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Color Correspondences
By CinnamonMoon

While I can't do a complete color definition at this time, I can share some of my own resource notes that may prove helpful to some of you who have been showing interest in this field of study...such as they are.

Somberness, the unknown, night, fear, the womb comfort, night, evil, loss, discord, confusion. High understanding in a quiet way. Formality and convention. Dignity without false pride, commanding respect. Dynamic, enabling driving home facts and purposes emphatically. Strength. Gloom. Positive: protection, birth, magic. Negative: secretiveness, sacrifice.

Womb, protection, spirituality, truth, sensitivity mixed with fervor, eagerness to do the right thing. Devotion, good friendships but formally so; self-sufficiency, aloof nature that is "cooler". Cooperative natures. Business, social, and educational energies. Thinking. Positive: happiness, calm, truth. Negative: depression, loneliness.

Sky blue:
moodiness with ranges from azure to that of midnight skies, inconsistent *shades*, from deep depression to high aspiration and optimism.

Indigo/Ultramarine blue:
Leans less to devotion and more to affection. Outlets for ideals by helping others. Occasional moodiness.

Azure blue:
Leans toward foregoing the world and dedication to noble causes. Token of unselfish focus and spiritual interests.

Light blue:
Tranquility, understanding, patience, and health.

Dark blue:
Impulsiveness, depression, changeability.

Navy blue:
Strength, faithfulness, trust, consistency of purpose. Self-sufficiency in a cooperative way. Reliability.

Hearth and home, earth energies, happiness in the home, hesitation, uncertainty, neutrality. Firmness, definition, grounding, plain and practical in nature. Plodding to success, solidity, plain-spoken honesty, can cloud matters if going muddy. If dull and reddish it betokens sensual trends.

Medium brown
shows a grasping personality.

Dark brown
indicates an irascible, fault-finding temper. Positive: grounded, new growth. Negative: lack of discrimination.

Fertility, regeneration, renewal, active energy, money, luck. Nature, adaptable to circumstances, sympathetic, sentimental, companionship, slow to anger, restrained in action, firm and immutable as nature itself. Power that grows slowly but is formidable. Friendly and determined. Conformistic nature, but in unique ways. Positive: growth, healing, abundance. Negative: uncertain, miserly, greed.

Emerald green:
Is a strong and rich hue. It is the most volatile expression of this color. It raises adaptability to the status of adventure with powerful vibrations of vigor. Lends the ability to make the most of situations in forthright and indomitable ways that will sway sentiment and sympathy.

Olive green:
Is weak, and lends to avoidance of issues, the seeking of excuses. Evasive, unable to express or help in a given situation.

Apple green:
Is happier, hopeful, pleasing, striving for the sympathy that characterizes green itself but is overly sentimental.

Sea green:
Carries envy, cunning, and defeats its own purpose.

Sickness, discord, cowardice, anger, jealousy.

Attraction, heat, pulling influences, encouragement, adaptability, stimulation. A color of high aspiration, pride, self-sufficiency. Direct manner and approach brings impressive appearances of strength. High-minded, restrained, social, popularity, overcoming opposition, inventive abilities, contentment, confidence, ability to recognize limitations, intelligence, and logic. Positive: warmth, joy, creativity. Negative: pride, agitation, worry.

Regal authority, command, mystical command, passion of a spiritual nature, tension, ambition, business progress, power. Royalty, pomp and ceremony predominate. Swayed by success, high-achievers, gratification of superiority. Prestige and power and living up to it.

Magenta purple:
Practical as well as pompous nature. Down to earth attitudes. Ability to couple lofty notions with practical results. Showing off.

Violet purple:
Grandeur and importance, high ideals (can be overly so), ritual vs. devotion. Pronounced self-esteem and influence over others; vanity can be undoing. Avoidance of criticism; idealistic to the point of perfectionism; soothing and harmonious for meditation. Literary, artistic, dramatic abilities. Highly imaginative, increased self-satisfaction, conceit if on the negative tint. Yearning for the mystical, twilight timesk, transitions, and turning fantasy into reality. Positive: alchemy, humility, spirit. Negative: obsession, misunderstood.

Lavender purple:
Mild in nature, sweetness, precious and precise manners. Self-centered and intense to the point of exacting. Willingness to overlook small things in favor of larger goals. Affectation.

Passion, sexual love, strength, anger, health, vigor, bravery, revenge, exhilaration. Turbulent energies in motion, and should be used with caution for that reason. Red is the most forceful of colors, containing a constantly active urge. It does not necessarily denote a headstrong nature as it can be cool and calculating as well as vigorous. It represents virility, challenge, primitive urges, brute force, heroes and heroines, reflection of one's nature magnified. Positive: sex, passion, strength. Negative: anger, aggression, impulse.

Maroon red:
Is a deeper hue reflecting stamina and strength, purpose, restraint, a fighting spirit in the face of adversity. If it leans to the brownish tones it reflects mundane affairs and selfish actions.

Crimson red:
Is optimistic, go-getter traits. Challenging and competitive in nature, eager for success or championing a cause. Action and aggression on intellectual levels, higher achievements. Ability to sway opinion. Affectionate disposition.

Scarlet red:
Is impassioned and attraction but often tied to spite. Sudden bursts of temper, actions that lack purpose, restlessness, superficial attitudes or views, selfish urges, vivacious too.

Pink red:
Reflects perfect love, platonic love, friendship and family (passion of red and purity of white), honor, morality. Love over mere affection, willingness to serve and help others, softened natures, delicate and easily hurt but with quick recovery.

Serenity, peace, calmness, purity, sincerity, neutrality, fastidiousness, caution for details and manners. Understanding of others. Compassion. Sincere, fair, can be overly critical. Positive: purity, sharing, truth. Negative: scattered, overextended.

Cancellation, neutrality, stalemate. Uncertainty, fear to false bravado to selfishness. Strict conformity with self-effacing results, biding time before pressing interests at the expense of others. With a silver tinge it becomes stronger, more constant, gaining finer qualities. Positive: initiation, imagination. Negative: imbalance, secretiveness.

Warmth, happiness, well-being, healing, courage, attraction, persuasion, confidence, strength, intellectuality, dispels evil, scientific minds, artistry. Wisdom restrained by caution. Creativity, retiring natures, wishful thinking, timidity toward risk-taking if pale in hue.

Dull yellow
is selfish, introspective to a fault. Brownish hue brings a muddy feeling to bear.

Gold yellow:
Riches, abundance, self-confidence, personal success, confidence, charm. Positive: communication, optimism, inspiration. Negative: needing clarification, over-criticalness.

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