Libra is a movable air sign having Venus as its lord. Both Venus and Mercury are friends towards each other. This is an auspicious placement for Mercury as it affords the person with excellent communication skills and sophisticated disposition due to the influence of Venusian energy. Mercury is a neutral earthy planet and when it is placed in Libra, it gives the native knowledge of various art forms. Such a person is bent towards creative and artistic pursuits. Mercury rules communication, and the influence of Venus here gives eloquence and refinement to speech. Such people are soft-spoken and polite, with a power to persuade others.
These natives tend to spend lavishly. They are quite driven towards relationships and are fond of females. Their approach is quite balanced. Mercury in Libra gives an intellectual mind and a justice-loving behavior. Such people tend to be very diplomatic in their ways and know how to capitalize on opportunities. As a person, these natives tend to be gregarious, friendly, and broadminded. However, at times, it becomes difficult for them to make a decision when given a choice. These natives have an eye for beauty and are strongly driven towards luxuries, architecture and stately houses.