Libra – The Scales

From September 24th until October 22nd, the sun falls into the 7th zodiac sign of Libra.

Libra’s symbol is the scales. Libras strive for balance in their lives. Like the ‘Scales of Justice’, this sign is objective, diplomatic, and always tries to do what’s fair and best for everyone. They cannot stand conflict, so they much prefer to settle things as quickly as possible to ensure peace and harmony.

The planet connected to Libra is Venus. In Roman mythology, Venus was the goddess of love and beauty. Taking ode to her today, Libras are cultured, refined, and admire beauty, especially when it comes to people. You can be sure to find this natal flirting with the affluent and adored at cocktail parties, the ballet, or opera. Libras are artistic, stylish, and appreciate the luxuries of life.

Air is the element of this sign. A Libra loves to talk, and finds ease in social settings. They like to put their minds to good use, learning about people and using their charming abilities in conversation. They are also excellent mediators, seeing both sides of a situation, and are known as the diplomates of the zodiac, being fair and just.

To connect to Libra energies, here are a few crystals that resonate with this sign:

Rose Quartz – A stone connecting to the Heart, Rose Quartz emits a gentle vibration, inspiring the love of beauty in oneself and others. It supports a connection between you and your community.

Blue Topaz – Reflecting the energy of the mind, Blue Topaz inspires creativity and helps one clearly communicate their thoughts or ideas.

Aquamarine – Connected to the Throat Chakra, Aquamarine allows one’s true thoughts and feelings to be hear in an accepting manner. It assists in utilizing compromise and negotiation in confrontational situations, and can help sooth anxiety, bringing harmony to the user.

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