Color symbolism, healing color and meaning
Color can influence our emotions, our actions and how we respond to various people, things and ideas. Much has been studied and written about color and its impact on our daily lives. Jewelry is a fabulous way of wearing your healing or expressing your color. Unlike your clothes your jewelry will last a life time plus
3rd Chakra - Manipura - Solar Plexus (Below the ribs but
above the navel)
Element - Fire, Ego identity, oriented to self-definition
The color Yellow instills - Wisdom, Intellect, Enthusiasm,
Aligned with planet Mars and the Sun
Personal power and fulfilment, abundance, courage and
The color Yellow has stood for wisdom and intellect
throughout the ages. It aids logic, memory, concentration, will - power and
Yellow is full of creative and intellectual energy. A
"sun color", it makes us feel happy and optimistic. People that
suffer from seasonal disorders and become depressed in winter months should try
adding some yellow to their wardrobe and environment. It lifts the soul.
Creativity - Expansive and free to do and be all that we can
be. Helps you feel expressive, curious, and experimental.
It helps you go through changes, such as adjusting to a new
job, or moving to a new place, or new school.
Cheerful, joyful, and friendly, yellow promotes optimism.
Yellow stones, such as Amber and Citrine, help in overcoming
When this Chakra is blocked we experience: Shame, anger,
fear, bitterness, resentment, prejudice and hate.
Yellow Spiritually Effects - Personal power, strength, sense
of self worth, transformation, courage and laughter
Yellow Physically Effects - Stimulates nervous system,
metabolic rate, calms the stomach and digestive system, aids eczema and other
skin problems, pancreas and liver
Too much yellow, and we can develop the inability to focus,
or complete one task at a time, and even become critical and demanding. We can
become workaholics, and overly judgmental of others.
Other traits are perfectionist thinking, inability to relax,
mentally bullying, always planning and never manifesting, and stubbornness.
Not Enough Yellow
Too little yellow, and we can feel isolated and develop low
self esteem, lack courage to try new things, and become insecure and depressed.
We blame others when things do not go our way. A lack of yellow could result in
becoming rigid, cunning, possessive, defensive, and emotionally aloof.
The most effective way to add the power of yellow or correct
a balance in the 3rd Chakra is thru adding natural yellow crystals and
gemstones to your everyday wardrobe so they are close to you for several hours
at a time and touching your skin, (the pulse points: ears, wrists, ankles, and neckline)
and thus effecting your aura and Solar Plexus Chakra. This is much more
effective than carrying stones in your purse or pocket, or placing them in your
environment. For direct healing, the jewellery can be placed on the Solar
Plexus Chakra itself.
The color pink the universal
color of love and compassion.
love, compassion, affection, friendship, kindness, romance,
caring, nurturing, tenderness, awareness of deepest feelings, unconditional
love of self and others, harmony, feminine energy, receptive, yin, inner peace,
loyalty, tolerance, faithfulness, motherhood, youthfulness, enthusiasm,
happiness, softness, unselfish emotions, spiritual healing, infatuation,
relaxation, relieve tension, emotional healing, charm and personal magnetism.
Pink is the color of peace.
People who love the color pink usually are either in a
blissful state or looking for one. They want to draw the little smiley faces on
everything. The perpetual smile on pink personality faces can grow thin when
you are not in the same blissful state they are.
Truly loving everyone, they try to see the best in others.
If they don't find something good in a person, there has to be a very good
explanation in the pink personalities mind as to why not.
Those who have this
personality quietly study the best way to approach problems and then act on
their thoughts. Because they tend to research ideas this way, they may be seen
as slow but they are anything but slow.
Pinks are youthful looking and usually have translucent
skin. They see the world through rose
colored glasses. The truth of the matter
is that it might be nice if we could all put those glasses on now and then.
They are shy, very intelligent, hardworking people who wish
they were more a part of the mainstream but are frightened of moving too
Pink personalities watch what they do or say because they
are afraid that others may see them in a harsh light. They try to make everyone
Others notice their wonderful senses of humor, though the
pink personality may not laugh aloud. Some may even say they have a dry sense
Pink is the color of universal love and compassion.
Emotional love of self and others. Brings you in contact
with your feelings of caring, tenderness, self-worth and love, acceptance.
Heals grief and sadness. Smoothes difficulties in both
romantic and family relationships and assists with self-esteem and self-love.
Pink is a combination of red and white. The quality of
energy in pink is determined by how much red is present. White is the potential
for fullness, while red helps you to achieve that potential. Pink combines
Wear pink when you are around people you care about and that
care about you, or if you want to smooth over or encourage the one to one
relationship, whether it be friendship or romantic love.
Pink suggests softness, sweetness, innocence, youthfulness,
tenderness, romance, nurturing, friendship, femininity, soft and kind people. A
pink carnation means "I will never forget you.”
Both red and pink denote love but while red is hot passion,
pink is romantic and charming. Use pink to convey playfulness (hot pink
flamingoes) and tenderness (pastel pinks). Multiple shades of pink and light
purple or other pastels used together maintain the soft, delicate, and playful
nature of pink. Add strength with darker shades of pinks and purple and
Pale pink : sweetness of youth, fragility. Vibrant pinks :
high spirits, energy, youth
Using Pink with Other Colors:
All shades of pink get sophisticated when combined with
black or gray or medium to darker shades of blue. Use light pink with other
pastel shades for a cheerful, spring like feel. Pink and purple has feminine
appeal. Medium to dark green with pink is also a sharp-looking combo.
Although this was intended for web development the color coordination ideas can be used for coordinating your Jewelry combinations in to your wardrobe. To create your own fashion that is pleasing to the eye and your mood. ++ Click Image to Enlarge ++
Source: The Art of Color Coordination
Once you understand color, it's relatively easy to create a Jewelry wardrobewhere every item makes you look your best and ties
in well with each other. It can be extremely rewarding and once you understand
which colors suit you, you can start to add in others and still look great!
Particularly in the working world, the colors you choose to
wear can send a message about the type of you personality you have.
·Wear dark color gems and beads to convey authority and power.
Some dark colors include black and navy blue.
·Wear pastel colors to seem relaxed and friendly.
Some pastel colors include light green and light purple
·Mix color gems and beads to convey creativity. Make sure to
combine colors that match and complement each other well, such as purple and
·Wear red gems and beads for all of your personality traits.
Reds tend to vary on the message they send across. Burgundy conveys
sophistication, while blue-red conveys assertiveness. An orange-red would be
worn by someone who is lively.
·Wear pink gems and beads to convey an open heart. People who
wear pink, regardless of gender, appear approachable and capable of loving
·Wear white gems and beads to symbolize a new beginning.
Wearing whites can symbolize cleaning and offer a fresh, bright new outlook.
·Wear yellows to display warmth and optimism.
This color carries the same healing qualities that are associated with the sun,
and are associated with optimism and light.
·Wear oranges to display high energy. Orange is a
bold color that can make you feel quite playful. It's also a color that has a
great deal of sexual energy to it.
·Wear winter colored gems and beads if you're a brunette.
Winters are usually brunettes with pale or olive skin. They lean towards deep
and rich colors.
·Wear spring colored gems and beads if you have pale skin. Springs
have pale skin and eyes and either golden or strawberry blonde hair. They look
best in bright colors.
·Wear summer colored gems and beads if you have blond hair.
Summers have blonde hair and pale skin. They lean towards more demure and muted
·Wear autumns if you have ruddy skin tone.
Autumns can be red-heads, have black hair or a combination of blond and brown
hair, and usually have a ruddy skin tone. They can wear oranges, browns and
·Blond hair and blue eyes. Blues, blue-greens,
light greens and turquoises are very flattering.
·Blond hair and green eyes. Greens, oranges and
blues are cute.
·Blond hair and hazel/brown eyes. Browns,
purples, reds, pinks and oranges are ideal.
·Blond hair, gray eyes. Any color except light
yellows will look great.
·Brown hair and blue eyes. Reds, oranges, pinks
and yellows are nice.
·Brown hair and green eyes. Anything from the
above category and green will work.
·Brown hair and hazel/brown eyes. Earth and dark
tones and light blues will look good.
·Brown hair and gray eyes. Any shade of blue,
purple, black and grays are awesome
·Red hair and blue/gray eyes. Light oranges,
purples, black and green are flattering.
·Red hair and green/hazel/brown eyes. Any shade
of purple, dark and light greens, black, and earthy colors are cool.
·Dark hair. You will look good in almost any
·Don't worry about what other people might think
of your personal. Confidence is the best look on anyone.
Associated organs to this chakra are the throat, lungs and the endocrine gland is the thyroid gland. The upper digestive tract can be affected by imbalance in this area. The Throat Chakra, controls the throat, thyroid, parathyroid, lungs, mouth. Blue allows for the freedom of expression, both verbally and artistically.
Blue is the color of the Aquarian age, it combats fear and belong to the throat. It is therefore a communication by voice color helping you to speak your truth. If you need to calm your mind and nerves If you have throat problems Help you sleep if you cannot sleep If you have menstrual problems Good for eye, ear, nose, throat problems if you have had a shock to lower your fever if you have a fever It helps with the easy flow of communication either with other people or listening to your own thoughts and feelings.
Offers reliability, gentleness, kindness, integrity, honesty, loyalty, endurance and commitment. If you need a promotion at work, or just an extra cuddle from someone choose to wear it and it will help you to speak for yourself and be heard. The color of safety, rest and relaxation and also a very good general healing color. Blue relates to self expression. Speech, communication, the ability to communicate our needs and requirements. Spirit of truth and purpose. Some associated problems relating to the throat chakra are: Thyroid problems - over active/ under-active; Anorexia nervosa this is a multi-chakra problem, but has a strong connection to the throat chakra; asthma; bronchitis; hearing problems; tinnitus - may also be connected to problems with the brow chakra; problems of the upper digestive tract; mouth ulcers, sore throats, tonsillitis. Positive aspects of the color Blue loyal, tactful, trustworthy, peaceful Negative aspects of the color blue (if there is any ) unfaithful, untrustworthy, self-righteous, cold. Using Blue
BLUE is Calming, relaxing and healing.. Also the colour of communication. Can be used in any rooms except those used for physical activity or play Hope you enjoyed the blog today on the Color blue www.jordansjewelrydesigns.com
The Spiritual Meaning of ColorsAura Colors, Healing Colors
increased enthusiasm and interest
action and confidence to go after your dreams
protection from fears and anxieties
Red gem stone properties
Chakra associated with Red:
Colors are one of the most beautiful and also one of the most under-appreciated aspects of the physical realm. We are surrounded by colors, but how often do we notice the numerous subtleties in the myriad shades.
Spiritually, color can impart both information - as in aura colors, and energy - as in healing. The aura is the spiritual energy field surrounding living beings which is "visible" to the psychically sensitive.
This short article presents the meanings generally associated with the most common colors. Use these meanings as a starting point in your own explorations. We are each unique individuals and colors may hold different meanings for us than for others, just as a piece of music inspires different feelings in different people.
Use colors to promote those qualities you wish to emphasize. Use them in your surroundings for qualities you wish to emphasize permanently. Wear clothes of appropriate colors to promote those qualities in a particular situation. You can also use colors simply by visualizing them, whether to promote their qualities or to exploit their healing energy for yourself or others.
Red symbolizes energy, passion, strength, courage, physical activity, creativity, warmth, and security. It is also associated with aggression. In healing, use red to bring warmth and burn out disease. Red is a powerful color and should be used in moderation. In the aura red signifies materialism, materialistic ambition, a focus on sensual pleasures and a quick temper.
Red is the warmest of all colors.
Red is the color most chosen by extroverts and one of the top picks of males. On the negative side red can mean temper or anger. In China, red is the color of prosperity and joy. Brides wear red and front doors are often painted red. Red is Tuesday's color. Red roses symbolize passionate love. Ruby rings should be worn on the left hand. Red is the color of Mars. This planet is known as the God of War.
Red is associated with fiery heat and warmth. It can also mean danger (burning).
Red is the color of blood, and as such has strong symbolism as life and vitality. It brings focus to the essence of life and living with emphasis on survival. Red is also the color of passion and lust.
Put some red in your life when you want:
Red gemstones can be used to strengthen the body, promote will power and courage, add vitality, overcome sexual dysfunctions. Carry or place red gemstones around your home or office to stimulate vitality and energy.
Wear a red accent piece when you want to present yourself as bold and dynamic. It can boost your confidence if you are attending a function or interview where you feel unsure of yourself. If a woman wears a red dress it usually is associated with sex appeal.
Red is the color associated with the Root Chakra at the base of the spine (animal or base nature). This chakra deals with life at the level of practicality. It is responsible for maintaining the body's heat and has a relationship with the circulatory system.
Turquoise (is a bluish-green): River of God, sanctification, healing, life-giving
flow of the Holy Spirit, the New Jerusalem.
The color turquoise has healing properties that affects the mind and the body. Turquoise is believed to help neutralize over acidity, increase growth and muscular strength, and alleviate gout, stomach problems, viral infections, rheumatism. Turquoise also is believed to be an anti-inflammatory that also helps to enhance communication skills, and calm the mind and body.
Turquoise helps to open the lines of communication between
the heart and the spoken word. It presents as a friendly and happy color
In color psychology, turquoise controls and heals the
emotions creating emotional balance and stability. In the process it can appear
to be on an emotional roller coaster, up and down, until it balances itself.
A combination of blue and a small amount of yellow, it fits
in on the color scale between green and blue. It radiates the peace, calm and
tranquility of blue and the balance and growth of green with the uplifting
energy of yellow
his is a color that recharges our spirits during times of
mental stress and tiredness, alleviating feelings of loneliness. You only have
to focus on the color turquoise, whether on a wall or clothing and you feel
instant calm and gentle invigoration, ready to face the world again!
It is a great color to have around you, particularly in an
emergency, as it helps with clear thinking and decision-making. It assists in
the development of organizational and management skills. It influences rather
than preaching and demanding.
This is a good color to aid concentration and clarity of
thought for public speakers as it calms the nervous system, gives control over
speech and expression, and builds confidence. Print your speech notes on
turquoise and every time you glance down you will feel the effects of the
It heightens levels of creativity and sensitivity; it is
good at multi-tasking, becoming bored if forced to focus on one thing only.
Sometimes thinking can become scattered if surrounded by too much of this
Turquoise encourages inner healing through its ability to
enhance empathy and caring. It heightens our intuitive ability and opens the
door to spiritual growth. It is the color of the evolved soul.
The color turquoise can also be self-centered, tuning in to
its own needs above all others. At the same time, it can help us to build our
self-esteem and to love ourselves, which in turn supports our ability to love
others unconditionally. At its most extreme it can be boastful and
Although it is self-sufficient, it fears being alone and can
become aloof and unapproachable when this occurs, making the situation worse.
Turquoise has strong powers of observation and perception
and can be quite discriminating. It has the ability to identify the way
forward, the way to success, balancing the pros and cons, the right and wrong,
of any situation. It is a good color to use when you are stuck in a rut and
don't know which
This is a color that can sometimes be impractical and
idealistic and remote from emotional reactions, appearing excessively cool,
calm and collected.
Too much of this color in your life may give you an
overactive mind and create emotional imbalance, making you either
over-emotional or non-emotional.
Too little turquoise in your life may cause you to withhold
your emotions, resulting in secrecy and confusion about your direction in life.
From a negative perspective, the meaning of the color
turquoise relates to being either over-emotional or non-emotional, lacking
communication skills, being unreliable and deceptive.
Turquoise is the color of communication, self awareness and
Turquoise has more to do with feeling and creative
expression than with rational thought.
The color of a Turquoise will make you feel happy and relaxed,
for it combines the light blue of the sky with the invigorating green of the
Shades of cyan, aquamarine, and turquoise are livelier than
our peaceful true blues, but just as soothing. A gaze into Caribbean waters
will affirm this. These blues relax and refresh the body and mind. They
encourage us to get out in the fresh air, sunshine, and water.
Lighter shades of turquoise has a feminine appeal. Teal has
a darker, somewhat more sophisticated look.