PERFECT PURPLE - THE COLOR OF ROYALTY
inNovember 9, 2012 - 4:17am
Ahhhh...purple. The color associated with royalty. It symbolizes power, and nobility and conveys a feeling a wealth and extravagance by those who wear it. Purple is also associated with creativity and seems to have many mystic qualities attached to it.
But most of all, purple is a very popular color with clothing and jewelry designers. And this time of the year, with the cooler days, it is seen out in force in the deepest and most dramatic shades of purple out there.
Here are some facts about the the color from around the globe and through the times:
* In Thailand, a widow mourns her husbands death by wearing the color purple.
* To those in Japan, the color purple signifies wealth and position
* Early Romans associate the color purple with the Caesars
* Egyptians consider that the color purple denotes virtue and faith/
What do you think of when you see the color purple? Is it just a color to you, or does it mean something else?
Written by Carol Speake
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