What does a crescent moon tattoo mean? Crescent moons, in particular, represent motherhood and fertility, though several different communities claim the symbol. It can also be symbolic of growth, creativity, and manifestation.
What does a moon phase tattoo symbolize? The phases of the moon symbolize immortality and eternity, enlightenment or the dark side of Nature herself. Its round shapes gives it also the meaning of a circle – constant, eternal and life-giving. As a result of its cycle of renewal and regular phases, the moon often gets linked with feminine aspects.
What does a waning moon mean? What is a waning moon? The moon is called a waning moon when it is in the phase in which its visible surface area is getting smaller. A waning moon occurs between a full moon (when the visible surface is fully round and lit up) and a new moon (when the surface that faces Earth is completely covered in shadow).
Which way should a crescent moon face? The illuminated side of a waning crescent moon always points eastward, or in the direction of sunrise. What’s more, the lit side of waning crescent points in the direction of the moon’s daily motion relative to the backdrop stars and planets of the zodiac. That direction is also east.