Rose Color symbolism or meaning in art and anthropology refers to the use of color as a symbol in various cultures.
Rose Color Meaning
There is great diversity in the use of colors and their associations between cultures and even within the same culture in different time periods. The same color may have very different associations within the same culture at any time. Diversity in color symbolism occurs because color meanings and symbolism occur on an individual, cultural and universal basis.
Color symbolism is also context-dependent and influenced by changes over time. Symbolic representations of religious concepts or articles may include a specific color with which the concept or object is associated.
There is evidence to suggest that colors have been used for this purpose as early as 90,000 BC
What do roses colors represent?
As we all know, the traditional meaning of red roses is love and romance. The easiest way to say „I love you” is by offering red roses which reflect pure love, beauty, and perfection. While a deep red rose can be used to convey sorrow and regret.
The white roses mean purity, innocence, and charm. White roses can also represent new beginnings and they are mostly used in weddings, but they can also be combined with other rose colors, both bright and warm shades.
Pink roses express feelings like admiration, grace, joy, gentleness, but they can also convey admiration and gracefulness.
Yellow is a bright and cheerful color which creates warm feelings of friendship and joy.
The orange roses are full of passion and energy, indicating enthusiasm and excitement.
Blue roses are of course mysterious and they can symbolize intrigue, being a suitable option if you are a secret admirer. The peach roses or salmon ones are warm colors. They can signify sincerity and modesty for those to whom you want to show your gratitude to. Cream roses are close to their white “cousins”, however, they indicate charm and thoughtfulness.
A purple color rose symbolizes royalty, majestic glory or sometimes, even opulence. They can be used for celebrating events such as a golden wedding.