The 12 Astrological Signs Of Astrology (Zodiac Signs)

All About Zodiac Signs

Zodiac signs are among some of the most common and widely recognizable symbols in modern society, their use dating back to the twelve constellations named by the Greek gods of ancient times. Everyone is born under a certain sign depending on the date (day and month) you were born. Depending on which Zodiac sign you were born under, you may naturally display certain traits that affect your personality, compatibility with other signs, your natural abilities, the path you may be destined to take in life or love, and even your physical health. You may also hear Zodiac signs referred to as Astrological signs, Astrology signs, Horoscope signs, etc.

Regardless of people's personal interest or belief in Astrology as a whole, there has to be something said about the insight reading into one's Zodiac sign offers. It can paint a clear archetype of someone's personality which leaves most people thinking, “wow, that really DOES sound like me”. Some of the information you can find out about someone with only the knowledge of which of the twelve Zodiac signs they were born under include: positive traits, negative traits, what symbol embodies them, the career they may end up in, their personality, how they view others, insights to their physical health, what other Zodiac sign they get along with, and who they will be most compatible with in love.

Zodiac signs are just as popular today as ever; you see them tattooed on people of all different races, cultures, nationalities, and age groups. Many people who want to get a small but meaningful tattoo end up getting their Zodiac sign on their body, typically on the shoulder, back, leg, wrist, or ankle. Another popular area for women to display their Zodiac signs is on the back of the neck so they can opt to hide or display it depending on the circumstance.

Learning about the twelve Zodiac signs is a great way to find out who you will naturally get along with so that you can make choices leading to successful romantic or business relationships while avoiding those who may be a detriment to your own personality. Men and women have the same Zodiac signs as which sign you were born under is only determined by the day and month that you were born.

Overall, details about Zodiac signs are much broader than if you get your personalized horoscope reading as most horoscopes will go in-depth about your sign based on the hour, minute, or even second you were born, whereas your Zodiac sign is a more generalized description about a person based on the day and month of their birth. Below is a quick and easy reference to find out which sign you were born under as well as a brief description of each. Note: this is in chronological order according to the calendar year.

Which of the twelve Astrological Signs are you?

Aries 21 March ~ 19 April

Birth Dates: March 21st through April 19th. Birthstones: Diamond and Ruby. Ruling Planet: Mars. Affinities: Aquamarine, Amethyst, Aventurine, Carnelian, Bloodstone, Citrine, Garnet, Fire Agate, Jasper, Pink Tourmaline, Magnetite. The Aries is enthusiastic, outgoing and quite adventurous.

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Taurus 20 April ~ 20 May

Birth Dates: April 20th through May 20th. Birthstones: Emerald and Topaz. Ruling Planet: Venus. Affinities: Aquamarine, Agate, Azurite, Carnelian, Lapis Lazuli, Crystal Quartz, Rose Quartz, Tiger's Eye, Sapphire. The Taurus is secure, determined and happy with emotional and financial security.

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Gemini 21 May ~ 20 June

Birth Dates: May 21st through June 20th. Birthstones: Agate and Tourmaline. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Affinities: Apophyllite, Agate, Calcite, Sapphire, Tiger's Eye, Serpentine, Topaz. The Gemini likes to explore and is constantly on the move seeking knowledge and wisdom.

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Cancer 21 June ~ 22 July

Birth Dates: June 21st through July 22nd. Birthstones: Pearl and Moonstones. Ruling Planet: Moon. Affinities: Aventurine, Amber, Carnelian, Chalcedony, Calcite, Emerald, Pink Tourmaline, Opal, Ruby. The Cancer is insecure, always looking for reassurance and intimacy, and wanting to feel safe.

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Leo 23 July ~ 22 August

Birth Dates: July 23rd through August 22nd. Birthstones: Ruby and Tiger's Eye. Ruling Planet: Sun. Affinities: Carnelian, Amber, Garnet, Emerald, Citrine, Garnet, Emerald, Citrine, Garnet, Topaz, Crystal Quartz, Turquoise. The Leo is proud and likes to be the center of attention, but also friendly, generous and admired by others.

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Virgo 23 August ~ 22 September

Birth Dates: August 23rd through September 22nd. Birthstones: Sardonyx and Peridot. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Affinities: Amber, Amazonite, Carnelian, Garnet, Citrine, Moonstone, Sapphire, Sodalite, Moss Agate. The Virgo can be a bit of a prude, but when happy, can be creative, caring and compassionate.

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Libra 23 September ~ 22 October

Birth Dates: September 23rd through October 22nd. Birthstones: Opal and Sapphire. Ruling Planet: Venus. Affinities: Aquamarine, Apophyllite, Aventurine, Bloodstone, Emerald, Lapis Lazuli, Topaz, Moonstone. The Libra is easy-going, simple, and wanting to remain consistent in life. Libras would be happy to find their mate and ride off into the sunset.

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Scorpio 23 October ~ 21 November

Birth Dates: October 23rd through November 21st. Birthstones: Malachite and Topaz. Ruling Planet: Pluto and Mars. Affinities: Beryl, Aquamarine, Garnet, Green Tourmaline, Moonstone, Obsidian, Topaz, Ruby, Turquoise. The Scorpio is powerful, wanting to be triumphant in all things and be able to conquer all of their competition. Scorpios are wise beyond their years.

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Sagittarius 22 November ~ 21 December

Birth Dates: November 22nd through December 21st. Birthstones: Topaz and Turquoise. Ruling Planet: Jupiter. Affinities: Blue Lace Agate, Amethyst, Chalcedony, Goldsheen Obsidian, Garnet, Labradorite, Lapis lazuli, Sodalite. The Sagittarius is optimistic, expressive, and wishing to seek the best of life by all means necessary.

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Capricorn 22 December ~ 19 January

Birth Dates: December 22nd through January 19th. Birthstones: Onyx and Jet. Ruling Planet: Saturn. Affinities: Azurite, Amber, Carnelian, Garnet, Fluorite, Labradorite, Ruby, Peridot, Smokey Quartz, Crystal Quartz. The Capricorn wants to be recognized by their achievements and admired by others. Capricorns are proud.

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Aquarius 20 January ~ 18 February

Birth Dates: January 20th through February 18th. Birthstones: Amethyst and Aquamarine. Ruling Planet: Uranus and Saturn. Affinities: Angelite, Amber, Aquamarine, Fluorite, Blue Celestite, Labradorite, Moonstone, Magnetite. The Aquarius wants to stand out from the crowd and be their own person, yearning to be unique and original.

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Pisces 19 February ~ 20 March

Birth Dates: February 20th through March 20th. Birthstones: Amethyst and Moonstone. Ruling Planet: Neptune and Jupiter. Affinities: Beryl, Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Calcite, Blue Lace Agate, Flourite, Turquopise, Labradorite. The Pisces is both mysterious and talented, wanting to be connected to people and help make happiness a reality for all.

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Learning More About Zodiac Signs

The twelve zodiac signs can certainly explain why individuals are how they are and why they might exhibit certain behaviors. Zodiac signs will also help you in all kinds of relationships ranging from professional to personal. This could explain the reasons why some relationships seem doomed from the get go while others flourish. Visit your specific sign above to learn more about it! If you don't know your sign then you can use our sign calculator below to instantly get your sign by simply entering your birth-date.

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