Gemini Zodiac Symbol: The Twins
"The life of the Twins is a life of ease and unfading youth spent in the arms of love." (Manilius 1st Century)
As a symbol, the Twins have several different meanings for Gemini. They are most commonly associated with a dual or two sided personality. Often this is related to a Gemini being very flexible and adaptable, thus like two different personalities. The ruling planet of Gemini is Mercury, the planet of communication, and so The Twins also symbolize interaction and exchanging ideas.
Astrological Element: Air
Air represents some core human behaviors such as movement and it's also seen as a strong intellectual symbol. The power of the mind is strong among Gemini's, breeding many thinkers and communicators.
It can also represent freedom of speech. A fresh wind could also indicate new beginnings.
Pearls and Moonstone have been related to Gemini but this link is associated with the month of birth rather than the star sign. Moss Agate is seen as the star-stone for Gemini. Wearers are said to obtain relief from depression and more finely tuned thoughts.
As mentioned above, Gemini are great communicators and thus enjoy talking and socializing. An above average number of them work in the media, and they are also said to make persuasive sales people. Gemini are also lively and great at multitasking, but there is a down side to their characters. A Gemini can be a restless spirit that's easily bored. They are also filled with nervous energy that can lead to stress and depression.
Compatibility with Gemini:
Gemini often have a love of adventure, change, and new experiences, so often seek out those with similar characteristics. Gemini are at their best with other Gemini, and also get on well with Libra and Aquarius, the other air signs.
The fire signs of Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius do find common ground with a Gemini, but the relationships don't often go as deep as with an air sign.