Colors have many meanings and properties in Wicca, each color with its own symbolization and connection to other events and happenings in our daily lives. Days, holidays and even numbers have associations with specific colors. In this article I will try to list the various colors used in Wicca and their unique connections with other important Wiccan correspondences.
Colors and their meanings
♦ White: for physical goals, expulsion of evil spirits, healing, beginning of a new phase, symbolizes purity.
♦ Red: represents a vital source, strength, good luck, protection, vitality, desire.
♦ Pink: color of love, friendship, harmony and reconciliation.
♦ Orange: symbolizes happiness, optimism, successful intention, communication, mental work, career.
♦ Brown: protective space, unity with nature, natural wisdom.
♦ Yellow: stimulates the mind, represents an achievement, learning, happiness, completeness, psychic power.
♦ Green: stimulates the mind, represents prosperity, fertility, love, romance, friendship, harmony.
♦ Blue: the color of spirit, healing, idealism, occult protection, wealth.
♦ Purple: spiritual strength, purity, healing, psychic work.
♦ Black: communication with the dead, illustrates the end but also a seed to a new beginning, riddance of negativity and negative thoughts.
♦ Silver: the color of vision and intuition, capacity, purity, healing, psychic work.
♦ Gold: represents a great achievement, wealth, durability, integrity, happiness and mental strength.
Colors and days of the week
|Sunday – Sun||orange, white, yellow||frankincense, lemon||happiness, protection, livelihood, good health, courage, wealth, abundance, spirit strength|
|Monday – Moon||silver, white, grey||African violet, myrtle, willow||healing, psychic power, spells, inspiration, creativity|
|Tuesday – Mars||red, orange||patchouli||strong defense, energy, health, debates, lust|
|Wednesday – Mercury||yellow, grey, purple||jasmine, lavender||communication, exams, travel, meetings, creativity|
|Thursday – Jupiter||blue, magenta, indigo||cinnamon, sage, nutmeg, musk||abundance, success, happiness and good health|
|Friday – Venus||green, turquoise, pink||sandalwood, saffron, vanilla, strawberry, rose||love, friendship, comfort and reconcitdation|
|Saturday – Saturn||black, grey, indigo||black poppy seeds, myrrh||wisdom, freedom from negativity|
Colors and numbers
- 1 – White
- 2 – Dark blue
- 3 – Mossy green
- 4 – Peat brown
- 5 – Ruby red
- 6 – Golden yellow
- 7 – Purple
- 8 – Orange
- 9 – Nacre, moon white
- 10 – Turquoise
- 11 – Silver
- 22 – Gold
Colors and elements
- Earth – Green
- Air – Yellow
- Fire – Red
- Water – Blue
Colors and holidays
- Imbolc – red, pink, brown
- Ostara – green, yellow and gold
- Beltiane – dark green
- Summer Solstice (Litha) – green, blue
- Lammas – yellow, orange
- Autumn Equinox (Mabon) – orange, brown, yellow
- Samhain – black, orange
- Yule (Winter Solstice) – red, green, white
Colors and zodiac signs
- Twins – Yellow or silver
- Cancer – White
- Leo – Yellow or golden
- Virgo – Grey
- Libra – Pale blue
- Scorpio – Black or red
- Sagittarius – Blue or purple
- Capricorn – Black or dark brown
- Aquarius – Blue
- Fish – Aquamarine
- Aries – Red
- Taurus – Green
About High Priestess Altera
Having 20 years of dedicated experience with Wicca, Altera has been invited to participate as a writer and a Wiccan educator to help share her vast knowledge and guide others in the correct path.