Colors and Meaning

Speaking of intention, the colors of the beads also have very specific significations. These meanings may vary from tribe to tribe, culture to culture, and they’re open to interpretation, but traditionally


WHITE:  divinity, purity, innocence, hope, peacefulness, celebration, peace, refined, airy, faith




royalty, wealth, status, glory, preciousness, fertility, joyfulness, vitality,  wisdom, knowledge, clarity, increasing awareness, history, tradition, and calming nerves.
YELLOW (ALSO):  youth, friendly, cowardice, caution, energetic, sunshine, positivity
ORANGE (ALSO):  fun, cheeriness, sunset, optimistic, spontaneous, speed
GOLD/AMBER (ALSO):  history, autumn, earthiness, richness, tradition, conservative
BLACK:  respect, secrecy, nobility, maturity, loss, spiritual energy, elegance, power, serious, distinct, bold
BLUE:  wisdom, love, unity, prosperity, communion, humility, patience, purity, knowledge, healing, peace, truth, harmony, faith, devotion, deep insight, dignity, trust
LIGHT BLUE:  calming, patience, cool, water, contentment, trusting
PINK:  femininity, gentleness, sweetness, finesse, virtue, thoughtfulness, serenity, charm
HOT PINK:  excitement, playful, tropical, flirtatious, exotic
LIGHT PINK:  romantic, sweet tasting, femininity, innocence, softness, youthful
GREEN:  harvest, growth, renewal, life, fertility, youth, birth, harmony, vitality, prosperity, hope, harmony, healing and ripening, generous, humble. 
RED:  healing, passion, spirituality, sacrifice, mother earth, power, vitality, sexual energy, passion, courage, assertive, aggressive, fear, danger.
SILVER:  renewal, healing, cleansing, serenity, purity, contentment
PURPLE:  healing, femininity, mother earth, rebirth, abundance, intuition
BROWN:  earthy, wholesome, rich, rustic, warm, natural
DARK GREY:  conservation, classic, responsible, dull, somberness, authority
LIGHT GREY:  neutral, logical, rich, practical, reserved, trust
DARK RED:  rich, refined, luxurious
TEAL:  serene, sophisticated, water, coolness
PURPLE:  sophistication, mysterious, spiritual, dramatic, wealth, royalty, youth, creative



 romantic, sentimental, nostalgic, fragrant
LIGHT GREEN:  calm, soothing, refreshing, youth
IVORY:  classic, soft, comforting, natural, smooth
SILVER:  Dignity, self-control, wisdom, emotional stability, responsibility, organization, Insight, female energy, cycles, rebirth, reincarnation, serenity, purity and joy.
TURQUOISE:  love, healing, generosity, emotion, feeling, intuition, individual responsibility, creativity, communication, intuition, self- reliance, tranquility, serenity, and independence.