Orange – What Does it Symbolise?

Orange – What Does it Symbolise?

Think of the colour orange and you instantly think of:

  • Joy
  • Warmth
  • Heat
  • Sunshine
  • Enthusiasm
  • Success
  • Change
  • Health
  • Happiness
  • Enjoyment
  • Sexuality
  • Freedom
  • Creativity
  • Encouragement
  • Determination
  • Stimulation
  • Fun
  • Balance
  • Expression

Orange is the blending of yellow and red and as such the blending of the emotions and words of those two colours combined.

It has been proven that the colour orange can create effects such as hunger, physical and mental activity, helps with decision making and confidence, all of which you may experience when planning the wedding.

Orange is seen to represent autumn, leaves, pumpkins and Halloween.

Yellow and orange go well together and can symbolise adventure and tropics.

Orange is a colour often used in the decoration of restaurants as it aids in feeling of contentment and hunger, both of which go hand and hand in a restaurant.

There are a number of shades associated with orange and again these shades bring up different feelings.  A golden orange colour is often taken to mean wisdom, wealth, quality and a light or peach orange colour is seen as more soothing and friendly.

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

  • Pumpkin
  • Tangerine
  • Fire
  • Mandarin
  • Gold
  • Citrus
  • Copper
  • Rust
  • Flame
  • Apricot
  • Peach
  • Brass

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