Friday comes from the Old English name frigedaeg, which comes from the Norse goddess Frigga. Frigga, like Venus, is associated with love, making this a great day to focus on romance, passion, fertility, and friendship.
Color: Pink, aqua,
Deities: Freya, Venus, Aphrodite
Crystals: Coral, emerald, rose quartz
Herbs: Strawberries, apple blossoms, feverfew
Associations: Love, birth, romance, fertility, passion, friendship, pregnancy
Friday falls at the end of the work week for many of us, and that means we get a chance to relax for a little bit! Mark your Fridays with colors like pink and aqua, and metals such as copper. This is a day ruled by the planet Venus, so it should be no surprise that Venus and Aphrodite—goddesses of love and beauty—are associated with Fridays. This is a day named for the Norse goddess Freyja*, so be sure to take a moment to honor her as well.
Gemstones associated with Friday include coral, emerald and rose quartz, and plants like strawberries, apple blossoms and feverfew are also related. This is a good day to do spellwork associated with family life and fertility, sexuality, harmony, friendship, growth. Take advantage of Friday’s correspondences and plant a seed, make something grow, and enjoy your blessings.
*Note: There are a lot of disputes as to the origins of the word Friday because there is still a great deal of discussion as to whether it was named for Freyja or Frigga, and whether they were the same deity or two separate ones. Some scholars believe that while they may have eventually become two distinctly different goddesses, they could have had their origins in a single, common Proto-Germanic deity.
Light a pink candle to connect with your most sensitive and receptive side, harmonizing bonds of friendship and love. Meditating with a pink candle helps relief depression and promotes self-love.
Aventurine, Emerald, Jade, Rose Quartz, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot.
Carrying these gemstones today can bring success and fulfillment of your goals. Wear them as a talisman or simply keep them close to you to harness their energy.
Drink Hibiscus Tea to enhance your relationship with yourself and others. Hibiscus is an aphrodisiac flower, so it is closely related to love and sex. It has been used to make love potions and charms, as well as medicine.
Note: Expecting mothers should not take Hibiscus¹.
There’s a reason out of all the days of the week, Friday is commonly dubbed ‘date night’. Why? Because Fridays are overseen by the angel Anael, who’s name means ‘Star of love’. Anael is one of the angels considered to have helped with the creation of the heavens and earth. If Anael doesn’t convince you that Fridays are for lovers, then perhaps knowing this day is ruled by Venus might give you confirmation. Venus is symbolic of love, sensuality, creativity and relationships. Of course, love and loving isn’t exclusive to Friday. Everyday of the week is an opportunity for love. However, Friday is most auspicious for connecting with others on a loving level. This doesn’t mean you have to have a date, or a mate. You can augment your intensity of love on Friday by showing affection to your pets, your family and/or your friends. You get the idea.