63 Most Beautiful Sun and Moon Tattoo Ideas
If you really want a new tattoo but just can’t find the perfect design idea, then we may be able to help! Today we want to share 63 stunning sun and moon tattoo ideas. Not only do these tattoos look amazing, but the sun and moon can also be symbols of the circle of life, strength, unity and more. So, they have a positive message too! There is a tattoo for everyone, from unique designs to bold body art and there are even some tiny tattoos for those who prefer subtler ink. So, what are you waiting for?! Take a look, find a cool tattoo and book your tattoo appointment.
1. Small Finger Tattoo
The first tattoo that we have to show you is so cute and trendy. Here we have a small moon, sun and star design that is tattooed on the inside of the finger. A tattoo like this perfect for someone who wants a small and subtle design. You can recreate this or just choose a sun and moon without the star.
2. Colorful Tattoo Idea
Next, we have a unique and colorful design to show you. The tattoo features a large sun with a smaller crescent moon. Both the moon and the sun have faces which gives them a traditional tattoo vibe. We love the colors because they are so vibrant and beautiful. This is one of favorite designs and it will look amazing on anyone. It can be placed almost anywhere on the body too.
3. Tiny Tattoo Idea
If you like tiny tattoos, then check out this next idea. This design has a sun, black ink moon and a star. It is a tiny tattoo idea and it looks so cute and stylish. This would be perfect as a first tattoo because it is small so it won’t take a long time. Keep it simple like this or you can add some color.
4. Sun and Moon with Waves
Thinking about having a tattoo with your best friend, partner or family member? If so, you could have a tattoo like this. These two have chosen to have a moon and sun design. One person has the moon and the other one has the sun. Both tattoos have the same ocean wave design so that makes them match. It is a cool tattoo and it shows how you can’t have one person without the other.
5. Moon Inside The Sun Design
The next tattoo is very unique and it looks amazing. Here we have a sun design that is tattooed on the arm. The sun is split in half and the moon is inside it. It is a very beautiful and unusual design and we love the stars around it too. You can recreate this or you can use a different sun and moon.
6. Beautiful Tattoo Idea
Next, we have a stunning sun and moon tattoo. This design features a large sun with a small crescent moon. Both the sun and the moon are beautifully decorated and have gorgeous charms. This is an ornate and unique tattoo. Something like this will suit everyone and it can be placed anywhere on the body.
7. Back Tattoo
This next tattoo is one of our favorites! Here we have a large crescent moon with a beautiful sun on the inside of the moon. We love the placement of the tattoo. It is a super cool and stylish piece of body art that is perfect for those who like vintage style tattoos. You can recreate this or add some color.
8. Sun and Moon Arm Tattoos
You don’t have to have the sun and moon as the same tattoo, you can have them separate but with a matching design. This tattoo idea is a great example. One sun and one moon has been tattooed on both arms. The tattoos are both beautiful with stylish patterns and they both have an arrow design too. Try similar tattoos to these or try a different sun and moon. Tattoos like these would be great on the legs too.
9. Cute Sun and Moon with Clouds
Looking for a cute and stylish tattoo? If so, this could be perfect for you. Here we have a beautiful sun with a crescent moon. The design features clouds and the sun is awake and the moon is asleep. It is such a cool and unique tattoo and it shows the cycle of life. Recreate this black ink design or add some color.
10. Small Tattoo Design
Next, we have a simple and trendy tattoo idea to show you. This design features a sun with a smaller crescent moon. It is another tattoo with a modern look. A design like this is timeless, will suit anyone and it can be placed anywhere on the body. Try a similar design to this or you can try the sun and moon without the faces, this would look cool too.
11. Trendy Thigh Tattoo
Love the trendy sun and moon tattoos with faces? If so, this idea would be great for you. We love this tattoo because it has a unique and magical look. This design is great for those who prefer more unusual body art.
12. Sun, Moon and Stars Design
The next tattoo is another one of favorites. This one features a sun with a black ink crescent moon. There are also stars just below the moon. We love the stars added to the moon and sun because it creates a cool space look. A tattoo like this is perfect for those who love space and the night sky.
13. Thigh Tattoo
Next, we have a unique and mystical tattoo idea to show you. This design features a big sun and moon tattooed on a thigh. We love this because it’s big and has a trendy design. A design like this is great for anyone who wants a bold piece of body art. Recreate this or try it in a different color.
14. Sun and Moon Foot Tattoos
If you like the separate moon and sun designs, then you need to check this out. Here we have two foot tattoos – one foot has a sun and the other has a moon design. Each tattoo is elegant and stylish. Two tattoos like these will make a statement but if you want a subtler look, then you can have a similar moon and sun on the same foot.
15. Stylish Tattoo Idea
A lot of the moon and sun designs feature a large sun and a smaller moon. This one is a little different. The tattoo featured here has a smaller sun and a large moon. As you can see, this just creates a different look. A tattoo like this will never go out of style and will suit everyone. Recreate this stylish patterned look or choose something simpler.
16. Sun, Moon and Geometric Patterns
Looking for a unique and statement making tattoo? If so, check this out. Here we have a stylish sun with a black ink moon. There are trendy geometric patterns surrounding the sun and moon. One triangle also has a galaxy design and the other has waves. All of the patterns and shapes make this tattoo very unusual. With body art like this, you will stand out from the crowd.
17. Sun and Moon Tattoo Small
Want a tattoo but don’t want a large design that is visible all of the time? If this sounds like you, then this tattoo could be just what you are looking for. Here we have a small tattoo with a simple sun and moon outline. It is a minimal and trendy tattoo that will suit everyone. This can also be shown off and covered up when you choose. It would be perfect as a first tattoo.
18. Floral Thigh Tattoo
Next, we have another thigh tattoo idea. This artist added some pretty flowers to the design. As you can see, the moon and sun look so stylish! This kind of tattoo is more statement making, so it is great for those who want bold body art. Recreate this or you can try a different sun and moon design and have it tattooed on a different part of your body.
19. Vintage Sunburst Sun and Moon
This next tattoo is another one of our favorites. Here we have a black ink crescent moon that is placed with a super stylish sun. The sun has a vintage sunburst design. We love the unique sun as the pattern is unusual and trendy. A design like this is perfect for those who love tattoos with a vintage vibe.
20. Colorful Matching Tattoos
Earlier in the post we shared a matching sun and moon design. If you loved the idea of getting a moon and sun tattoo with someone you care about, then check out this design. These two have chosen to have similar sun and moon tattoos with waves. What makes these tattoos different is the use of color. The moon is blue and the sun is a blend of orange and red. As you can see, the colors create a completely different look. If you prefer bolder tattoos, then consider choosing something like this.
21. Unique Foot Tattoos
If you really want to stand out from the crowd and you love body art, then this tattoo idea could be perfect for you. Here we have two tattoos one of a sun and one of a moon that have been placed on the feet. As you can see, these tattoos look so edgy and cool! We have not seen tattoos like these before and love how unusual they are. Choose a design like this if you really want to show off your ink and if you want your tattoos to be on show all of the time.
22. Patterned Design with Charms
Next, we have stunning tattoos to show you. A sun has been tattooed on one arm and a moon is tattooed on the other. These designs are really unique and gorgeous because both the sun and moon have beautiful patterns. There are also chandelier style jewelry charms too. Recreate this look or you can try adding color to the design. Either way, the tattoos will look amazing.
23. Tiny Sun and Moon Tattoo Design
The last tattoo that we have to show you is so trendy and cute. Here we have tiny wrist tattoos that feature a simple moon and sun outline. These are so stylish and they are timeless too. A sun and moon like this is perfect for those who want subtle body art. This is another great idea for those who are looking for a first tattoo design.
24. Ornamental Back Tattoo
Next, we have a gorgeous back tattoo to show you. This one features a large ornamental moon and a smaller sun. Both are beautifully shaded and adorned with lots of small details. It is a unique and bold tattoo. You can recreate this or have a smaller version placed elsewhere on the body.
25. Sun and Moon Tattoo Together
This next tattoo is another one of our favorites. The design features a timeless design of sun and moon together. Since they are together, they create a circle shape. It is so unique and it looks magical. Try a black version like this or you can opt for a colorful one.
26. Mystical Tattoo Idea
Speaking of magical tattoos, here is another amazing one! This is a large piece of body art that covers the calf. The design features two tarot cards on each calf. Tarot cards really make the tattoo look mystical and mysterious. You can use any tarot cards if recreating the tattoo.
27. Patterned Sun and Realistic Moon
You don’t have to have the sun and moon in the same design. Maybe try two separate ones like this. One wrist has a patterned sun tattoo while the other has a more realistic moon design. We love this because they match but are also amazing individual tattoos. Something like this would be great for families, friends or partners – as one can have the moon and the other the sun.
28. Matching Sun and Moon Designs
If you like the idea of having a matching tattoo with a friend or loved one, then this idea is for you. Here we have two people. One has an ombre moon and the other has a unique sun. As you can see, the two tattoos coordinate but they are also great separate tattoos. Recreate these or you can have similar moon and sun designs placed elsewhere.
29. Pretty Thigh Tattoo
Next, we have another pretty thigh tattoo. This one is quite small for the thigh area and features a beautiful sun with a large crescent moon. The tattoo is also finished off with delicate and elegant dangling charms. This is a stunning tattoo that will suit everyone. You can have a similar tattoo or choose a larger version as the thigh is a bigger area.
30. Half Sun and Half Moon
We love this next tattoo because it is stylish, cute and unusual. This tattoo features half of a sun and half of a moon. It is such a trendy and minimal design. You can recreate this or choose an even simpler version by just having the outline of the moon without the shading. This is a small tattoo that will suit everyone.
31. Unique Sun and Moon Tattoo
If you do like the more unique designs, then this is for you. Here we have two hands – one is holding the moon and the other the sun. We love this because it is like the tattoo is bringing the sun and moon together along with their energies. It can represent the balance between the masculine sun and the feminine moon.
32. Floral Sun and Moon Designs
This next tattoo idea is so cute. We have a moon tattooed on one leg and a sun tattooed on the other. Each tattoo also has flowers included in the design. You can try a similar version or you can add some color to the flowers. Watercolor on these tattoos would look amazing.
33. Sun and Crescent Moon with Faces
Looking for a more unusual and quirky design? If so, this is perfect for you! Here we have half a sun and a crescent moon. Both the sun and the moon have a face with dark eyes. You could put this sun and moon design with the tarot cards like the tattoo earlier, that would look so cool. We love this unusual design. A tattoo like this can be placed anywhere on the body.
34. Large Moon and Small Sun Design
Many of this type of tattoo feature a large sun and a small moon. This next design switches that up. This time we have a large crescent moon with a very small sun. It is such a stylish idea and it transforms the way the body art looks. Both the sun and moon are patterned which is so stylish and unique. Recreate this or you can try a simpler sun and moon.
35. Skull Moon
We love this next tattoo! Here we have an artistic sun with a crescent moon over the top. The moon also has a skull design! It is such a quirky and cool idea. It is perfect for someone who likes skeletons, skulls and darker tattoo themes. A design like this can be placed anywhere. Try and create something similar or you can use a different sun with the skull moon.
36. Patterned Sun and Moon with Faces
Like the sun and moon foot tattoos? If so, check out this idea! A sun is tattooed on one foot and a moon is on the other. Both have faces that are decorated with patterns. We love these because they have mandala patterns, so it hits two must-have tattoo trends in one. The sun also has a floral look. These are very pretty tattoos. Try the black ink version or add some color. The moon and sun can be placed together as well.
37. Large Sun with Slim Crescent Moon
Next, we have another unique tattoo. This one features a large sun with a face and there is a slim crescent moon circling the sun. It has a mystical vibe and reminds us of Medusa from Greek mythology. Body art like this is perfect for those who like to make a statement. This design is small and can be tattooed anywhere on the body.
38. Sun, Moon and Star Design
The next tattoo has another moon, sun and star design. This design is placed down the side of the arm. It is black ink and very small. This is a stylish and minimal tattoo. Something like this would be great for those who want subtler body art and it would be a brilliant choice for a first tattoo. Recreate this or you can try a bigger version.
39. Small Sun and Big Crescent Moon
Earlier in the post we featured a sun and moon with lots of details. If you liked that idea, then take a look at this one too. This unique design features a big crescent moon with a small sun to the side. The moon also has a very detailed face and is adorned with two mandala designs. This is a very unusual piece of body art. You can try this version or opt for a simpler one by opting just for the sun and moon design, without the mandala. Either way, your tattoo will look amazing.
40. Tribal Sun and Moon Tattoos
This next tattoo idea has a tribal vibe. The moon and sun are tattooed separately on the back of the legs. One leg has a simple crescent moon with stars and the other has a tribal style sun. The sun looks amazing with that swirl in the middle. You can try this tattoo or you can add patterns to the moon too. Both the sun and moon can also be placed together.
41.Watercolor Sun and Moon
We love the watercolor tattoo technique and this idea shows how to wear it beautifully. Here we have a unique sun and moon design. There is also a burst of watercolor in the background. The colors are amazing because one side is cool and starry so it looks like the night sky, while the other side is orange and fiery like the sun. So, the background colors represent the sun and moon. A tattoo like this will suit everyone.
42. Bold Sun and Crescent Moon
Next, we have another bold tattoo to show you! There is a large sunshine with a crescent moon in the center. The sun is shaded beautifully. This is a stylish and easy to wear design that will suit everyone. You can recreate a bigger or smaller version and place it anywhere on the body.
43. Elegant Sun and Moon Design with Dangling Charms
This next tattoo is just stunning! The design covers most of the top of the arm and features a large sun with a crescent moon. Both are patterned and there are dangling charms and feathers too. This is another dream catcher style tattoo and it looks amazing. Something like this is perfect for those who want to make a statement.
44. Bold and Beautiful Leg Tattoos
Next, we have bold leg tattoos. So, one leg features a large tattoo with a moon and dangling charms while the other leg has a sun with charms. Both are beautiful tattoos and they really make a statement because they cover the whole of the shin area. Tattoos like these are perfect for those who want larger tattoos but remember – body art like this is a big commitment.
45. Sun, Moon and Mandala Design
Earlier in the post we featured a sun and moon tattoo with mandala. If you liked that idea, then check this one out too! This time we have a different design that is placed on the rib. It is a stunning black ink tattoo with mandala, chains, stars, the sun and moon. It is a stunning design and it will look great on any part of the body.
46. Sun and Moon Shoulder Tattoos
The next tattoo idea features a clever design. For this, a sun has been tattooed on one shoulder and a moon has been tattooed on the other. As you can see, the two shoulder tattoos look so cool! This is a fun and statement making idea. Recreate this sun and moon or try the same placement with a different sun and moon design.
47. Matching Tattoos for Best Friends
These next tattoos have a more mystical vibe and can be used as matching tattoos for friends, family or even couples. Both the sun and moon have an interesting design with unique mandala patterns. We love these tattoos because the patterns, shading and charms create magical looking body art. Something like this will suit everyone, it can be placed anywhere on the body and you could even add a splash of color.
48. Floral Moon and Sun Foot Tattoo
Looking for a cute tattoo? If so, check out this design. Here we have a foot tattoo with a pretty sun and crescent moon. For this tattoo, the sun has petal like rays and the crescent moon has a floral pattern. The addition of flowers to the sun and moon look stunning. Recreate this or you can try different flower patterns.
49. Cute Tattoo Idea
Maybe you prefer big and cute designs? Then this could be for you. This tattoo features a black ink sun with petal-looking pieces for rays. There is also a crescent moon on the side, too. Something like this will suit everyone and it can be placed anywhere on the body. You can make this design more minimal if you leave out the charms and face details.
50. Out of this World Ankle Tattoo
The next tattoo is another one of our favorites. It is an out of this world design that features a tiny sun, moon, a star and a planet. This is a cute design and it is perfect for those who love space. You can recreate this or you can choose a different planet. This tattoo would look amazing with a splash of color on the planet. A larger version of this can also be placed on the arms or legs.
51. Sun and Moon Arm Tattoo
If you love unusual designs, then you need to see this. Here we have a smaller design with a very unique looking sun and a smaller crescent moon. The sun looks like a magical flower. Stars are added to the moon design and the whole tattoo is finished off with a dangling charm. It is a unique and amazing tattoo that is perfect for those who adore unique tattoos.
52. Cute Leg Tattoos
Next, we have another cute body art idea to show you. For this, a sun has been tattooed on the leg just above the knee and a moon is on the other. This is a fun tattoo idea and even though the actual designs are quite small, they still make a statement. Recreate something similar or any sun and moon design can be placed here.
53. Pretty Tattoo with Dangling Charms
This next tattoo is pretty and very statement making. A large sun with a crescent moon has been placed on the thigh and the tattoo is complete with dangling charms. It is a stunning tattoo and it looks amazing on the thigh. Try this design if you want a large and bold tattoo or you can try a smaller version too.
54. Matching Tattoos for BFFs
If you want to get a tattoo with a family member or friend, then this design could be perfect. Here we have matching moon and sun tattoos. The same design has been tattooed on both people in the same place and the tattoo features a simple sun with a moon underneath. It is a pretty tattoo that looks great matching and individually too.
55. Trendy Dot Shoulder Design
Next, we have a trendy design idea to show you. This tattoo features a sun and a moon. The moon looks like it is moving over the sun like an eclipse. Both designs have a stylish dotted pattern. It is a gorgeous tattoo, it will suit everyone and it can be placed anywhere on the body. We love this unique idea!
56. Large Leg Tattoo
Love the thigh tattoos? If so, check this out! Here we have a large thigh tattoo and it has a sun, crescent moon, flowers and dangling charms. It is a stunning and statement making piece of body art. This is perfect for those who want a bold and large tattoo. Try something similar or you can have a smaller version placed on the arm for a half sleeve design.
57. Floral Sun and Moon
We love the floral sun and moon designs and this next one is just stunning. For this, each leg is tattooed with either a sun or a moon. Both designs are adorned with mandala patterns and flowers. It is a gorgeous and unique version of the sun and moon tattoo. Recreate this or try using any type of flower. You can also add a splash of color, watercolor would look amazing.
58. Rib Tattoo
The next idea features a bold rib tattoo. This design covers most of the rib with a sun in the center and crescent moon on the side. The tattoo is complete with dangling charms. It is a stunning and unique tattoo. We love the tiny details and shading. We think this design would look cute on the thigh as well!
59. Magical Sun and Moon Design
Next, we have another tattoo with a magical and mystical vibe. This time there are two hands with a sun, moon and star in-between them. It almost looks like the hands are drawing power from these elements. This is a unique and cute tattoo that can be placed anywhere on the body.
60. Stunning Arm Tattoos
If you like the idea of having the moon and sun separate, then check this out. This time we have a moon on one arm and the sun on the other. Even though the tattoos are separate, they still link because they are on the same area of the arm and feature the same charms and similar patterns. This is stunning and trendy body art idea that will look amazing on everyone.
61. Hands Holding Sun and Moon
This next idea features another design where the moon and sun are on separate body parts. The sun is placed on one leg and the moon on the other. There are also hands holding onto each too. This is a very unique and bold tattoo idea. Recreate this or you can try a similar design on the feet, arms or even the shoulders.
62. Minimalist Sun and Moon Design
We love this next tattoo because it looks minimal and trendy. For this, we have a circle which represents the sun with a black crescent moon. There is also a line going through each. It is a very modern and edgy tattoo but it is quite subtle too. A design like this will look great on the arm, sternum, leg or even the back of the neck.
63. Cute Back Tattoo
Next, we have a cute back tattoo. This design features a large sun in the background with a crescent moon on top. There are also small stars in the background too. It is a beautiful and pretty tattoo and it will suit everyone. Recreate this or you can try a smaller version on the back or any other body part.
We hope you have been inspired by these beautiful sun and moon tattoo ideas!