Brian Nichols Anchor Tattoo
Generally, the anchor represents hope, salvation, composure, calm and steadfastness. Nowadays, anchor tattoos represent various meanings. Traditionally, the US Navy will get this tattoo after crossing the Atlantic Ocean. For sailors, it signifies stability and strong foundation.
Body art or tattoos has entered the mainstream it is no longer considered a weird kind of subculture.
Tattoos are no longer just a male thing, young women are just as likely to get a tattoo as males.
"According to a 2006 Pew survey, 40% of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have been tattooed".