Colour – Black – What Does it Symbolise?

Colour – Black – What Does it Symbolise?

If you are thinking of including black as a major colour within your wedding theme then this will be a handy article to read.  We hope you enjoy it.

Black has no colour, but is itself a colour (if that makes sense).

Black is a slimming colour when used as clothing and is seen as sleek and elegant.

The colour black is associated with and represents:

  • Power
  • Fear
  • Stength
  • Elegance
  • Death
  • Gothic
  • Aggression
  • Mourning
  • Mystery
  • Formality
  • Evil
  • Rebellion
  • Sophistication
  • Authority
  • Seriousness
  • Formal
  • Prestige
  • Grief

The colour black helps to boost confidence but can also give a feeling of loneliness and sadness.

In western countries black is the colour of death and mourning.

Teenagers use black as a colour for rebellion.

Black can be both positive and negative.

There are different shades and tints of black and just some of them are referred to as:

  • Ebony
  • Sable
  • Jet
  • Soot
  • Obsidian
  • Onyx
  • Raven
  • Charcoal
  • Ink
  • Coal
  • Midnight

Below are links to more colours:

CLICK HERE for Beige & Ivory.
CLICK HERE for Blue.
CLICK HERE for Brown.
CLICK HERE for Gold.
CLICK HERE for Grey.
CLICK HERE for Green.
CLICK HERE for Orange.
CLICK HERE for Pink.
CLICK HERE for Purple.
CLICK HERE for Silver.
CLICK HERE for White.
CLICK HERE for Yellow.

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