The Color Silver
The color of illumination and reflection
The color silver has a feminine energy; it is related to the moon and the ebb and flow of the tides – it is fluid, emotional, sensitive and mysterious. It is soothing, calming and purifying.
From a color psychology viewpoint, it signals a time of reflection and a change of direction as it illuminates the way forward. It helps with the cleansing and releasing of mental, physical and emotional issues and blockages as it opens new doors and lights the way to the future.
With its reflective and sensitive qualities silver inspires intuition, clairvoyance and mental telepathy. It reflects back any energy given out, whether it is positive or negative.
In the meaning of colors, it is associated with prestige and wealth. It is seen as a glamorous, sophisticated color related to female energy, prosperity and modernity.
Silver restores equilibrium and stability to both feminine power and spiritual energy. It protects itself from outside negativity, reflecting the energy back to where it began.
This color is very versatile, being shiny, modern and hi-tech on one hand and alluring, sparkling and elegant on the other.
From a color psychology perspective, silver is respectable and courteous, dignified, self-controlled, responsible, patient, determined and organized – it relates well to the corporate world and those in positions of responsibility, whether they are male or female.
In color psychology, with a balance between black and white, silver is seen as a good critic, unbiased and compassionate with a mature sense of justice.
Traditionally silver represents the celebration of the 25th anniversary and is related to the graceful aging of those with silver colored hair.
It is a color that works well with most other colors – it illuminates and reflects the energy of those colors which surround it.
The color silver has similar energy to gray but it is more light-hearted and optimistic.
From a negative aspect, silver can be indecisive and non-committal, dull and lifeless in a colorless world, neutral, cold and insincere. It can be deceptive and two-faced.
If your favorite color is silver, it will reflect in your personality! Personality color silver will give you more information on this.
If you are thinking of using silver in a business application, read about the meanings of colors in business.
Positive and Negative Traits of Silver
Positive keywords include: illumination, reflection, feminine power, balancing, calming, soothing, dignity, glamour, self control, responsibility, organization, insight, wisdom, modern, sleek, hi-tech and scientific
Negative keywords include: dull, melancholy, lonely, lifeless and colorless, rigid, negative, neutral, indecisive, insincere, deceptive
Illumination: silver opens the mind and lights the way forward.
Reflection: it reflects back the energy sent out, whether that energy is positive or negative.
Prestige and Wealth: silver is seen as glamorous and sophisticated, and relates to the professional and corporate market.
Feminine Power: it is related to the femininity of the moon’s energy, sensitive, emotional and fluid.
Effects of Silver:
Calming and soothing: its gentle and comforting qualities relate to the sensitivity of the moon’s cycle of ebb and flow.
Lifeless: the colorless energy of silver can lead to negative feelings of coldness, indecision and being non-committal.
Dignified and responsible: silver is respectable and courteous, mature and determined, wise and organized.