THE COLOUR OF MAGIC – AND WHAT IT ALL MEANS!
Colour therapy is nothing new, and it’s been proven on numerous occasions that certain colours can evoke certain reactions and moods from various people, too. It’s little wonder, then, that various colours have a huge effect on crystal healing, witchcraft and spell casting in general – it’s all about enticing and attracting certain energies, and knowing which colours to home in on with regard to the spells and magic you are aiming to create.
All major colours can be used to a positive end, even those which may have otherwise negative connotations! In terms of witchcraft, many opt to use both white and black in equal measure – with white being used to promote regeneration and to boost your connectivity with the spirits beyond, and with black being used to largely banish dark aspects, undesirable situations and to remove negativity. There is little to no restriction as to how you can use and blend such colours in witchcraft.
Colours such as blue and green can also be used to promote a sense of calm and renewal, with green being particularly useful in helping to promote healing and even personal growth. Blue is a very calming colour that can be used in spells and casting for meditation. For clearness of mind and for clarity of contact with spirits, use yellow – while you may wish to cast pink or red for romance or power respectively. Orange is a lucky colour, one which is associated with boundless creativity and vigour – while purple can be used to effectively fine-tune your psychic ability.
This is only the tip of the iceberg – various colours, such as gold, silver, indigo and many more go even deeper – no matter what your favourite colour is, it has a positive and powerful place within witchcraft.
The table below shows some of the colour correspondences and is taken from witchipedia.com an amazing resource for all matters magick, folklore and the occult.
|White||Safety, protection, transformation, enlightenment, connection to higher self, becoming more outgoing, relieving shyness, the cycle of life, freedom, health, initiation|
|Black||Use in combination with white to represent balance, opposites, union of opposing forces. Divination, beginning, creation, rebirth, absorbing energies, patience, binding, stability, neutralizing forces, material gain, protection, karma, death, manifestation, law, understanding one’s limits, overcoming obstacles, challenges, tests, real estate matters, farming, sacrifice, separation, criminals, civil servants, plumbing, justice, wills, debts, discoveries, elders, truth|
|Blue||Increase wisdom, wealth, joy, opportunity, patience, peace, truth, loyalty, meditation, introspection, insight, happiness, fidelity, remove confusion, the ocean, elevation, calming, long distance travel, higher education, political power, social standing, dealing with foreign cultures/countries, religion, philosophy, forecasting, broadcasting, publicity, expansion, luck, growth, sports, horses, legal matters, doctors, guardians, merchants, police officers, psychologists, charity, self-improvement, research, studying, reading.|
|Brown||Security, friendship, animal magic, nature magic, generosity, fruitfulness, new beginnings, harvest, health of pets & livestock, endurance, grounding, strengthening, solidifying, sound decision making, improved concentration, focus, telepathy, finding lost things, anything to do with animals|
|Copper||Business success, career growth, healing work, fertility spells, prosperity spells, and spells to attract love.|
|Gold||Represents the power of the sun, success, prosperity, wealth, attention, enlightenment, popularity.|
|Gray||Loneliness, glamour, contemplation, removing negative influence|
|Green||Prosperity, abundance, money, physical & emotional healing, growth, luck, marriage, tree/plant magick, acceptance, weather, counteract envy/greed/jealousy|
|Purple||Wisdom, influence, spiritual power, contact with spirits, drive away evil, change luck, independence, breaking bad habits|
|Light Blue||Spirituality, tranquility, peace, protection|
|Orange||Relieving depression, feelings of abandonment, increasing opportunities, happiness, mental alertness, breaking down barriers, material gain, kindness, sealing a spell, harvest, strength, dominance, legal matters|
|Pink||Love, personal success, self-love, compassion, nurturing, femininity, friendship, romance, partnership, spiritual & emotional healing, protection of children, domestic harmony, self-improvement, maturity|
|Red||Passion, fire, courage, strength, power, joy, renewal, energy, health, motivation, desire, ambition, leadership, self-esteem, business deals, combat, confrontation, buying & selling, mechanical things, repairs, hunting|
|Yellow||Healing, friendship, increase productivity, remove negative thinking, increase creativity, inventiveness, prosperity, self-esteem, beauty, life, humility, intellect|