The Magical Properties of Colors

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The Magical Properties of Colors Are More Powerful Than You May Realize

When it comes to spellwork, you may have noticed that witches use certain colors when it comes to their magickal practices. If you are wondering why colors are important when it comes to spellwork, that is because colors have powerful properties – more than you may realize. Additionally, even non-witches that are aware of color correspondences will harness the power of colors in their own way as well. Examples of that are based on the color of clothing they wear, or the color of paint they are using on their walls. For instance, you may have noticed a co-worker wearing shades of green almost daily at work. You may be thinking that your co-worker is wearing green on a consistent basis due to being proud of their Irish heritage. However, even if that is the case, there may be a bigger reason as to why your co-worker is consistently wearing green clothing. Are you ready to learn about why? And are you ready to learn about the magickal properties of other colors? Let’s look into it now, and you then can harness the power of color magick into your life as well!


Yellow is the color that often represents the Element of Air so it is no surprise that it is associated with knowledge, inspiration, intellect, and imagination. When it comes to magick, this color is used for increasing confidence levels, divination, creativity boosting, as well as using it for studying. Yellow is associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra that rules your own personal power and confidence, and the sign Gemini which is the sign that represents intellect and knowledge. It can also represent the sign of Leo which is the sign that represents confidence.


Orange is a color that is associated with stimulation and energy, as well as vitality and attraction. In magick, orange is for helping you adapt to new situations and to sudden changes so you can remain empowered and adaptive, and encouraged. Orange is associated with the Sacral Chakra which is located right beneath your navel area as it rules your creative and sexual energies. This color is also associated with the sign Leo which rules empowerment and creativity.


Red is the color that represents courage, passion, strong emotions, as well as strength. When red is used in magick, it is meant to help increase willpower, improve health, improve energy levels. and help to bring courage. Red is associated with the Root Chakra which is located at the base of your spine, and this chakra rules stability, security, and personal safety. The zodiac signs this color are associated with are Aries which is a sign that represents initiation, energy, and passion, as well as Scorpio which is a passionate and deeply emotional sign.


Pink corresponds with spiritual healing, friendships and companionship, as well as affection. In magick, it is used to help spark romance, help to build partnerships, spiritual healing and awakening, and this is a color that can be used in children’s magick. Pink is associated with the heart chakra that is located in the heart region which rules compassion and love, as well as the zodiac signs Taurus and Libra. Both signs are ruled by Venus which is the planet that rules love, friendship, and socialization.


Lavender is a color that is associated with dreams, intuition, and spiritual protection. This color is used in magick for protection, increasing intuition, and can help you remember dreams. Lavender itself is not associated with any of the chakras but it is associated with the sign Libra which is the sign that rules balance, harmony and connections.


Purple or violet is associated with psychic abilities, intuition, wisdom, spirituality, creativity, and magickal abilities. This color is used in magick when there is a desire to increase and sharpen psychic abilities, creativity, and intuition or divination. It is also used for enhancing nurturing traits and for balancing sensitivity. The Chakra that purple is associated with is the Crown Chakra at the crown of your head which rules connectivity on a spiritual level and wisdom. The zodiac sign purple is associated with is Sagittarius which is the sign that represents spirituality and wisdom.

Light Blue

Light blue is associated with tranquility, calmness, and peacefulness. It is the color of innocence and youth. When it is used in magick, it is meant to help promote tranquility and calmness, especially during periods of stress and tension. Light blue itself is not associated with any chakras but it is associated with both zodiac signs, Taurus and Libra which are both associated with peacefulness and calmness due to their ruling planet, Venus.


Like light blue, blue is also associated with peace. However, it is also associated with wisdom, truth, patience, and protection. When this color is used in magick, it is meant to help bring healing and harmony within the home, increase psychic ability, and increase the level of understanding. It is also used to help promote expression and speaking the truth. Blue is associated with the Throat Chakra which is in the neck area and rules all areas of expression. The zodiac signs that blue is associated with are Libra, Sagittarius, and Aquarius. Libra is a sign that rules peace and harmony, Sagittarius rules expression and wisdom, and Aquarius is also associated with wisdom.


Do you remember that co-worker that has been wearing shades of green each day at work? Chances are that your co-worker wants to increase their chances of becoming more prosperous (is your friend aiming to get that promotion?), or is thinking about expanding their family as green helps increase fertility, or wants to improve health and overall luck. Green is the color that represents wealth, renewal, growth, and abundance. Green is associated with the color of the Heart Chakra which is in the heart area and it is the Chakra that rules love and compassion. The zodiac signs that are associated with green are Taurus and Pisces which are both very fertile signs. Virgo is also associated with green which rules traits that can help to bring in prosperity due to the fact it is so detail-oriented.


Brown rules endurance, strength, grounding, and being solid. And whenever this color is added through magick, the purpose is to help with gaining materials, opening up the home to companion animals, and helping to improve concentration and to help bring more balance. The chakra brown is associated with is the root chakra at the base of the spine which is the chakra that rules grounding. The zodiac signs that brown is associated with are Virgo and Capricorn which are signs that will help keep you grounded.


Grey is a color that is associated with being neutral, being stable, and being contemplative. In order to help reach a compromise, to make a decision that can be complex, and to neutralize negativity, then grey is the color to utilize when it comes to color magick. It is not associated with any of the chakras but it can be relevant to the Root Chakra as it is a grounding color. Grey is associated with the zodiac signs of Cancer as well as Capricorn.


White is the color of purity, innocence, and purification. And when you want to do a spiritual cleanse, or gain some insight with understanding a situation more clearly, then white is the color to use in color magick. White is associated with the Crown Chakra on the crown of your head which is what rules spiritual connectivity.  White can also be substituted for any other color in magick.


Black is a color that is of protection, stability, and dignity. In order to remove or banish any form of negativity around, as well as to make transformations, then black is the color to use in color magick. This color is not associated with any of the Chakras but it is most relevant to the Root Chakra as that is the one for grounding. This color is also associated with the zodiac sign, Capricorn as it is a very dignified sign.


Silver is a color that is associated with memory, intelligence, psychic ability as well as wisdom. When you want to improve your psychic and spiritual development, as well as to stay safe from negativity, and to be aided with meditating, then silver is the color to utilize in any type of magick you do. This color is a big communicator and conductor. It is not associated with any of the Chakras but the most relevant ones are the Third Eye Chakra which is located in between the eyebrows and represents intuition and intelligence as well as the Crown Chakra. The zodiac sign that silver is associated with is Cancer as it is ruled by the intuitive and feminine Moon.  The color silver also represents the feminine divine, or Goddess.


Gold is the color that represents self-realization, confidence, inner-strength, as well as intuition and understanding. In order to increase your chances of being successful and healthy, then you will want to wear gold. Additionally, it is great for helping to improve ambition, luck, and finances as well. The Chakras that gold are associated with are the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras which rule creativity, power, and confidence. The star sign that gold is associated with is Leo which is the King (or Queen) of the zodiac.

Now you know what each color represents and how it can help you achieve areas of your life that you want to improve. You don’t only have to use colors when it comes to spellwork. Like your co-worker, you can wear clothing that are of the right type of color for what you want to achieve in life. You can put pictures on your wall that have frames of the color that can help you. You can get figurines or statues of the colors that can help you achieve your goals. The sky is the limit on how you can take the best advantage of color magick!