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8 Colours And What They Symbolise

Colours

 

We all have our favourite colours.  These colours, however, symbolises different things. They all have some hidden meanings attached to them.

The question is, how well do you know your colours?

Below are some of the colours and the meanings attached to them:

Red

Red

The colour red is a color of extremes. It is  the color of passionate love, seduction, violence, danger, anger, and adventure.

Yellow

Yellow

In addition, colour yellow is recognised as the colour of happiness, optimism, enlightenment and creativity.

There is a dark side of yellow and it symbolises cowardice, betrayal, egoism, and madness. Furthermore, yellow is the color of caution and physical illness (jaundice, malaria, and pestilence).

Blue

Colour Blue

The Blue colour is the favourite colour of so many people.  The different shades of blue symbolises different things. Most of the time, blue conveys a sense of trust, loyalty, cleanliness, and understanding.

Similarly, dark blue a symbol of trust, dignity, intelligence, and authority. Bright blue: cleanliness, strength, dependability, coolness. (Light (sky) blue: peace, serenity, ethereal, spiritual, infinity

Green

Green

Furthermore, Green signifies growth, rebirth, and fertility. However, In China, Green may symbolize infidelity. A green hat symbolizes that a man’s wife is cheating on him. In Israel, green may symbolize bad news.

Purple

Purple

Colour purple symbolises magic, mystery, spirituality, the sub-conscious, creativity, dignity, royalty.

Variations of purple convey different meanings:

Light purples are light-hearted, floral, and romantic. The dark shades are more intellectual and dignified.

The negative meanings of purple are decadence, conceit, and pomposity.

Likewise, Purple is a colour of mourning in some culture.

Pink

Pink

Equally important, the colour pink is considered by so many as feminine, this may be because of what it represents. it symbolises love, care, tenderness, acceptance and calm.

White

White

This colour signifies; reverence, purity, birth, simplicity, cleanliness, peace, humility, precision, innocence, youth, winter, snow, good, sterility. In Western cultures, marriage and death in Eastern cultures.

Black

Black

The colour black is recognised in all parts of the world, this colour symbolises; power, sexuality, sophistication, formality, elegance, wealth, mystery, fear, evil, unhappiness, depth, style, sadness, remorse, anger, anonymity, underground, mourning, death,  austerity and detachment.

What other colours do you know and what do they signify. Drop your comments in the comment section.

 

 

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