Learning the basics of color magick will help improve any energetic work you are doing. Color Magick is the art of knowing each colors unique properties and using them to assist you in your efforts. Furthermore, there is a wide variety of ways to incorporate color into your magickal practice daily.
BLACK is known as a banishing color. This strong color is connected to rest, transition, and protective attributes. It is often used to mark the end of a certain phase in your life. It can be used to break a bad habit or absorb any negativity. When you do a protective spell, it will often call for black candles.
BLUE is connected to the element of water. Because of this, this gentle color carries attributes like patience, powerful energy, and peace. It is used in spells that involve truth, emotional healing, and justice. Blue is known to help heal the psychic mind and bring about an awakening.
GREEN is typically used for money magick. It is a color connected to growth of any sort. This color is considered a sign of earthly well-being, prosperity, and abundance. It is used in luck-drawing spells and for bringing better health. Also, green candles are typically used for any workings that involve nature.
GREY is both white and black, which is one of the reasons why it represents neutrality. It is often used to represent balance. It can be used during protective magick spells to neutralize any negative energy that is coming your way. This color is also linked to wisdom and discernment.
GOLD is a color that is connected to the sun. When the gold candle is placed on the altar, it is often used to represent God. While a white or gray candle can be used in place of silver, there is no candle color that can really be substituted for gold. Gold is a color linked to generosity, optimism, and the sun. It is also linked to willpower, wealth, and confidence.
IVORY is a white with an undertone of earthy brown. It is used in Full Moon workings and initiations. Often, this color is used to attract abundance and luxury since it is often the color of precious items like pearls and actual ivory.
LAVENDER is considered a color of passion and innocence since it is partially made of purple and white. Lavender candles are often used for spells that involve intimacy, love, and friendship. They are used for a variety of different kinds of wishes.
ORANGE represents attributes like creativity and ambition. Because of this, orange is a popular candle color for any spell that works with career-related goals. It can also be used if you are doing a spell that involves your individuality or character.
PINK connected to all matters related to the heart. It is a color of sensuality, compassion, self-love, and well-being. Pink is used to attract the love of other people. Pink candles are also used for spells involving reconciliation or forgiveness.
PURPLE is connected to everything psychic. It is often used for astral travel or divination. This candle is the color of magic and mystery. It is used to enhance your connection to the unseen realms. In history, this candle color was once the color of royalty. Today, it is used in magic spells connected to ambition, authority, wishes and power.
RED is a symbol of power, sex, vitality, and love. It creates these qualities within you. If your spell needs fiery energy and strength, red will often be used. Often, a red candle is used with a black candle as well. The black candle gets rid of any negativity while the red candle brings in new energy. This quality is known as a reversible or dual action candle when the red and black colors are combined in one candle.
SILVER is a color that is connected to the moon. When you use it on a Wiccan altar, it is a representation of the Goddess. This candle color is connected to love, healing, psychic receptivity, rest and dreaming.
TURQUOISE is a color that is like a blue with a green tint. It is revered as a gem of the desert that looks like the color of the Caribbean’s waters. This color is known to stimulate creativity. It is linked to healing and calming attributes. This candle is also linked to the spirit of exploration. It is often used to connect with water Fae and Undines.
WHITE represents a new beginning or spiritual growth. It is a symbol of purity. This is a candle used for healing and represents Goddess or Lunar workings. Because white candles are connected to remembrance, prayer, purity, and devotion, they are often used in churches. If you cannot find the right candle color for your spell, a white candle can normally be used instead.
YELLOW connected to the powers of the mind. It is linked to the air element. This candle color is used for spells involving success in the arts or at school. It is known for enhancing intuition and focus. Often, yellow is used to improve communication in relationships. It is also used in business spells when you are looking for inspiration or new ideas.
BLACK - Crystals: obsidian, hematite, Apache tear, black onyx, zebra jasper
BLUE - sodalite, lapis lazuli, angelite, Amazonite, Celestine, blue calcite, sapphire
BROWN - Crystals: tiger’s eye, cat eye, butterscotch jasper
GREEN - Crystals: emerald, moss agate, bloodstone, green calcite, green fluorite, aventurine, jade, malachite, chrysocolla, turquoise, peridot, Amazonite
ORANGE - Crystals: carnelian, orange calcite, aragonite, peach selenite, sunstone, fire quartz
PINK - Crystals: rose quartz, agate, aventurine, mangano calcite, chalcedony, morganite, pink opal, rhodochrosite, thulite, marsh mallow
PURPLE - Crystals: amethyst, lepidolite, sugilite, jasper, tanzanite, charoite, ametrine, fluorite
RED - Crystals: ruby, jasper, cinnabar, morganite, garnet, red carnelian, red calcite, topaz
WHITE - Crystals: selenite, moonstone, calcite, white beryl, topaz, lepidolite, clear quartz, diamond
YELLOW - Crystals: citrine, lemon quartz, yellow jasper, goldstone
BLACK Herbs/Flowers: black dahlia, black magic hollyhocks, black calla lily, blackberry, pepper
BLUE Herbs/Plants: forget me not, morning glory, hydrangea, aster, delphinium, columbine, clematis, cornflower, blueberry, lotus
BROWN Herbs/plants: mare’s tail, pineapple lily, sea buckthorn, pine cones (part of tree), coconut, potato, cinnamon, pipe vine
GREEN Herbs/Plants: rosemary, mint, catnip, bay, oak, pine, grass, ivy, holly, chives, succulents, basil, literally every plant!
ORANGE Herbs/Plants: orange, tangerine, poppy, zinnia, lantana, marigold, gerbera daisy, lilium, cosmo, aloe vera, canna, red hot poker, butterfly weed, carrot, sweet potato
PINK Herbs/Plants: penta, rose, hibiscus, camellia, begonia, carnation, rosemary, hyacinth, dahlia, peony, petunia, rhododendron, yarrow, chives, echinacea, heather, raspberry
PURPLE Herbs/Plants: verbena, catmint, basil, wisteria, clematis, viola, violet, lavender, belladonna, salvia, iris, monkshood (aconite), heather, indigo, morning glory, spearmint, beautyberry, eggplant, beet, passion flower, echinacea
RED Herbs/Plants: rose, penta, pineapple sage, firecracker, strawberry, watermelon, red rooibos, chili pepper, paprika, dragon’s blood, red sweet pepper, tomato, roselle / hibiscus, eclipse sunflower
WHITE Herbs/Plants: chamomile, daisy, chrysanthemum, yarrow, feverfew, watercress, moonflower, garlic chives, heliotrope, white rose, magnolia, rosemary, jasmine, elder flower, hawthorn
YELLOW Herbs/Plants: sunflower, black eyed susan, buttercup, hibiscus, rose, daffodil, blanket flower, tulip, goldenrod, primrose, coreopsis, carolina jessamine, carnation
Most people typically associate the term LGBT with the six colour rainbow flag (red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple) It was originally introduced by Gilbert Baker in 1978 and has commonly been used as a way of showing identity or support. However, over time new colour combinations have been introduced which relate to specific types of sexual orientation enabling people to express their own sexual identity in a more personalized or individual way. Here are some of the new colour combinations and what they represent:
6 Colour Rainbow – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Blue/Purple/Hot Pink – Bisexual (person who is sexually attracted to both men and women)
Blue/Yellow/Hot Pink – Pansexual (person who is not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender or gender identity)
Purple/White/Grey/Black – Asexual (person who does not have sexual feelings or attractions)
Purple/White/Green – Genderqueer (person who identifies with neither, both or a combination of male and female genders)
The meanings associated with color in Christian worship, art, architecture, and design are summarized as follows:
Black – Said to represent the absolute, constancy, eternity, or the womb, black may also denote death, fear, and ignorance.
Blue – signifies the blue skies or the life-giving air and often signifies hope or good health. It is an alternate color for the season of Advent.
Brown – is symbolic of the earth and was often the color of a monk’s robe, signifying humility and God’s connection with the commonplace and the ordinary.
Green – symbolizes the breaking of shackles, freedom from bondage. It is the color of fertility. In the Christian context, it represents bountifulness, hope and the victory of life over death.
Orange – Symbolic of endurance and strength, orange is the color of fire and flame. it represents the red of passion tempered by the yellow of wisdom. It is the symbol of the sun.
Purple – speaks of fasting, faith, patience, and trust. It is the liturgical color used during the seasons of penance, Advent and Lent.
Red – Signifies action, fire, charity, spiritual awakening. It also glorifies the sun and the joy of life and love.
White – Purity, virginity, innocence, and birth, are symbolized with this color.
Yellow – This is the symbol of light and purity. It speaks of youth, happiness, the harvest, hospitality, love, and benevolence.