Libra, The Scale, is the seventh symbol of the Zodiac. Anyone born between 24 September and 23 October is born under this sign. Libra is Latin for weighing scales. It is a cardinal sign, and is ruled by the planet Venus. Its symbol is , representing the scales. Libra is one of the four air signs.
Lapis is one of the traditional stones for Libra. Lapis is believed to have cleansing properties, and can help to clear and focus the mind. Lapis has been in use since ancient times, and was once more highly prized than gold. It is used to make ultramarine paint.
Another stone traditionally assigned to Gemini is chrysolite, more commonly known as peridot. Peridot is believed to be a very spiritual stone, full of lightness and beauty.
Key words for people born under the sign of Libra are: Good sense of beauty and proportion, tactful, seek balance and harmony. Librans sometimes have trouble getting off the fence. Libra rules the kidneys, skin, lumbar region and buttocks.
Librans share their sign with such notables as Oscar Wilde, Mahatma Ghandi, and Alfred Nobel. You can shop for a Libra pendant in my Celestials Collection in The Silver Forge Shop.