Color Meanings in Wicca

9 12 years ago

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 – Sunorange, white, yellowfrankincense, lemonhappiness, protection, livelihood, good health, courage, wealth, abundance, spirit strength
Monday – Moonsilver, white, greyAfrican violet, myrtle, willowhealing, psychic power, spells, inspiration, creativity
Tuesday – Marsred, orangepatchoulistrong defense, energy, health, debates, lust
Wednesday – Mercuryyellow, grey, purplejasmine, lavendercommunication, exams, travel, meetings, creativity
Thursday – Jupiterblue, magenta, indigocinnamon, sage, nutmeg, muskabundance, success, happiness and good health
Friday – Venusgreen, turquoise, pinksandalwood, saffron, vanilla, strawberry, roselove, friendship, comfort and reconcitdation
Saturday – Saturnblack, grey, indigoblack poppy seeds, myrrhwisdom, 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


  1. jenny gilbert

    How do I know which colour is mine

  2. Joseph Weaver

    Great article. I?m new to Wicca , and was wondering if Sunday nights Moon which will be full and orange and appear larger than normal has any special significance. Thank you

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  5. RMK

    I’d sure like to know the meaning of glowing green boot footprints in the slushy snow in winter – I made the prints in but they glowed green on the way back. Have looked a lot for this and haven’t a clue!

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  7. Melvin

    Just getting started in Wicca but in amazement I am a Sagittarius and my favorite color has always been purple since I was little.

  8. madesol

    would it hurt if you were to wear a different color and it still mean the same as the color of it’s orginall day

    • High Priestess Altera

      madesol, this is actually an excellent question!
      Each color has its own unique meaning and properties, which are always present regardless of the current day of the week. For example, yellow color represents happiness and completeness (again, the day doesn’t matter here), but if you choose to wear yellow colored clothes on Sunday, the effect will be much stronger than wearing such clothes on any other day – because yellow is Sunday’s color. This doesn’t mean that you can’t wear the same clothes on other days, as they will still hold their color’s meaning – but won’t be as strong as on its matched day.

      So in short – it won’t hurt you to wear something with a different color from the current day’s color.
      Hope this helps!

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