At sea, the anchor is the most secure object in a sailor's life, making it the perfect representation of stability. This is why you'll often see them emblazoned with "Mom" or the name of a sailor's sweetheart (the people who keep them grounded). Anchors have become popular within general tattoo culture over the years, but the symbolism is still the same. It's a reminder of what keeps you steady.

The Sailor Jerry tattoos were designed like mementos to mark milestones at a sailor’s voyage.The common elements would include swallows,anchors,dragon,ship

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the dragon the devil sailor the cards ~ also the sailor lucifer and fly for Friday the ink


Every tattoo is a personal statement, but there are certain common meanings & associations. Find out the true meanings behind Sailor Jerry's famous tattoos

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La historia de los tatuajes de anclas

Anchor tattoos never go out of style. Although originally seen as tattoos for guys, nowadays anchor tattoos have reached new heights of popularity among girls. Presenting some of the most popular anchor tattoo designs and symbolism.

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Vintage Patriotic Pin Up: Sailor Jerry

Life Ring Sailor Jerry

SAILOR TATTOOS Sailors have traditionally favored tattooing of their bodies. What we think of as “old school” tattoos were common, for the most part, only among sailors in the early half of the