Libra, the Scales … begins the Autumnal equinox of the year, when the balance between night and day, light and dark, reaches a perfect equilibrium. The seventh sign of the zodiac, Libra is the archetype of harmony, balance and beauty.
As the first sign that falls directly opposite another on the circle, Libra represents the first sign that actually necessitates a relationship. Libra governs partnerships, relationships and close associations. As a cardinal air sign, Libras are objective and work from the mind, initiating communication.