Typical traits …

Friendly and humanitarian
Honest and loyal
Original and inventive
Independent and intellectual

On the dark side …

Intractable and contrary
Perverse and unpredictable
Unemotional and detached

Aquarius is a fixed air sign. Gifts that correspond with “fixed air” will do the job if you want to seduce, attract, or show your Aquarius how much you value him/her.

The generally individualistic Aquarius is associated with all things future-oriented, including science, technology, and radical political change. (Hmmmm … I wonder if they’re throwing a collective party right now?) They often pursue an eclectic mix of quirky hobbies and interests, both physical and intellectual.

Aquarius Hobbies

  • Activism
  • Anthropology
  • Astronomy
  • Collecting unusual things
  • Computer programming
  • Coffee shop conversations
  • Gadgets
  • Humanitarian or volunteer work
  • Intellectual and political debates
  • Inventing (new ways of doing) thingsaquarius
  • Paranormal/occult studies
  • Reading
  • Sci-fi/fantasy movies
  • Science
  • Skiing and other snow sports
  • Socializing
  • Surfing the Web
  • Traveling
  • Video games

Aquarius Colors, Patterns, and Designs

Aquarius is generally associated with vibrant colors, like purple and electric blue,as well as shades of neon green and blue; it is also linked with geometric patterns and designs.

Although Uranus, Aquarius’ ruling planet, is associated with bright, splashy colors and patterns, Aquarians often prefer monochromatic clothing, usually basic shades of green, blue, or purple, though some eccentric Aquarians dress a bit oddly and may adopt very nontraditional style. Aquarians prefer themes that include space (e.g., planets, galaxies, stars) or suggest science, technology, and the future.

Aquarius Gemstones

Gemstones associated with Aquarius include aquamarine, garnet (January), and amethyst (February).

Aquarius Trees, Plants, Flowers, and Foods

Typical  Aquarius trees include pine, rowan, and ash. Plants and flowers include hemp, sorrel, moss, and pansies. Aquarius-associated foods include spinach, sorrel, and parsnip.

Aquarius Gifts

Because your Aquarian is likely to love hi-tech/electronic products, futuristic and innovative gadgets always make wonderful Aquarius gifts. Things like:

  • high-tech toys
  • high-tech watches and clocks
  • security systems
  • computerized/electronic home products
  • nifty outdoor gadgets
  • original and unexpected gifts

Even something as ordinary a mug for the car will be greatly appreciated if accompanied by a thoughtful little poem.

Gifts for the Aquarius Man

  • Glass items
  • Unusual figurines
  • Cool, trendy gadgets like iPods, iPhones, or Webcams
  • Robotic items
  • Shower radios
  • Sports watches
  • Digital cameras
  • Mini-table tennis set
  • Desk darts
  • Ice crushers
  • Puzzles and brain teasers
  • Trendy cuff links
  • Elegant clothing

Just keep in mind that it’s not the packaging that matters to an Aquarius man, but rather the time and effort you spend selecting a unique, innovative gift you know he will love.

Gifts for the Aquarius Woman

Female Aquarians love jewelery. With amethyst as their birthstone, you have an extensive variety of items  from which to choose, like pendants, rings, and earrings. Other ideas include:

  • The latest handbag and accessory fashions
  • Stylish shoes
  • Cosmetics and perfumes
  • Bath and spa products
  • Trendy tops and leather jackets
  • Greeting cards with witty notes

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