Six Pointed Black Star ✶

U+2736
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Symbol Meaning

This six-pointed star U+2736 is a thoroughly filled shape with even lines. It doesn't have shadows, contrasting outline or any other elements, that's why it looks so universal and minimalistic. The dingbat is often applied in typographic ornaments as a decoration or embellishment of social media posts (for example, in headlines, nicknames, creatives, lists).

Unlike the Star of David , symbol U+2736 is not restricted to the religious or cultural-historical context. That's why it looks appropriate in various texts on any topic.

The symbol “Six Pointed Black Star” is included in the “Stars and asterisks” subblock of the “Dingbats” block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.

Text is also available in the following languages: Español; Русский;

Synonyms

sextile, New Year, Christmas.

Unicode Name Six Pointed Black Star
Unicode Number
HTML Code
CSS Code
Entity ✶
Unicode Block Dingbats
Unicode Subblock Stars and asterisks
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Version 1.1
Block Dingbats
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 2736
Simple case change 2736
Grapheme_Base +
age 1.1
scripts Common
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 E2 9C B6 226 156 182 14851254 11100010 10011100 10110110
UTF-16BE 27 36 39 54 10038 00100111 00110110
UTF-16LE 36 27 54 39 13863 00110110 00100111
UTF-32BE 00 00 27 36 0 0 39 54 10038 00000000 00000000 00100111 00110110
UTF-32LE 36 27 00 00 54 39 0 0 908525568 00110110 00100111 00000000 00000000

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