110 Best Compass Tattoo Designs, Ideas and Images

A compass tattoo is among the most popular choices of people who love to travel. Years ago, sailors have themselves inked with a compass tattoo because it symbolizes guidance and direction. We all know how tough it is to travel by sea. We do not know what will happen next, and if you are a sailor, you have surely heard different stories about ships that got lost without any trace. Because of that, they usually resort to Gods and other beliefs to ensure that they will be safe while traveling. One of the many things that they followed was having a compass etched on their skinso as to be protected while in rough waters.

Today, modern compass tattoos may be seen on different enthusiasts. They usually improve the meaning of a compass tattoo by adding other symbolic images such as a clock or an hourglass, a map and more. There are also some who love to add oomph and meaning on their skin art by adding bible verses and renowned quotes.

Here are some meaningful and beautiful compass tattoos that you can choose from if you plan to have one soon.

There are a lot of things that you need to do after acquiring a compass tattoo. This will help you recuperate faster and prevent possible infection that could seriously harm you.

Take off the bandage 2-3 hours after the procedure and do not re-bandage once again. If possible, do not touch the tattoo using your bare hands especially few hours after the procedure. Keep your hands clean. Wash your hands before cleaning your tattoo. Use an anti-bacterial soap when cleaning your compass tattoo. Gently pat it dry using a soft cotton towel. Apply an anti-bacterial ointment 3-4 days after the procedure. Do not take off the scabs.

If you love traveling, a compass tattoo is definitely a great skin design, to sum up, your passion. Well, technically, it will not protect you but it can efficiently convey a meaning of how you would love to visit different places. You can also add other tattoo designs on it, like roses, maps, and other meaningful tattoos that were shown in the samples above. We hope we have provided you great compass tattoo ideas that you can use in the future.

Hey readers! Im 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. Im 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 Istarted writing aboutand photographing, my creations on this blog. I love to hear from you and hope you enjoy our work together!

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110 Best Compass Tattoo Designs, Ideas and Images

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