Copper is ruled by the planet Venus. Venus is the goddess of love, beauty, art, balance, harmony and peace. Venus is the planet with the lowest rotation. The character of the planet and goddess Venus is passive, receptive, magnetic, feminine, relating, adaptation to the other one, kindness and gentleness, enjoyment. Copper corresponds to the letter “I” and amethyst. It’s astrological houses are Taurus and Libra. It is sacred to the Goddess and Oya. Used for money and fertility.
Copper is one of the oldest metals and copper metallurgy has flourished in different cultures, including the Middle Eastern, Asian, European, Central & South American and Native American. Copper embodies the nurturing aspect of women and their youthfulness. It is associated with the matters of love/lust, and symbolizes characteristics like: charisma, feminine beauty, artistic creativity, affection, caring and balance.
The metal copper has a great connecting power: it easily combines with other metals and it easily transfers warmth and electricity (think of the copper in electricity wires or on the bottom of cookware).
Copper has long been used as a healing metal, especially for arthritis and rheumatism. It has been used with blood and metabolism disorders. Copper acts as a conductor when worn on the body. Copper will help the healing effect of any stone when both touch the body.
Magical Use of Copper
Use copper in rituals, spells and amulets to promote love, sensuality, friendship, positive relationships of any kind, negotiations and peace. (Just incase you are a practicing Witch. XO)