Color Associations and Symbolism
Color energies are useful in many ways. One of the most basic ways to
use color symbolism in magick is to select candles of the color
appropriate to your purpose. The power of color may be added at any point
in rituals and spells to enhance the symbolism, and thus the power of the
- Altar Cloth & Flowers
- Fabric and components for Amulets, Talismans, Dream Pillows, etc.
- Food coloring choices in Bath Salts.
- Label/Container choices for brews, teas, essential oils etc.
- Meditations on colors for reaching specific chakras, or areas for
- Garments for ceremonies or simply on days when you wish to attract
(or deflect) certain energies.
- Colored papers and inks for written spell work.
- Awareness of colors you select in your decor and environment.
As with most things magickal, how you feel about the color and your
aims is the most important guide. If a color feels right to use for a
purpose, even if it is not listed here, use it! As shown in the varying
and sometimes overlapping associations above, the power and meaning of
colors varies somewhat form person to person.
||ASSOCIATIONS AND SYMBOLS
Signifies: Strength, health, vigor, lust, danger.
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Signifies: Encouragement, adaptability, stimulation, attraction,
Planets: Sun, Mars, Mercury
Days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Astrological Sign: Leo, Sagittarius
Signifies: Knowledge, learning, concentration, persuasion, charm,
confidence, jealousy, joy, comfort.
Astrological Sign: Gemini, Leo
Signifies: Finances, fertility, luck, success energy, charity,
growth rejuvenation, ambition, counteract greed and jealousy, plants
kingdom including herbal healing.
Planets: Venus, Mercury
Holidays: Spring Equinox, Beltane
Signifies: Tranquility, understanding, patience, health, truth,
devotion, sincerity, honor, loyalty, peace, wisdom, protection during
sleep, astral projection.
Planets: Moon, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter
Monday, Friday, Saturday, Thursday
Astrological Sign: Libra, Sagittarius
Signifies: Power, piety, sanctity, sentimentality, tension,
sadness amplification of other energies, wisdom, high ideals,
spiritual protection and healing, psychic ability, protective energy.
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Signifies: Negation without reflecting, unlocking when stuck, banishing evil
Day - Saturday
Deities- The Crone
Astrological Sign: Scorpio & Capricorn
Signifies: Purity, consecration, meditation, divination, exorcism,
the full moon, healing, peace, spiritual strength.
(May be substituted
for any other color.)
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Signifies: Balance, neutrality, used in erasing, canceling,
neutralizing, and return to the universe without repercussion
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Signifies: Healing, familial or emotional love (rather than
sexual), friendship, affections, unselfish emotions, spiritual
healing, banishing hatred.
Gem: Rose quartz
Signifies: The Earth, grounding, trees, concentration, telepathy,
spells to locate lost objects, protection of the familiars, pets, and
Planets: Moon (tan browns), Venus (all), Saturn (dark
Days: Monday, Friday, Saturday
Signifies: Purity, the moon, treasure, values, female energy, the
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Deity: Artemis and
other Moon Goddesses
Signifies: The sun, male energy, wealth, financial wisdom,
conscious mind, attracting happiness, activity, intelligence.
Astrological Sign: Leo
Deity: Apollo and other Sun Gods