Unicode Character "✨" (U+2728)

The character (Sparkles) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2728. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 6.0 (October, 2010). It is HTML encoded as ✨.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Sparkles
Unicode Codepoint U+2728
Unicode Version 6.0 (October, 2010)
Block Dingbats
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2728 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✨
HTML (hex) ✨
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%A8
CSS \002728
JavaScript, JSON \u2728
C, C++, Java \u2728
Python \u2728
Rust \u{2728}
Ruby \u2728

How to type "✨"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 2 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 2 8. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xA8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2728
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002728