All Queens showcase the feminine side of the element they represent. The Queen of Swords represents the element of air and has connections to the Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius 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 air, she sits among the clouds with her sword hand pointed further up into the sky. The Queen of Swords silently judges all and allows us to learn from our mistakes and others.
Upright- Honest, independent, perceptive
The Queen of Swords can be seen as very cold and distant. She represents the importance of making judgements grounded in facts and sticking close to your moral compass. The Queen does have a giving nature, as is indicated by her outstretched hand. However, she relies mainly on fact to connect with others and pass her judgement. The Queen of Swords can also refer to the way in which we interact with others. She is honest and brash, and expects the same from others. This can point to someone in your life that is more senior and trying to mentor you, especially in your career. It can also refer to a love interest who may be reluctant to open up and accept your advances. You may be trying to gain the affection of someone in your life when this would be a better time for solitude and self reflection.
Reverse- Pessimistic, manipulative, malcious
The Queen of Swords in reverse shows that you may be giving your affection too freely. You have to start thinking more logically and start working toward goals in your future. When reversed, the Queen of Swords can point to someone who has become cynical due to past trauma. In love, the Queen of Swords can refer to someone who can be toxic or cruel to you and is taking advantage of your giving nature. Make sure the relationships you’re investing in are serving you as well.
**In a yes/no reading, the Queen of Swords is a yes.