Nautical star tattoos has been around for centuries originating with sailors.
In history, sailors used the stars to navigate ships, steering their ships through rough seas with nothing but the night sky and stars to guide them.
Sailors believed that stars led them back home to their family's so they developed a special respect for the stars.
Nautical star tattoos are also popular with military - as a representation of guidance and protection from danger - which has continued the symbolism in tattooing - guided safe journey through life.Other variations of the meanings behind the star - a star pointing in an upward direction means that the person has a higher outlook on life, high ambition and goals. Pointing to success in