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Gemini Constellation Myth

Gemini is a Latin word that means “Twins”. Gemini is one of the constellations of the zodiac which the sun transits this sign between about May 21 and June 21. The origins of some constellation myths are heavily debated. Gemini is one of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century AD astronomer Ptolemy, which remains one of the 88 modern constellations today. Gemini mythology is pretty straightforward By all accounts, the twins represented in Gemini mythology are Castor and Pollux of Greek mythology. Their mother was the queen Leda and was, therefore, brothers of Helen, but they had different fathers: In one night, Leda was made pregnant both by Zeus in the form of a swan and by her husband, the king Tyndareus of Sparta. As such, Pollux is an immortal while his twin brother Castor is mortal. “Jewelry needs to fulfill the function for which it came into being. The only way that a Jewelry Designer will see its art in LIFE is with the eyes, the mind, and the heart of the Spectator. The viewer in the last stroke in any jewelry piece”. – Ines Arenas Jewelry Gallery Pollux, was renowned for his strength, while his mortal brother Castor was famous for his skill with horses. The twins were young, handsome, and adventurous. They took part in many wars together and were well known for their livelihood and curiosity. Castor and Pollux had the heart of a tiger full of yellow, orange iridescence as the tiger’s eye gem. Both brothers voyaged in search of the Golden Fleece as Argonauts, and then fought in the Trojan War to bring their sister Helen home to her husband Menelaus. Where Gemini mythology comes into play is when Castor, being mortal, finally dies. Having spent their whole lives together, Pollux was overcome with sorrow a start to cry tears in the form of pearls. He doesn’t want to live without his twin brother, but since he is immortal, there is nothing he can do. He begs his father, Zeus, for help. Zeus acknowledging the heroism of both brothers and decides that rather than killing Pollux so he can be with Castor, he makes Castor immortal also, consented and reunited the pair in the heavens and the two of them get to live together forever as the constellation Gemini. Castor is a bright white binary star as the moonstone for being in the sky, the pearl for the tears that his bother cries for him, and the white sapphire, while Pollux has orange lights as the tiger’s eye gem as the hearts of these two bother. Perhaps the reason that this story is rarely contested is that two of the actual stars in the constellation of Gemini are named “Castor” and “Pollux”. This is a rare case where astronomy and mythology agree, and thus, Gemini mythology is born. Maybe this is a case where astronomy and mythology agree because genuine brotherhood is more precious than diamonds or gold.

Gemini Constellation Facts

Gemini’s changeable and open mind makes them excellent artists, especially writers and journalists, and their skills and flexibility make them shine in trade, driving, and team sports. This is a versatile, inquisitive, fun-loving sign, born with a wish to experience everything there is out there, in the world. This makes their character inspiring, and never boring. Gemini’s childish innocence is like the twins, telling their tale of brotherhood, love between best friends and relatives who are entirely different by character, circumstances, physical appearance, or upbringing. They are in this world to mend differences and make them feel right, ready to give their life for a brother or a friend. Pearl is regarded as the most appropriate birthstone for Gemini because it symbolizes the duality in the zodiac sign. It represents joy and sorrow, life and death, and health and sickness.

Gemini Constellation Brilliance

Gemini Constellation gem the Pearls are called the Queen of Gems and have been revered and used in jewelry for centuries. History does not have an actual record of who was the first to discover pearls, but a few legends tell tales of the gemstone being found by those in search of food along the seashores. It is believed that wearing pearls help a Gemini maintain stability in life. It is also said that pearls uplift the self-confidence of Geminis.

Gemini Constellation Hues and Tone

Gemini sees love first through communication and verbal contact and finds it as important as physical contact with their partner. When these two combine, obstacles all seem to fade. Inquisitive and always ready to flirt, a Gemini could spend a lot of time with different lovers until they find the right one who can match their intellect and energy. They need excitement, variety, and passion, and when they find the right person, a lover, a friend, and someone to talk to combined into one, they will be faithful and determined to always treasure their heart. The biggest challenge for any Gemini’s love life is to find an emotion that lasts, especially as they get older and realize that they are already in a repetitive mode of superficial or disappointing bonds. Their personality doesn’t allow much depth, for they are on a mission to spread information, not to dig into them and find mistakes, holes, or resolutions. They look at life from a relative perspective of movement, being the one to circle the Sun, moving forwards and backward from Earth’s point of view, never certain of their direction. One of the main reasons for this is that astrologers claim that since Gemini is governed by Mercury, and pearl harnesses the power of Mercury, the combination of pearls and Gemini work well from an astrological point of view. Another reason is that Gemini Constellation gem the pearls are said to have two important characteristics: coolness and power. These are two aspects that Geminis can most related to Geminis are said to be cool-headed and like to be the center of attention as it’s a beautiful, rare and perfect pearl. Gemini is a Latin word which means “Twins”. Gemini is one of the constellations of the zodiac which the sun transits this sign between May 21st to June 20th. The origins of some constellation myths are heavily debated. Gemini is one of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century AD astronomer Ptolemy, and is one of the 88 modern constellations that today remains. Gemini mythology is pretty straightforward; represented by the twins “Castor and Pollux” of Greek mythology. Their mother was the Queen Leda and they were brothers of Helen, but they had different fathers. In one night, Leda was made pregnant by Zeus in the form of a swan and by her husband, the King Tyndareus of Sparta. As such, Pollux is an immortal while his twin brother Castor is mortal. Pollux, was renowned for his strength, while his mortal brother Castor was famous for his skill with horses. The twins were young, handsome, and adventurous. They took part in many wars together and were well known for their livelihood and curiosity. Castor and Pollux had the heart of a tiger full of yellow, orange iridescence as the tiger’s eye stone. Both brothers voyaged in search of the Golden Fleece as Argonauts, and then fought in the Trojan War to bring their sister Helen home to her husband Menelaus. Gemini's Constellation Jewels Where Gemini mythology comes into play is when Castor, being mortal, finally dies. Having spent their whole lives together, Pollux was overcome with sorrow and starts to cry tears in the form of pearls. He doesn’t want to live without his twin brother, but since he is immortal, there is nothing he can do. Pollux begs his father, Zeus, for help. Zeus acknowledging the heroism of both brothers and decides that rather than killing Pollux so he can be with Castor, he makes Castor immortal also, consented and reunited the pair in the heavens and the two of them get to live together forever as the constellation Gemini. Castor is a bright white binary star as the moonstone for being in the sky, the pearl for the tears that his brother cried for him and the white sapphire; while Pollux has orange lights as the tiger’s eye stone, like the hearts of these two brothers. Perhaps the reason that this story is rarely contested is that two of the actual stars in the constellation of Gemini are named “Castor” and “Pollux”. This is a rare case where astronomy and mythology actually agree, and is how, Gemini mythology is born. Maybe this is a cases were astronomy and mythology agrees because genuine brotherhood is more precious than diamonds or gold.

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