The sun and moon tattoo designs became very popular due to the popularity of these symbols in the ancient times. These objects were very popular then and were honored because of being the great lighters of the sky and were believed to be the rulers of the night and day. There have been a lot of legends about the sun and the moon. Many different tribes considered them to be the gods and gave them some mysterious powers. In ancient times people have also applied the sun and moon tattoos, but the purpose of their application was rather different – they simply wanted to glorify them and to show their admiration and honor to the sun and the moon with application of sun and moon tattoo designs.