All Queens showcase the feminine side of the element they represent. The Queen of Swords represents the element of earth and has connections to the Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn star signs. The Queen of Swords has a stern expression as she sits upon her throne- looking out at the reader. As the Queen of the element of earth, she sits upon a throne made of rock. Her throne is decorated with signs of her physical wealth. Blooming plants surround her, showing her abundance and connection to Mother Nature.
Upright- Nurturing, practical, generous
The Queen of Pentacles is a strong positive symbol. She represents a person in your life who is here to mentor you and guide you through life. You may be a working mother, trying to juggle the different facets of your life. In a career sense, the Queen of Pentacles is a sign to start improving yourself in an effort to further your career or financial goals. This might come in the form of college courses or a new way of doing things. This will help you to be able to continue to care for those around you. A person this card would describe would be a single mother, working to take care of her children. She represents prosperity and abundance and the Queen of Pentacles is a welcome sign in any spread.
Reverse- Financial independence, self-care, unkempt
The Queen of Pentacles Reversed tells you to take care of yourself so that you can continue to help others. You may be spending too much time at work or overextending yourself taking care of problems at home and you are on the verge of breaking. Now is the time to focus on taking time for yourself, whether it be feeding yourself better, finding time to read a book or even something as simple as taking a hot bath. Your family and friends can survive without you for a few minutes while you look after yourself.
**In a yes/no reading, the Queen of Pentacles is a yes.