Those who are addicted to the TV show Vikings have already got tribal tattoos and all of them look pretty impressive. If you are a fan of the TV show or just looking for a unique sign tattoo we have a great option for you. Runic compass or vegvisir is an interesting and mysterious sign that has a very interesting look and even more interesting meaning.
It was believed that vegvisir was magic power to lead a person through danger and bring to the right way. Vikings used to tattoo the runic compass on the forehead. Today runic compass is tattooed on other parts of the body still it carries its symbolism and we do hope that it still possesses magic power.
Runic compass is a circle sign with three crossed lines symbolizing directions. The symbols on the lines stand for the North, South, East, West, NE, NW, SE, SW. The symbols are depicted in a circle that has symbols all around.
Today this unique sign tattoo represents a real piece of art thanks to its symbols as well as the new tattooing techniques. Most runic compass tattoos are inked in dotwork that requires very careful and flawless work. 3D compass tattoos are extremely popular for men. Vegvisir in 3D style looks smashing on the shoulder, sleeve, back, and foot. Girls may get smaller compass tattoos on arm and back.