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If someone you love is a Libra, their birthday falls between September 23 and October 22, and chances are you’re in need of some on point gift inspiration. Libras are known to love the company of others, have a special interest in the finer things in life, but also can put others’ needs above their own. If this sounds like someone in your life, look no further than this specially curated list of gifts that any Libra is sure to cherish. Our list includes:
Libras are the 7th sign on the zodiac chart and are represented by the scales, and their corresponding tarot card is Justice. This air sign comes after the earth sign Virgo and before the water sign Scorpio, and traditionally this zodiac sign’s season starts on the autumnal equinox--on or around September 23rd. It makes perfect sense for Libra season to start on the day that includes equal portions of night and day, because Libras are all about balance, harmony, and equality.
Libra is also a cardinal sign of the zodiac, and ushers in a new season (autumn) as a result. Cardinal signs tend to have strong initiatory energy, perhaps even more so as Libra is an air sign that can adapt and change to actively meet whatever life can throw at them. Although often misjudged for being indecisive, Libras actually want to weigh all possible options before settling on a decision. They want to make sure any decision they make is in the best interest of keeping the peace and creating unity wherever they go. Fairness and equality are very important to Libras, and they are always actively working for the greater good--which at times can take precedence over their own needs.
Since Libras are ruled by the planet Venus, they also have an appreciation for all things beautiful, are very creative, and like to conduct themselves in the world with grace and refinement. Famous Libras include Bruce Springsteen, Donald Glover, Serena Williams, Gwen Stefani, and Will Smith.
Because Libras strive to create harmony wherever they are, their needs are sometimes the last to get addressed. Show your favorite Libra that you’ve thought about their needs and offer them some wonderful ideas for some much-needed self-care!
Who doesn’t love relaxing in a warm bath at the end of a long day? Because Libras’ days can be busy and exhausting trying to keep the peace and find the best possible solutions to problems, consider picking up some gifts for them that will pamper them. They might not even think that they need some relaxation time, but chances are they certainly do. A little bathbomb care package could be just what they need to slow down and mellow out for a bit. This box comes with two bath bombs (in appropriate Libra air colors pink and blue), soap with scent of ylang-ylang, an orchid-scented candle, and Himalayan sea salt mixed with lavender. Talk about a wonderful way for your Libra to enjoy a soothing bath.
Libras often require time (and energy) to weigh out all their options--which can sometimes feel like they’re indecisive, but it really points to their balancing nature. They feel best when their physical, mental, and emotional well-being are working harmoniously together. This means they’d love the chance to dip into meditation or yoga, which can give them the space they need to make decisions and analyze potential outcomes. This Libra yoga mat could be just the thing to help them make time for a little one on one with themselves.
If your Libra doesn’t currently do yoga this could be the push they’ve been looking for to get started on this amazing type of moving meditation. Speaking of meditation, your Libra could also benefit from this headspace-clearing practice. Pick up a Libra-inspired candle or air diffuser with some relaxing scents (hello lavender!) to help them get in the right frame of mind to meditate.
Libras are lovers of all things artsy and beautiful, thanks to their ruling planet Venus. They are also lovers of learning, and are interested in trying new things--so they can tell you all about them later! If you know a Libra that can’t seem to have enough books, consider getting them a subscription to Audible so they can take their love of reading anywhere they go. Or if they prefer traditional printed books, you can’t go wrong with a gift card to a local bookstore--bonus points if it has a large “occult” section for them to browse.
Easy-going Libras are attracted to the beautiful things in life. Although this may cause some people to think of them as shallow, they are actually exercising their need to simply be in love with all things lovely! Whether it’s art, music, poetry, or just nature itself, these gifts are perfect for Libras who can’t stop admiring the beauty all around them.
Chances are your Libra might already have memberships to the museums and theaters around them, but if they don’t, this is the perfect chance to remedy this! Whether it’s a fine art museum, a museum of natural history, modern art, or a subscription to a theater or symphony, you can’t go wrong giving a Libra the gift of culture! If a whole season subscription or an entire year of membership is a little too pricey, consider picking out two or three shows or exhibits that you know they’d enjoy--and attend it with them. We all know Libras like it better when their besties enjoy things with them.
Following the mantra of “never stop learning” what Libra wouldn’t love the chance to learn from the masters at Masterclass? Whether they’d like to know more about the subject that they studied in school, or just want to explore a passion that’s close to their heart, the teachers at Masterclass have a class for that. Delve into the musical creativity of Alicia Keys, or learn how to play an instrument with Carlos Santana or Itzhak Perlman--the possibilities are endless.
Or perhaps your Libra would like to explore ways they can be a better writer. Who better to take classes with to hone their craft than Neil Gaiman, Salman Rushdie, or Margaret Atwood? Even if they want to try out something completely new, such as cooking, wellness, or filmmaking--there’s a master willing to teach them!
Although these could be included in a self-care package, they also fall under “creating art for art’s sake” that resonates so strongly with Libras. There are all kinds of subjects you can pick out for them to color, including the tarot, the zodiac signs, fantasy creatures, or adorable cats. No matter which one you choose, your Libra is going to love the chance to create a one of a kind work of art. Don’t forget to include a set of colored pencils or crayons as well!
It makes sense that Libras love to be paired up--whether with friends, family, or a significant other. Having another personality that balances out theirs makes their day, and gives them the chance to enjoy time well spent. If your Libra would rather enjoy the gift of experience over something they can hold, consider some of these options.
Just like the museum and theater tickets we mentioned earlier, concert/festival tickets or a weekend getaway are a great way to gift an experience to your Libra--and tag along for the ride! Whether it’s an outdoor music show or the chance to explore a new city, your Libra is definitely game for this. If it’s feasible, the more the merrier!
Libras love to try new things, especially with friends and family. Why not get them those water-skiing/kayaking/horseback riding lessons they’ve always wanted? Whether they’ve tried the outdoor experience or not, there’s always room for improvement, and fun along the way. You can schedule a time to explore the great outdoors, without going too far from your home base. Look into local places that offer outdoor adventure opportunities that your Libra is sure to prize.
Libras are super easy going, so no matter what you choose to gift them, chances are they’ll appreciate your effort and thoughtfulness. Consider picking up a few items from this list, or getting them an experience they won’t soon forget!