Unicode Character "❇" (U+2747)

The character (Sparkle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2747. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ❇.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Sparkle
Unicode Codepoint U+2747
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
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+2747 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❇
HTML (hex) ❇
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%87
CSS \002747
JavaScript, JSON \u2747
C, C++, Java \u2747
Python \u2747
Rust \u{2747}
Ruby \u2747

How to type "❇"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 4 7. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 4 7. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x87
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2747
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002747