15 literary tattoos that will inspire book lovers to get more ink

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The three stars from Harry Potter

It’s no secret that J.K. Rowling welcomed an entire generation of readers with her Harry Potter series, which remains influential to this day. Harry’s story is full of relatable quotes and interesting images to transform into ink, but sometimes, simple tattoos are the best reminders of the stories we love most.

That seems to be the case with this tattoo of the iconic stars that appear on top of every page of every Harry Potter novel. Looking down and seeing these stars will make most Harry Potter fans feel at home, and they’ll be instantly recognizable to other fans of the series.

These stars make up a small and simple tattoo that’s easy to place anywhere on your body—and easy to hide if necessary. The three stars can also be added to other Harry Potter inspired designs, and several fans have even surrounded Harry Potter quote tattoos with them.

Sure, there are plenty of other symbols and words from Harry Potter that fans can choose to tattoo to themselves, but these can be incorporated into almost any design. And given that these stars feel like a “welcome home,” they’re perfect for the series that almost always feels like returning home after a long trip.