Compass tattoo has been popular in the past and also continues to be popular up to date but in different aspects. A compass tattoo was popular in the past in the essence that sailors and other persons would use compasses in their activities. The tattoo acted and symbolized as a sign of protection.
This was the reason for such a tattoo in the past but in modern days, the compass tattoo is more than a sign and design for fashion among the citizens of various societies.
Compass tattoo designs are also known as nautical tattoos. These tattoos are available in many other styles like compass and anchor, compass rose tattoos, compass rose anchor, nautical star compass among many others. With time, they are many compass designs that are emerging.
The various designs for tattoo are suitable for both men and women. The tattoos can be done on any part of the body including the wrist, ankle, arm, ear, under arm, foot, sleeve etc.
A compass tattoo can also act as a guideline to the respective user in the essence that the real meaning of a compass is to navigate and maintain direction. This can be used to mean that the respective person uses the tattoo to ensure that they navigate their lives without fear and those they never lose direction of their life and they are always in track.
In the present, this tattoo for travellers is symbol for adventure or past voyage while for others it symbolizes a steady focus on the future and a reminder to stay on the right path.
A compass tattoo can be used for different reasons depending on the respective user and also can be used to keep up in the fashion industry that makes one outstanding.