Many of the images that are popular in tattoo art are religious, pagan, and magical attributes. Some of them are tattoo symbols of life. Esotericists believe that these are powerful protective amulets.
The clock is a symbol of life and death, time, constant movement and the variability of the world. Attribute of eternity, as well as transience and perishability of being. As a tattoo, it reminds you that everything has a limit and that you need to live here and now, not putting off until tomorrow.
The Chinese compass Luo Pan, the Viking runic compass and the traditional magnetic are especially popular in tattoo art. The image symbolizes the search for a life path. Some believe that the image of a compass may be an amulet that prevents its wearer from getting lost. A sign of space and movement, balance and certainty. Associated with fidelity and constancy.