Balance Scale

This is a balance. Depending on the platform, there are silver and gold balances. The middle beam supports two arms, and the two arms respectively support a plate. It is made by the principle of lever and used to measure the weight of objects. In Western culture, the balance represents justice, because "everyone is equal by the law." The goddess Themis in ancient Greek mythology is a symbol of law and justice. She holds a balance in her hand. It also contains the meaning of Libra , balance, weight, and judgment.

Balance Scale Basic Information

balance scale
Unicode Version:
4.1 (2005-03-31)
Emoji Version:
⌚ Objects
Sub Categories:
⛏️ tool
Known as:
Scales of Justice

Balance Scale Examples and Usage

  • In ancient Greek mythology, ⚖ Themis created the law of marriage and established the concept of family to restrain Zeus, because Zeus ate his first wife, Metis.
  • The figurine was used as a suspended weight together with a balance scale ⚖. ⚖ (2696) + emoji style (FE0F) = ⚖️ (2696 FE0F)
  • ⚖ (2696) + text style (FE0E) = ⚖︎ (2696 FE0E) is the world's best emoji reference site, providing up-to-date and well-researched information you can is committed to promoting and popularizing emoji, helping everyone understand the meaning of emoji, expressing themselves more accurately, and using emoji more conveniently. We hope emoji can bring more joy to everyone's daily life.
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