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is a color that represents Autumn and harvest and sometimes hatred.


Orange triggers more reactions than any other hue. It is often associated with something strongly negative or strongly positive. But it is considered to be a "happy color" in many cultures, representing the aspect of joy which raises the spirits and invigorates the observer. It is a vibrant color that attracts the attention of the surroundings. It's associated with joy, sunshine, and the tropics, and represents enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, creativity and determination. 

Orange trees are a symbol of love, but in heraldics orange indicates strength and endurance.

Orange is also associated with healthy food and oranges are a great source of Vitamin 'C' (V.C.), which is not produced by the human body but must be taken in.

Eastern cultureEdit

In China and Japan, orange is used to symbolize love. The second chakra, which is orange, is located near the womb and is associated with creativity.

Western cultureEdit

Orange represents joy in Christianity. In western culture this color is often associated with Thanksgiving or Halloween. In religion, orange represents joy which is considered the catalyst of acting on faith to receive God's blessings. Orange is also the national color of the Netherlands, and it's national football team is known as Oranje.

Symbols Edit

  • Happy and showy orange stands for warmth and energy. 
  • Dark orange can mean betrayal and distrust. 
  • Red-orange corresponds to desire, sexual passion, pleasure, domination, and aggression.
  • Orange symbolizes wrath of the seven deadly sins


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