Libra Sign Symbol
Libra is the seventh zodiac sign on the zodiac circle and represents the transition of the sun through the sign of the Scales between September 23 and October 22 every year, according to the tropical astrology.
Therefore, everyone who is born in this period is said to belong to the Libra sign. The symbol associated with this sign is the Scales. This is the only inanimate symbol from the zodiac and represents not only a measurement instrument but also the symbolic image of justice.
Just as the scales balance, Libra natives search for equilibrium and symmetry in their lives and are always to be met in partnerships. The glyph for the Libra zodiac sign depicts the scales, either on their own or carried by a maiden.
Symbolism and history of the Scales:
The Scales in the Libra astrology meaning are representation of balance, symmetry and power of analysis. These are the scales of justice that were held in mythology by the Greek goddess of justice, Themis. This is the equivalent of Justice in Roman mythology and also the usual symbolism used to express morality in judicial systems.
Libra natives as just like the scales: objective and observant. They always seem to be aware of what is going on around them and always great judgers of character.
Characteristics of the Scales:
The Scales suggest justice and a high moral spirit so Libra natives can only act as role models or correctitude and elegance. They are modest and balanced. They seek for accomplishment in life in the quietest way and they take pleasure from partnerships.
These people are quick to help others in need but are also the first to throw the stone when someone is wrong. They do not like confrontations and would rather compromise and accept defeat than enter an argument.
They work great in partnerships, be it in personal life or in business and they make trustworthy and loyal partners.