Monday, February 23, 2009


Cotton Candy and Little Girls: Pink is a softer, less violent red. Pink is the sweet side of red. It's cotton candy and bubble gum and babies, especially little girls.

Nature of Pink: While red stirs up passion and action, studies have shown that large amounts of pink can create physical weakness in people.

Perhaps there is a tie-in between this physical reaction and the color's association with the so-called weaker sex!

The Meaning of the color Pink:

The color and material used in Elizabethan Clothing was extremely important. People who could wear the color Pink was dictated by English Law!

These were called the Sumptuary Laws. The colors of Elizabethan clothes, including the color Pink, provided information about the status of the man or woman wearing them. This was not just dictated by the wealth of the person, it also reflected their social standing. The meaning of colors during the Elizabethan era represented many aspects of their life - the social, religious, biblical and Christian symbolism was reflected in the color Pink!

The Symbolic and Religious Meaning of the color PinkSome interesting facts and information about the symbolic, religious, Christian and Biblical meaning of the color Pink
The symbolic meaning of the color pink was joy and happiness

Pink also has a Religious meaning and is the Christian color for the third Sunday of Advent
Cheap dyes, made from the madder root, were used to produce the color pink
The Madder root produced the whole spectrum of red based colors including pink, coral, light red, dark red, russet and brown

The color pink has always been closely associated with ladies and young girls
However, the color pink was a favorite color for the hose worn by Medieval men
People who were allowed to wear the color pink during the Elizabethan era, as decreed by the English Sumptuary Laws, were lower and upper classes

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