Capricorn or Capricornus: The Stellar Inspiration Behind our Constellation Jewellery Collection

Capricorn or Capricornus: The Stellar Inspiration Behind our Constellation Jewellery Collection

With an ever-growing appreciation for the zodiac, one query we often encounter revolves around whether the correct term is 'Capricorn' or 'Capricornus'. Today, we're not only addressing this intriguing question but also showcasing our breathtaking Capricornus necklace, part of our unique Constellations Collection.


Capricorn vs. Capricornus: The Constellation and the Zodiac Sign

Astrology and astronomy come together in an engaging dance that often leads to a mix-up of terminologies, especially when it comes to 'Capricorn' and 'Capricornus'. Although they refer to the same celestial region, their roots lie in different spheres of knowledge.

Capricorn: The Zodiac Sign

Capricorn, originating from Latin 'Capricornus' which means 'horned goat', is widely employed in astrology. As an Earth sign, Capricorns (those born between December 22 and January 20) are celebrated for their ambition, discipline, and practicality.

Capricornus: The Constellation

Meanwhile, 'Capricornus' is the astronomer's term for one of the 88 recognized constellations. Residing in the 'Sea' or 'Water' region of the sky, this constellation is home to stars sketching the silhouette of a sea-goat, a legendary creature with the front half of a goat and the tail of a fish.

The Capricornus Necklace: A Piece of the Stars

Within our Constellations Collection lies the dazzling Capricornus necklace, a wearable representation of this mythical creature. Designed with a keen eye for detail, this necklace pays homage to the celestial sea-goat, creating a piece of jewellery as unique as the constellation itself.

You might be wondering why we chose to name it 'Capricornus' instead of 'Capricorn'. The decision was made to honour the celestial origins of the zodiac. 'Capricornus' is an embodiment of the constellation that has guided mariners, explorers, and stargazers through the centuries, adding an element of cosmic allure and astronomical authenticity to the necklace.

Customise Your Capricornus Necklace with Delicate Chains

At Untamd, we believe in personal expression. That's why we offer a variety of delicate chains, like the timeless Figaro Chain or the sleek Snake Chain, to accompany our Capricornus pendant. These chains allow our customers to mix and match, creating a look that aligns perfectly with their style and zodiac sign.

Capricorn or Capricornus: Both Stars of the Show

Whether you prefer the astrological Capricorn or the astronomical Capricornus, you can rest assured both are correct. At Untamd, we value both the science and the myth, offering a bridge between the stars and your style.

So, to all Capricornus admirers out there, we invite you to explore our range. Pair our stunning Capricornus pendant with a chain that speaks to your style, and let your personal cosmos shine. Explore the Capricornus Necklace now.

Until our next celestial discussion, keep sparkling!

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