Interesting color facts from around the world.

Interesting Color Facts
Interesting Color Facts


The white flag is a symbol of peace.

Pharaohs of Egypt wore a white crown.

A wedding in a white dress is supposed to bring good luck. Therefore, it is the traditional color of wedding dresses in the Western world and Japan.

Whitelist (opposite to blacklist) contains big things.

The knight in shining white armor is supposed to be the savior.

White Room is usually a clean room, dust-free, temperature-controlled, meant for Inhalt precise instruments.

Old Persians believed that all gods wore white clothes.

The white feather is a symbol of a coward.

Angels are mostly dressed in white.

White is the color of mourning in China and some parts of Africa. By the 16th century, it was also the color of mourning in Europe.

The ancient Greeks were dressed in white while sleeping due to dreams, more pleasant thoughts.


Yellow is the color of mourning in Egypt and Burma.

For holistic healers, it is the color of peace.

The yellow ribbon is a sign of support to the soldiers at the front.

If someone is said to have yellow lines, it means that a person is a coward.

Yellow can symbolize jealousy and deceit (France) and sadness (Greece).

Hindus in India wear yellow when celebrating the festival of spring.

In the 10th century, in France, criminals and traitors got their front door painted with yellow.

Executioners in Spain in the old days wore yellow.

In the US, taxis and school buses are yellow.

For old Aztecs, yellow symbolized food (corn).

The yellow flag means quarantine.

In India, it can symbolize farmers or traders.


Orange is Dutch national color from their War for Independence, which participated in the rebel “Orange” prince.

In China and Japan, the orange symbolizes happiness and love.


In South Africa, red is the color of mourning.

Red in Russia represents beauty.

In India, red is a symbol of a soldier.

“Red-shirts” were soldiers of the Italian leader Garibaldi, who united and founded modern Italy in the 19th century.

In Greece, Easter eggs are colored in red for good luck.

For old Romans, red was also a sign of conflict.

In England, telephone booths and double-decker buses are red.

The Aztecs associated red color with blood.

In China, red is the color of happiness and is used for weddings. Also, with Hindus and Muslims.

Red amulets prolong life for many cultures.

The highest arc in the rainbow is red.

In financial circles, red represents a negative outlook.

Bees can see all the colors except red.

In India, the red dot on the forehead of women is bringing good luck.

When you blush, it means that you feel embarrassed.

A red flag means danger.


Purple is the color of mourning in Thailand.

Violet’s heart is a reward for the injured and dead soldiers.

Purple gowns represent authority and high positions.


In Iran, blue is the color of mourning.

Pharaohs in ancient Egypt wore blue for protection against evil.

Blue blood means royal roots.

We believe that blue protect against witches.

Even in ancient Rome, public officials wore blue.



In the ancient Egyptians, the floor of the temple was painted green.

Green with envy means that jealous and envious.

In ancient Greece, green symbolized victory.

Greenhorn means a new man, a newcomer, someone fresh without experiences.

If anyone gets the green light means that a person can start with a task or project.

Green Room is a special room in concerts and theaters, where performers rest and relax before performing.

In Scotland’s Highlands, the green is worn as a sign of pride.

Green is the national color of the Irish people.

If you’re green, it means that you got sick.

Green means go.


Black Sheep is an outcast.

With the ancient Egyptians and Romans, the black was the color of mourning.

Black is often the color of secrets and mysteries.

A person who has “a black heart” is evil.

The black market stands for illegal trafficking in goods or money.

Blacklist is a list of people or organizations which are punished or boycotted.

If a business is in the black, it means it is doing well and brings in some money.

The ancient Egyptians believed that black cats possess divine power.

Experts in karate are wearing black belts.

The black flag in car racing means that the driver needs to drive into the boxes.

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