Color Correspondences

Colors are important not only for their associations with the quarters, but for various magickal uses. Colors can be an important aid to the successful working of magick, to divining physical disease, to the interpretation of dreams, to meditation, etc., but only if you are a visually oriented person. For others, especially the blind and the color-blind, color can be totally irrelevant.

The general meanings (and magickal uses of) for the family groupings are as follows:
Color Meaning
Yellow Clairvoyance, Divination, Studying, Learning, The Mind
Orange Strength, Authority, Attraction, Luck
Red Sexual Love, Passion, Energy, Enthusiasm, Courage
Pink Emotional Love, Friendships
Blue Healing, Meditation, Tranquility
Green Healing, Money, Prosperity, Luck, Fertility
White Protection, Purity, Truth, Blessings, Silence, Realization
Brown Physical Objects, Healing of Animals, House and Home
Black Absorption/Destruction of Negativity, Removal of Hexes, Hatred, Evil
Purple Power, Healing Deadly Diseases

The color wheel really has no hard divisions between colors and in nature colors blend subtly from one "family" to another. Therefore quarter associations also "bleed" gradually into one another. Even so, let's begin in the East with yellow and those colors that relate to the mind.

The Yellow Family (East)

Color Meaning
Yellow Intuition, Wisdom
Pale Yellow A Mystic, Poet, Dreamer or Seer
Lemon Yellow Love of Light, Peace, Serenity, Cheerfulness
Canary Yellow Sunshine, Brightness, Love of Spiritual Things
Corn Yellow Light Heartedness, Freedom of Mind
Gold Solar energy, God force, Love of Light, Truth, Purity, Wisdom, Spiritual Power, Success
Golden Brown Maturity, Old age
Fawn (Golden Tan) Love of Life, Children, Nature
Melon Fullness of Life, Vivacity, Magnetism, Impressibility, Susceptibility
Orange Brown Subtle, Worldly, Wise
Dull Orange Brown Frailty, Faulty, Selfish
Orange Aspiration for the Self
Dull Orange Adolescent, Understanding, Youthful, Love of Life

The Red Family (South)

Color Meaning
Red (clear) Emotion, Feeling, Love, Sensuous Body
Red (cloudy) Depressed
Cherry Red Love, Joy, Devotion
Rose Red Love, Human Love in All Natural Forms
Claret (clear) Good
Claret (cloudy) Moody, Distrust, Suspicion, Weakness, Passion
Cardinal (clear) Power, Imperialism, Grandeur, Strength
Cardinal (cloudy) Tyranny, Cruelty, War
Dark Crimson Wickedness
Dark Red Very Passionate, Earthly
Bright Red Very Pronounced and Forward, Determination
Dark Red Brown Very Disagreeable
Scarlet Temper, Lust, Horror, Hate, Murder (When mixed with a cloudy color)
Pure Scarlet Energizing
Maroon Earthly but also Gentleness, Obedience
Brown Red Trouble, Mean disposition
Salmon Pink Buoyancy, Love of the World, Love of Display (i.e. of one's talents and abilities)
Pink Gentleness, Amiability, Fondness for Friends, Pure Human Love
Dull Pink Same as pink, but wavering, undecided, showing weakness
Deep Rose Pink Devotion to The Personal, Constancy of love

The Blue Family (West)

Color Meaning
Blue Intellect, Thought, Truth, Spirit, Healing
Royal Blue Truth, Self-awareness, Dreams, Protection from negative vibrations, Removes guilt
Deep Royal Blue Beauty, Power, Nobility, Integrity
Robin's Egg Blue Faithfulness, Love of truth, Decision, Constancy, Truth
Copenhagen Blue (clear) Occultism, Deepness, Visionary
Copenhagen Blue (faded) Melancholy
Light Blue Peace, Calmness, Friendship, Hope, Meditation, Balance, Tranquility, Understanding, Patience, Health (excellent healing color), Relieves stress
Dark Blue Impulsiveness, Depression, Changeability, Subconscious
Grayish Blue Depression
Turquoise Sublimity, Infinity, Spiritual ability
Peacock Blue Repose, Self love, Egoism, Concentration

The Green Family (North)

Color Meaning
Emerald Green Virginity, Immortality, Growth, Aspiration, Hope
Light Green Growth
Dark Green Money
Olive Green Deceitfulness, Treacherous, Unfaithful, Jealousy, Fear
Apple Green Deep Hope, Spiritual Growth
Nile Green Differentiation, Change, Restlessness, Feminine
Sage Green Lifelessness, Insanity, Vulgarity, Coarseness
Pale Green-Blue Spasmodic, Subtle, Impetuous, Uniform, Feeling, but not easily disturbed
Greenish Yellow Sickness, Cowardice, Anger, Jealousy, Discord, Envy

The Gray Family (Center)

Color Meaning
Gray Clairvoyance
Dove Gray Innocence, Harmlessness, Steadfastness, Patience
Pearl Gray Shyness, Unobstructiveness, Refinement, Spiritual
Buff Gray Perception, Sense-reason, Judgment
Lead Gray Psychic powers and expression
Natural Gray Meditation, Reconciliation, Justification
Silver-Gray Cancellation, Neutrality, Stalemate, Stops stress, Hesitation

The Brown Family (Negative Earth)

Color Meaning
Dark Brown Diabolical, Iconoclastic, Destructive
Leather Roughness, Coarseness, Obstinance
Coffee Indecision, Materiality, Attachment, Sensuous conscious pleasure
Seal Brown Coldness, Indifference, Repulsion, Physical discomfort
Ocher (Brown Gold) Earthly, Vehemence, Coarse, Affection, Sensual attractions
Terracotta (Red Brown) Earthly
Light Yellowish Brown Hard to please, Irritable
Orange Brown Subtle, Worldly wise
Dull Orange Brown Frailty, Faulty, Selfish

The Purple Family (Center)

Color Meaning
Purple Intuition, Power, Spiritual communication, Relieves tension, Ambition, Business progress and power, High spirituality
Violet Love of truth and good, Consecration, Humility, Lowliness, Divine zeal, Earnest spirit
Mauve Sweetness, Intensity, Aggressiveness, Love
Lavender Spiritual development, Psychic growth, Divination, Blessings, Sensitivity
Light Red Purple Love of favor, power and position
Bluish Pink Delightfully entertaining, Evenly balanced, A favorite
Dull Bluish Pink Fickleness, Inconstancy, Flirtatious, Coquettish
Sapphire Spiritual perception, Realization, Loveliness
Heliotrope (Orchid) Seriousness, Sadness, Individuality, Loneliness

Astrological Colors

Zodiac Sign Date Primary Secondary
Aquarius 1/20-2/18 Blue Green
Pisces 2/19-3/20 White Green
Aries 3/21-4/19 White Pink
Taurus 4/20-5/20 Red Yellow
Gemini 5/21-6/21 Red Blue
Cancer 6/22-7/22 Green Brown
Leo 7/23-8/22 Red Green
Virgo 8/23-9/22 Gold Black
Libra 9/23-10/22 Black Blue
Scorpio 10/23-11/21 Brown Black
Sagittarius 11/22-12/21 Gold Red
Capricorn 12/22-1/19 Red Brown

Days of the Week

Day Color
Sunday Yellow
Monday White
Tuesday Red
Wednesday Purple or Orange
Thursday Blue
Friday Green
Saturday Black
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