Purple – What Does it Symbolise?

Purple – What Does it Symbolise?

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

The colour purple is associated with and represents:

  • Independence
  • Royalty
  • Luxury
  • Ambition
  • Wealth
  • Creativity
  • Dignity
  • Devotion
  • Pride
  • Nobility
  • Power
  • Extravagance
  • Wisdom
  • Grandeur
  • Peace
  • Mystery
  • Magic
  • Freedom

Purple has an uplifting effect on mind and body and can calm nerves, create a feeling of spirituality and increases sensitivity, imagination and creativity.

Light purple or lavender is seen as a feminine and graceful colour and is associated with wealth and women.  If only wearing that would make us that.

If you have to much purple it can bring out the qualities of being irritable, impatient and arrogant.

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

  • Mauve
  • Violet
  • Lavender
  • Puce
  • Orchid
  • Magenta
  • Amethyst
  • Pomegranate
  • Mulberry
  • Lilac
  • Plum
  • Thistle
  • Royal
  • Eggplant
  • Wine

Below are links to more colours:

Beige & Ivory
Black
Blue
Brown
Gold
Grey
Green
Orange
Pink
Red
Silver
White
Yellow

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