Meaning of Purple
Color Symbolism



Paying attention to the meaning of purple will set the theme or mood to your beading designs. Discover how the color purple can help add a certain expression of feelings and emotions to your bead jewelry piece.


Purple (including Violet) – Inner Sight

Purple Symbolizes: Creativity, Wisdom, Royalty, Spiritual, Magic

Verb: I know


Purple Energy:
Purple is the color of Spirituality. It urges us to find our power within, not the kind of power that needs to control or dominate others, but power rooted in connection to Spirit. A good color to use in meditation. Soothes mental and emotional stress.

Purple is associated with wisdom, dignity, independence and creativity. Purple has been used to symbolize magic and mystery.

Purple is a favorite of creative people. Whether wearing it, living in it, or creating with it, purple is a color for the adventurous heart with spiritual leanings and a flair for drama. This is the heart that knows the magic of purple.

Purple is a combination of blue and red. Red is a focusing, dynamic and active energy while blue is cooling, calming and passive. The coalescence of liveliness and tranquility allows more creative energy to emerge. For this reason, purple is associated with imagination and inspiration.

Light purple such as lavender is feminine and romantic.

Purple is the color of dignity and self-respect ... it imparts determination and feeling of being in control, clears the mind of negative influences, calms nervousness and relieves stress.

Purple is associated with royalty. It symbolizes power, nobility, luxury, and sophistication. It conveys wealth and extravagance. It is also feminine and romantic. However, because it is rare in nature, purple can appear exotic or artificial.

Keywords for Meaning of Purple:
wisdom, inspiration, spirituality, royalty, nobility, ceremony, motivation, passion, excitement, mysticism, perception, calmness, psychic awareness, third eye, higher self, transformation, meditation, mystery, dignity, relieve stress and anxiety, power, respect, dramatic, active dreaming, transformation, enlightenment, sophistication, dignified, impressive.

Purple Words:
These words are synonymous with purple or represent various shades of the color purple: violet, plum, lavender, lilac, puce, thistle, orchid, mauve, magenta, royal, amethyst, wine, pomegranate, eggplant, mulberry.


Using Purple with Other Colors:
A deep eggplant purple with neutral tans or beige is an earthy, conservative color combination with a touch of the mystery that purple provides. Green and purple can be a striking combination in deep or bright jewel tones or use lighter shades for a cheerful, springlike feel. Pink and purple has feminine appeal. Using red and purple together is a great combination in pieces with a “Red Hat Ladies” theme.


Personality Traits of Purple:
Inspirational leaders, kindly and just, humanitarians, self-scarifying, visionary, creative, and strong mentally.

Purple Gemstones:
Amethyst, Charoite, Fluorite, Lepidolite, Lavender Jade, Iolite, Purple Sapphire, Sugilite, Tanzanite


Meaning of Purple in Feng Shui:
Yin, spiritual awareness, physical and mental healing. Purple is best for the Wealth & Prosperity area of your home to help attract more money into your life.


Chakra for the color Purple:
7th Chakra (Crown Chakra): connects us to our Spiritual Self and brings us knowledge, wisdom, understanding, spiritual connection and bliss.



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