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Pisces Earrings

Pisces Earrings

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Pisces (the fishes) is a zodiac constellation which lies between Aquarius to the west and Aries to the east. Pisces is quite a dim constellation; the brightest star is only of magnitude 3.6. a Piscium is called Alrisha, "the knot," being the knot that ties the two fishes together. The point at which the ecliptic crosses the celestial equator heading northward, the vernal equinox, is found about 8° south of the constellation.

According to one version in Greek mythology, this constellation represents fish into which Aphrodite and Eros transformed in order to escape the monstrous Typhon. The two fishes are often depicted tied together with a cord, to make sure they do not lose one another.

The astrological sign Pisces (February 19 - March 20) is associated with the constellation. In some cosmologies, Pisces is associated with the Classical Element Water, and thus called a Water Sign (with Cancer and Scorpio). Its polar opposite is Virgo. Pisces is a Mutable Water sign, and the twelfth and final stage in the evolutionary process of the zodiac. (Pisces represents the completion of one cycle and the preparation to begin the next.)

Keywords for Pisces are "I BELIEVE."
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Since 1972 Quick Silver Mint has been creating authentic handmade medallions, available through their catalog and at festivals throughout the United States. Now the designs are available here as buttons. An understanding of the symbols may inspire you and enhance your journey of self-discovery. Each has its origin in ancient stone carvings, pottery, or other artifacts and many were inspired by myth and legend. We have spent over 30 years researching and creating magical jewelry based on symbols from around the world. We are very proud to mint over 100 designs. If you want to learn