Purple is the new “it” color…
Having either purple or violet as your favorite color means you are sensitive and compassionate, understanding and supportive, thinking of others before yourself – you are the person others come to for help.
Purple or violet gemstones are believed to increase your imagination, remove perceived spiritual obstacles, calm confrontations, and re-energize the learning of new things.
Different shades, tints, and hues of purple have different meanings. Light purple hues represent feminine energy and delicacy, as well as romantic and nostalgic feelings. Bright purple hues suggest riches and royalty
With a sense of mystic and royal qualities, purple is a color often well liked by the very creative.
The color purple is a rare occurring color in nature and as a result is often seen as having sacred meaning.
- The purple in the U.S. military Purple Heart award represents courage. The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the United States armed forces who have been wounded in action.
- In Tibet, amethyst is considered to be sacred to Buddha and rosaries are often fashioned from it.
- A man with the rank of Roman Emperor was referred to as “The Purple” — a name that came from the color of the robe he wore.
- In Japan, the color purple signifies wealth and position.
- Purple was the royal color of the Caesars.
- In pysanky, the traditional Ukrainian form of egg dying, purple speaks of fasting, faith, patience, and trust.
- Purple denotes virtue and faith in Egypt.
- In Tudor Britain, violet was the color of mourning, as well as the color of religious fervor.
- Traditionally, in Iran, purple is a color of what is to come. A sun or moon that looks purple during an eclipse is an omen of bloodshed within the year.
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