that looks like it’s shining and shimmering.
66. Colorful Tiny Stars On Ring Finger
Another small star tattoos but, this time, it is combined with colored small star tattoos.
67. Red And Blue Nautical Stars
Red and blue 3D nautical star tattoos on the back of the arms. Red and blue are totally captivating.
68. Star Tattoo With Lightning
A unique tattoo star tattoo that seems to be struck by lightning.
69. 3D Red Star Tattoo With Thread
A 3D star tattoo that looks like it is sewn on the skin.
70. Outline Star Tattoo On A Colored Background
An outlined star tattoo with a watercolor tattoo background.
71. Nautical Stars Tattoo With Skulls And Names
A nautical star tattoo on the chest with skulls and names.
There you are! We are done with 71 unique star tattoos designs and ideas. We hope you were able to get enough ideas on your star tattoo. We also hoped that you were inspired by these stars as these represent many different things. Many of us look up to the sky at night, look at the stars and wonder what life is ahead for all of us. We hope that no matter what journey you take, always remember to look up and remember that stars are there to light your path.
Hey readers! I’m Jeffrey and your tattoo artist of the day;) I have been drawing and painting my whole life, and after graduating high school I decided it was time for a bigger challenge and I started drawing on people. I’m so fortunate I got to express my creativity through my body art and even more so to share my passion with my now wife Emilie. She started working with me in my tattoo shop as a piercer and I started writing about and photographing, my creations on this blog. I love to hear from you and hope you enjoy our work together!