Sagittarius is associated with physical and outdoor pursuits, travel to foreign lands, philosophical and spiritual leanings, and education through life experience. This sign is also associated with luck, fortune, and games of chance.
Pastimes associated with the sign of Sagittarius include:
- Entrepreneurial activities
- Horseback riding
- Learning other languages
- Playing board games or card games
- Spiritual pursuits
- Studying anthropology or sociology
- Team sports
Based on Sagittarius-associated hobbies, gifts for Sagittarius include:
- Airline tickets/travel packages
- Alcoholic beverages
- Art and sculpture from foreign lands
- Board games
- Books (especially philosophy, satire, politics, humour, spirituality, anthropology, sociology, self-improvement, travel, and information on foreign places and people)
- Bows and arrows
- Camping gear
- Certificates for sky diving, bungee jumping, windsurfing, parasailing, and other extreme sports
- Hiking gear
- Horseback riding lessons
- Playing cards
- Restaurant gift certificates
- Scratch and Win tickets
- Sports equipment
Sagittarius Colours, Patterns, and Designs
Sagittarius and its ruling planet Jupiter are associated with natural and cheerful colours such as sky blue, purple, warm earth browns and tans, deep forest greens, and khaki. Sagittarians tend to prefer simple, solid, monochromatic colour schemes to elaborate patterns.
Gemstones associated with the sign of the Sagittarius include those that come in Sagittarius colours such as tiger’s eye and those associated with certain months such as topaz (November) and turquoise stone (December).
Sagittarius Trees, Plants, Flowers, and Foods
If purchasing plants, seeds, or food, there are certain trees, herbs, and edibles associated with Sagittarius. Sagittarius trees include the elder, elm, ash, birch, mulberry, oak, and holly.
Herbs, spices, and other plants associated with Sagittarius and its ruling planet Jupiter include mint, chervil, sage, cloves, feverfew, rose hips, and sugarcane. Associated foods include sugar, apricots, almonds, tomatoes, olives, figs, currants, chestnuts, and rhubarb. Sagittarian flowers include dandelions and daffodils.
The Atypical Sagittarius
Not all Sagittarians will conform to the typical Sagittarius profile. A Sagittarius whose rising sign is in Taurus, for example, will be very different from one who has Leo rising. A Sagittarius with Taurus rising will likely have more interest in home improvement, building, and outdoor pursuits closer to home such as walks and hikes, whereas with Leo rising, the individual will probably be highly sociable and extravagant, preferring social events and group activities.
Other rising signs can also make a difference. Pisces rising can bring out the spiritual side of Sagittarius, Aquarius rising can create a more eccentric personality, and with Virgo rising, the intellect is enhanced and the individual is more cautious and practical.
For more on Sagittarius, see the Sagittarius Personality Profile. To see personality and marriage profiles for all the sun signs, visit the main Astrology page. To get an astrology chart, see the Astrology Charts page.