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Last of the zodiac – Pisces are the culmination of all the signs that came before. Read on to find out more about them and how to make their birthday celebration unforgettable this year. 


Pisces is the last of the 12 signs of the Zodiac. Pisceans are born between February 19 and March 20. They are deep, sensitive and very intuitive people, with a strong sixth sense. Pisceans love to dream and often talk about ‘the soul’. 

They can be quite seductive and confusing, as well as inspiring others to dream too. They wear their heart on their sleeve and can appear very vulnerable and insecure at times. They like to be surrounded by good friends and family and crave warmth, love and affection. 

Pisces love romance and tend to have many partners in life, but they are faithful once they find someone special to them.

Pisceans will often go out of their way to help those in need, though they tend to worry about everyone else before themselves. Life for Pisces begins when they get their feet on solid ground and learn to walk, but it’s all about imagination and fantasy before then. 

They are highly intelligent people who have a lot of creativity which they use to get out of any difficult situation one may be in. Their intuition helps this along more than anything else so it is important for them to listen closely to what their gut tells them.

Pisces at a glance

Element: Water

Quality: Mutable

Ruler: Neptune, Jupiter

Strengths: Compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musical

Weaknesses: Fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr

Pisces likes: Being alone, love, sleeping, music, romance, swimming, spiritual themes

Pisces dislikes: Know-it-all, being criticized, the past coming back to haunt, cruelty of any kind

Pisces aesthetics

Piscerians are the culmination of all the zodiac signs before them. They spend time dreaming and imagining and this is represented in their expression. They draw inspiration from books, poems, movies and songs they come across. Focusing on what feels right and trusting their guts. 

As water signs, Pisces are in their element when surrounded by water. The color of the ocean and the sky are reflected in their personality, which is why you can’t go wrong with blue and white. They will enjoy a soft palette that soothes the soul.

Their rooms should be all about peace. Incense, candles and salt lamps should be used to create an ambiance of calmness. A comfy bed with soft silk sheets will give them the warmth they need to feel safe.

They love collecting trinkets and if they don’t have a room, they could use a wall shelf to display their treasures as an alternative to displaying on a dresser or table.

Favourable Colours: Mauve, Lilac, Purple, Violet, Sea-green, Peach, White

Colours to stay away from: Red, Navy Blue

Pisces Birthstones:

  • Amethyst – enhances wearers spirituality and increases vivid dreams.
  • Clear quartz – divination activation
  • Aquamarine – gives foresign and clairvoyance
  • Jade good luck charm

Auspicious day of the week: Thursday

Lucky numbers: 3, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24

In the sky

Pisces constellation is of Babylonian origin. The Babylonians saw it as a pair of fish joined by a cord. The constellation is usually associated with the Roman myth of Venus and Cupid, who tied themselves with a rope and transformed into fish to escape the monster Typhon. Typhon was the scariest monster the world had ever seen. He had a hundred dragon’s heads, with fire blazing from all his eyes.

Eta Piscium is the brightest star in Pisces. It lies approximately 350 light years away. It is 457 times more luminous than the Sun and it has an estimated age of 220 million years.

Gamma Piscium is the second brightest star in Pisces. It has an apparent magnitude of 3.699 and is approximately 138 light years distant. The star is ten times the size of the Sun and 61 times more luminous. It is believed to be about 5.5 billion years old.

Pisces birthday messages

Sometimes you can be stuck on what to write in a birthday card. Pieces are a dreamy zodiac sign, in their card wish them an incredible and wondrous year ahead. Here are some examples of birthday verses for Pisces  I would write in the birthday card:

‘Happy Birthday (their name)! All the stars align for you to shine’

‘Happy Birthday (their name)! The world is yours for the taking‘

‘Happy Birthday (their name)! The world is your oyster’

Pisces birthday activity ideas

In celebration of Picesrian special day, here are some activity ideas that would allow to bring out their dreamy nature while embracing their individuality:

  • Spend time with your friends
  • Have a tarot reading
  • Get a massage and SPA day
  • Go to the beach or pool
  • Painting while drinking