Unalome tattoos are first spiritual symbols. In Buddhism, they are the visual image of reaching enlightnment. The spiral means our struggle with life, while the straight line shows that we have finally found harmony.
Anchor tattoo meaning - Hope, Safety, Fidelity, Stability, Security, Salvation. Can be seen symbolically as something that holds you in place and provides you the strength to hold on no matter how rough things are.
“As a lotus flower is born in water, grows in water and rises out of water to stand above it unsoiled, so I, born in the world, raised in the world having overcome the world, live unsoiled by the world” Buddha