Two-star tattoos are a variation on the nautical star tattoo design and usually mean that the wearer has survived some dangerous activity while working on the sea. The coloration, placement and number of stars change the meaning. For example, a green star on the right and a red star on the left of the chest means that the wearer has survived some sort of dangerous sea activity or has won a bar fight in a foreign port.
Star tattoos with five points are known as nautical tattoos. Originally these tattoos were worn primarily by sailors or Marines but they gained popularity in the 1990s and are now worn by many different types of people regardless of their profession or experiences.Learn More
A four-dot tattoo on the hand, especially on the knuckles, traditionally signifies that the wearer of the tattoo has been in prison for four years. Tattoos consisting of three or five dots are also associated with criminals and prison.Full Answer >
Teardrop tattoos or tattoo tears can symbolize many things, including the death of a loved one or friend, a warning to others that the wearer murdered someone or the number of years the wearer was incarcerated.Full Answer >
The "Love Mom" tattoo means the wearer loves his or her mom (mother). The tattoo became popular during World War II when homesick soldiers began looking for a way to remember family left behind.Full Answer >
A tattoo on the wrist indicates that the tattoo has deep personal significance to the wearer because of the wrist's intimate yet visible location on the body, and it means that the wearer wants the tattoo to be easily seen by those around them. Strawberries traditionally symbolize virtue, passion, life and abundance in folklore and religion.Full Answer >