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Rose Color Meanings
Giving roses as gifts are a Valentine’s Day tradition.
Here is a list of some of the meanings of rose colors.
RED True love, Passion, Love, Respect, Romance, Congratulations
Red roses are very traditional. They represent love and passion. They are a very eloquent gift of congratulations. A single red rose means ‘I love you’ or a person has very strong feeling for another. They communicate everlasting love.
Give a Red Rose to show true love, passion or the highest congratulations.
BLUE Mystery, Impossible, Unattainable
Blue Roses are not naturally found therefore they represent the imaginary or fantasy. Blue is the color of the sky and water. Reach for the sky for an impossible relationship or the depths of the ocean with a vastly deep one. Much thought goes into a blue rose.
Give a Blue Rose to a seemingly unattainable or complex crush.
WHITE Eternal love, Innocence, Virtue, Purity, Worthiness, Happy Love
White Roses represent innocence and purity, like an angel. Brides carry white roses to express their worthiness of pure heart and everlasting love. White represents the innocence of a new relationship.
Give a White Rose to show appreciation of pure intentions.
YELLOW Friendship, Apology, Caring, Happness
Yellow expresses happiness and joy. A new start – therefore great for an apology. Shows friendship and makes a nice ‘thank you’ flower. Coveys warmth, joy and frienship.
Give a Yellow Rose to express friendship or to celebrate a happy new event.
PINK Gratitude, Gentleness, Youth, Sweetness, Romance
Pink blush of a young girl’s cheeks, the softness of the rose petal itself is how we perceive the pink rose. Pink is a romantic color with less intensity than red. A sweet and gentle love. A pink rose is also a graceful way of saying ‘thank you’.
Give a Pink Rose to convey a message of a sweet or romantic love.
PURPLE Love at First Sight, Enchantment, Magical, beautiful
The purple rose represents love at first sight. The giver of this rose has fallen quickly in love and is very enchanted with this new person. The feelings are very magical. Purple roses include the color lavender. Also, to show a person you think they are beautiful.
Give a Purple Rose to express that you believe in love at first sight.
BLACK Death, Farewell, Rejuvenation or Regrowth
The color black is sometimes misunderstood. Black roses are associated with death. Death does not always mean the physical death of a being. Mos of the time it means the end of something. At the end of the night there is always a bright new dawn.
Give a Black Rose to symbolize the ending of something.
ORANGE Desire, Fascination, Enthusiasm
Orange is a mixture between the yellow friendship and passion of red. Orange roses express the enthusiasm and fascination of a new, blooming relationship. Desire to take the warmth of orange to the next level of red hot fire.
Give an Orange Rose to show your fascination and desire about the relationship.
Pantone states that” Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange, continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward. It’s warm, uplifting, and energizing, and it happens to look great with almost every skin tone. ”
About the PANTONE Color of the Year
The color of the year selection is a very thoughtful process. To arrive at the selection, Pantone quite literally combs the world looking for color influences. This can include the entertainment industry and films that are in production, traveling art collections, hot new artists, popular travel destinations and other socio-economic conditions. Influences may also stem from technology, availability of new textures and effects that impact color, and even upcoming sports events that capture worldwide attention.
For more than a decade, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design.
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COMMONLY ACCEPTED CANDLE COLORS FOR SYMBOLIC VIBRATIONAL INFLUENCES
WHITE…….symbolizes Purity, Truth, Spiritual Strength, Power & Innocence. Also used for Departed Souls and contacting Spirits. Also burned for Our Lady of Mercy and God Obatala.
RED…….symbolizes Passion, Health, Energy (including sexual), Vigor & the return of Lost Lovers. Used for short-term love affairs and one night stands. Also burned for St. Barbara, Sacred Heart of Jesus and God Chango.
LIGHT BLUE…….symbolizes Tranquility, Coolness, Calmness, Clarity of Thought and Perception.
MEDIUM BLUE…….symbolizes Peace and Spiritual Fortitude. Used to thwart your lover/mate from “playing around”. Also burned for the Virgin Mary, and Goddess Yemaya.
DARK BLUE…….symbolizes deep mental thought and intense spiritual devotion. Can also be used to make someone moody or depressed, so use with care!
YELLOW (golden sunflower to lemon yellow, non-metallic)…….symbolizes attraction, captivating, drawing, cheerfulness. Can also be used in money rituals, make you “dream true” and in honor of Goddess Ochun.
PURPLE…….symbolizes power of control, psychic and metaphysical mastery, occult studies, ability to spiritually control others. Also burned for St Lazarus (San Lazaro) and for Babalueye.
GREEN…….symbolizes money, wealth, financial and business success, good crops, harvest.
ORANGE…….symbolizes stimulating mental and physical energy, brain clearing, happiness, encouraging energy.
GOLDEN BROWN…….symbolizes assertiveness, definite energy, unhesitating aggressiveness.
MEDIUM BROWN…….symbolizes wavering, hesitancy, a pause in the action. Also used for court cases and to honor St.
RUSSET BROWN…….symbolizes uncertainty in love because it has the vibrational influences of the red color in it.
PINK…….symbolizes romance and affection. Use this color when you want a long lasting relationship, not a short-term affair.
CRIMSON…….same as red but with the added energy vibrations of gold.
GARNET…….same as red but with the added vibrational energy of blue.
SILVER (metallic)…….symbolizes dissolving negativity and becoming victorious in your efforts. Good overtakes Evil.
GOLD (metallic)…….symbolizes bringing in wealth and prosperity in great mass.
Please note: These colors listed here are a general guide for the use of color in burning for a specific purpose. Cultural and regional influences may alter you own personal belief in the use of certain candle colors. Please meditate and consider all choices of color when burning candles for a specific purpose.
This selection is an exerpt from the e-book, “Burning the Candles to the Saints for Love, Money and Success”, by Jacqueline Mathers
Begin by getting comfortable and doing breathing exercises or whatever you do to clear your mind and calm yourself.
Breathe in and fill yourself with each breath with a specific color of the spectrum, visualizing it as brighter and brighter each time (not lighter; by brighter, I mean more intense)
Fill your mind with these colors as you breathe:
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo (bluish-purple) and violet.
Go through these colors at whatever pace feels comfortable to you.
Play relaxing music to let you mind float into color meditation.
The feng shui compass breaks a room down into eight areas:
N – Business Success
NE – Knowledge
E – Family, health,
SE – Wealth
S – Fame, Fortune
SW - Love, Marriage
W – Children
NW – Helpful Supportive People
Turquoise or Aqua – use in NE to enhance knowledge and wisdom. Use in E to promote family harmony, health and vitality.
Brown – use brown, beige or tan to represent youth, prosperity, family, harmony, nutrition, strength, growth and vitality.
Blue – use (especially ultramarine) in N to attract business success. Use in E to enhance family, harmony and health. Do not use blue in SW or NE.
Black – use in N to enhance business success, career and new beginnings. Do not combine it with yellow or use it in SW or NE. Do not use black in bedrooms or on the walls or ceilings or any room.
Gold Metallic – use metallic gold in the W to enhance children’s fame, creativity, success, travel, and interests outside the home. Do not use metallic gold in bedrooms. It will destroy health and harmony. Do not use in E or SE.
Gold Nonmetallic – Use nonmetallic gold in NE to enhance wisdom, knowledge and scholarly success. Use in SW to enhance marriage, motherhood, love and relationships. Do not use in the N which represents business and career success.
Green – use in S for protection from evil. Do not use green in SW or NE. Put green items in SE of the living room for prospetity.
Gray – use in NW, N and W to enhance supportive people, benefactors, mentors, international trade, trips, travel and interests outside the home. Do not use in E or SE.
Orange – use in SW to promote motherhood, romance, love, relationships and marriage. Do not use orange in N.
Peach – Use peach if you are a single woman seeking a good husband. Use peach in abundance in your unmarried daughter’s bedroom so she will marry well. Pictures of peonies or pictures with peach color should be placed outside the bedroom. Do not use peach in your bedroom if you are already married. This color will activate your partner;s roving eye or heart causing infidelity.
Pink – use in S and SW areas of a single woman’s bedroom to powerfully represent romance, love and marrage.
Purple – use in E for harmony, prosperity, family and health. Use in SE to promote wealth and prospetity. In Feng shui purple represents knowledge, wisdom, intelligence wealth, and spirituality. Put purple chrysanthemums in SE for wealth and prosperity.
Red – use in any form in S. Use for newlyweds, brides, birthdays, and baby blankets. Use red hearts and silk flowers in the SW, the area of love and romance. Red protects from bad luck and evil. It represents fame, fortune, joy, festivity, longevity, summer, and passion. Tie two red cords or ribbons inside your bedroom on the doorknob if you would like to attract a serious partner. Too much red in a bedroom will disturb rest. If your front entrance faces S, plant red flowers in the ground or in pots on both sides. This provides protection to your family.
Yellow – use on SW wall of your bedroom to symbolize motherhood. Use yellow objects in SW to activate love, romance, relationships and marrage.
White – use on W and NW walls of your bedroom to symbolize fatherhood.
The meaning of the color ORANGE is primarily Energy, Social, and Appetite.
All things Stimulating and Confident.
Positive of Orange
Orange is extremely social and extroverted. Orange gives the energy of optimism and courage.
Orange simulates the appetite for food and for life. Juicy like a lemon and sweet like an apple.
Orange traits are energy, excitement, and fun. It stimulates the creativity. Orange creates excitement, fun and an energetic celebration. It adds a glow to a room and a zest for life. Orange is the combination energy of red without the aggression and the freshness of yellow.
Orange is associated with autumn leaves and fields and harvest time. It is a reminder of a flame that is warm, enchanting and captivating.
Because orange is a great anti-depressant, it helps with sadness, and releases anxieties. We can bring joy into our workday with orange. Orange helps remove inhibitions and limitations. Orange can lift your spirits. It represents movement and action. It promotes the energy to achieve, create, express and explore.
Because orange is so enthusiastic is encourages a flamboyant playfulness. An outgoing color to catapult you out of boredom. It is a great color for entertaining and dining areas. Orange stimulates talking, dancing and having fun.
Negative of Orange
Too much Orange could lead of over simulation. Orange is not ideal if you are over stressed or easily agitated. Too much orange can result in silly and irresponsible behavior.
Since orange stimulates the appetite it is a bad color choice to have in your kitchen if you are trying to slim down.
Orange may be associated with Halloween, danger or warnings, or inexpensive items. It grabs your attention but then cheapens the message.
Orange can sometimes psychologically jolt subconscious feelings of over-bearing, superficial, and insincerity.