and their Meanings
This page lists the 12 zodiac symbols that are well known in astrology and in use today.
Aries Zodiac Symbol -
March 21 to April 19
The glyph or symbol for the zodiac sign of Aries represents the ram's horns. Aries is one of the constellations of the zodiac, located between Pisces to the west and Taurus to the east.
The birthstone for Aries is diamond
Taurus Zodiac Symbol -
April 20 to May 20
The glyph or symbol for the zodiac sign of Taurus represents the bull's face and horns.Taurus is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Taurus is a large and prominent constellation in the northern hemisphere's winter sky.
The birthstone for Taurus is emerald
Gemini Zodiac Symbol -
May 21 to June 20
The glyph or symbol for the zodiac sign of Gemini represents twins. Gemini is one of the constellations of the zodiac. The Sun resides in Gemini from 21 June to 21 July each year. The best time to observe Gemini at night is overhead during the months of January and February.
The birthstone for Gemini is pearl
Cancer Zodiac Symbol -
June 21 to July 22
The glyph or symbol for the zodiac sign of Cancer represents motherhood. Cancer is one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac.
The birthstone for Cancer is ruby
Leo Zodiac Symbol -
July 23 to August 22
The glyph or symbol for the zodiac sign of Leo represents the lion. Leo is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Leo was one of the earliest recognized constellations, as there is archaeological evidence that the Mesopotamians had a similar constellation as early as 4000 BC.
The birthstone for Leo is peridot
Virgo Zodiac Symbol -
August 23 to September 22
Virgo is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Lying between Leo to the west and Libra to the east, it is the second largest constellation in the sky (after Hydra). It can be easily found through its brightest star, Spica.
The birthstone for Virgo is sapphire
Libra Zodiac Symbol -
September 23 to October 22
Libra is a constellation of the zodiac. It is fairly faint, with no first magnitude stars, and lies between Virgo to the west and Scorpius to the east.
The birthstone for Libra is opal
Scorpio Zodiac Symbol -
October 23 to November 21
Scorpio, is one of the constellations of the zodiac. It is a large constellation located in the southern hemisphere near the center of the Milky Way.
The birthstone for Scorpio's is topaz
Sagittarius Zodiac Symbol -
November 22 to December 21
Sagittarius is a constellation of the zodiac. Sagittarius is commonly represented as a centaur drawing a bow. It lies between Ophiuchus to the west and Capricornus to the east.
The birthstone for Sagittarius is turquoise
Capricorn Zodiac Symbol -
December 22 to January 19
Capricorn is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Under its modern boundaries it is bordered by Aquila, Sagittarius, Microscopium, Piscis Austrinus and Aquarius.
The birthstone for Capricorn is garnet
Aquarius Zodiac Symbol -
January 20 to February 18
Aquarius is a constellation of the zodiac, situated between Capricornus and Pisces.
The birthstone for Aquarius is amethyst
Pisces Zodiac Symbol -
February 19 to March 20
Pisces is a constellation of the zodiac. Its name is the Latin plural for fish.
The birthstone for Pisces is aquamarine
The Zodiac signs fall into 4 elements. These elements can influence our basic character traits, emotions, behaviour and thinking.
- Fire - Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
- Earth - Taurus, Virgo Capricorn
- Air - Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
- Water - Cancer, Scorpio. Pisces