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Colours – Meanings & Symbolism

WESTERN WORLD

RED : excitement, energy, passion, love, desire, speed, strength, power, heat, aggression, danger, fire, blood, war, violence, all things intense and passionate.

PINK :  love and romance, caring, tenderness, acceptance and calm.

BEIGE & IVORY : unification. Ivory symbolizes quiet and pleasantness.  Beige symbolizes calm and simplicity.

YELLOW : Joy, happiness, betrayal, optimism, idealism, imagination, hope, sunshine, summer, gold, philosophy, dishonesty, cowardice, jealousy, covetousness, deceit, illness, hazard and friendship.

BLUE : Peace, tranquility, cold, calm, stability, harmony, unity, trust, truth, confidence, conservatism, security, cleanliness, order, loyalty, sky, water, technology, depression, appetite suppressant.

TURQUOISE : calm. TEAL symbolizes sophistication. AQUAMARINE symbolizes water. Lighter turquoise has a feminine appeal.

PURPLE : Royalty, nobility, spirituality, ceremony, mysterious, transformation, wisdom, enlightenment, cruelty, arrogance, mourning.

LAVENDER : femininity, grace and elegance.

ORANGE : Energy, balance, enthusiasm, warmth, vibrant, expansive, flamboyant, demanding of attention.

GREEN : Nature, environment, healthy, good luck, renewal, youth, spring, generosity, fertility, jealousy, inexperience, envy, misfortune, vigor.

BROWN : Earth, stability, hearth, home, outdoors, reliability, comfort, endurance, simplicity, and comfort.

GREY : Security, reliability, intelligence, staid, modesty, dignity, maturity, solid, conservative, practical, old age, sadness, boring.  Silver symbolizes calm.

WHITE : Reverence, purity, birth, simplicity, cleanliness, peace, humility, precision, innocence, youth, winter, snow, good, sterility, marriage ( Western cultures ), death (Eastern cultures), cold, clinical.

BLACK : Power, sexuality, sophistication, formality, elegance, wealth, mystery, fear, evil, unhappiness, depth, style, evil, sadness, remorse, anger, anonymity, underground, good technical color, mourning, death (Western cultures).

EASTERN WORLD

White & Pink : favorite colour in marriage just as in the western world.

Green: Eternity, family, harmony, health, peace, posterity

Red : happiness, prosperity

Gray : helpful

Blue and purple : wealth

White: Children, helpful people, marriage, mourning, peace, purity, travel

Gold: strength, wealth

Black : evil or sadness like in the western world- black.

INTERESTING LINK :

Colors – Meaning, Symbolism and Psychology  :  http://www.squidoo.com/colorexpert

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