- If it is the common nautical star with the lines inside spreading radially out to separate it in equal portions.
Then that is a nautical star used on naval and maritime maps. Back in the day it meant the wearer had some attachment to the sea. be it job, pleasure or hobby. The nautical stars were used to mark ports on the map items of special interest and so on.
Pentagram (5 pointed star with one point up, usually depicted within a circle)
- If you are speaking of what a lot of folks refer to as a wiccan star then we have a whole different meaning. I will do by borrowing from The Cauldron: a Pagan Forum
- The pentagram has long been associated with mystery and magic. It is
the simplest form of star shape that can be drawn unicursally - with a
single line - hence it is sometimes called the Endless Knot. Other
names are the Goblin's Cross, the Pentalpha, the Witch's Foot, the
Devil's Star and the Seal of Solomon (more correctly attributed to the
It has long been believed to be a potent protection against evil and
demons, hence a symbol of safety, and was sometimes worn as an amulet
for happy homecoming. The old folk-song : "Green Grow the
Rushes,O!" refers to the use of the pentagram above doors and
windows in the line: "Five is the symbol at your door."
- The potency and associations of the pentagram have evolved throughout
history. Today it is an ubiquitous symbol of neo-pagans with much
depth of magical and symbolic meaning.
The Satanic Star (5 pointed star with one point down within or without a circle)
Satanists use the inverted cross or pentagram as their symbol.
3. Mighty God
4. Everlasting Father
5. Prince of peace