If your favorite color is pink, you’ll enjoy these facts! In any case, I hope it will be interesting for you to read what Ksenia has found about the color she loves.
The name pink was given to this colour in the late 17th century.
The color pink actually symbolizes joy and happiness.
This colour is considered to be the most delicate colour.
The third Sunday of the Advent is said to be pink coloured according to Christianity.
The dyes that were used to prepare pink colour were known as Madder roots.
This root used to produce all the colours relating to pink shade.
This colour has also been always associated with women.
Pink is the official color for little girls and represents sugar and spice and everything nice.
This colour is associated with the second day of the week according to Solar Thai Calendar.
A pink colour ribbon is used to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness.
The city of Jaipur in India is knowing as “Pink City” due to the various heritage cites that are built using pink colour.
The people in China were not aware of this colour until they had an interaction with the western culture.
In Japan, the color pink has a masculine association. The annual spring blooming of the pink-blossomed cherry trees (the Sakura) is said to represent the young Japanese warriors who fell in battle in the prime of life (the Samurai).
It is believed that pastries taste better in pink boxes and plates.
Many famous brands in the world are associated with colour pink by including it in their logo, such as Victoria’s Secret, Pepto-Bismol, Mary Kay, T-Mobile (The Magenta “T” is easily recognized as the symbol for T-Mobile), Thomas Pink (with a wonderful reputation for the finest luxury shirts and accessories). Pink has become an international success story with stores in the UK, US, Europe, and Far East.
The colour pink is often used by people who are light-hearted.
Pink is known to increase the heart rate and blood pressure of a person.
This colour also has tranquillising effect on the mind.
It is the most given colour for sending flowers to someone.
Pink gemstones are believed to bring relaxation. In general, pink stones are calming, soothing, relaxing. Pink stone keywords – love, passion, romance, purity, kindness, power, tolerance, energy, compassion, courage, enthusiasm, loyalty, faithfulness, happiness, protection, softness.
Pink diamonds are a prestigious and exclusive stone, they are very rare and extremely expensive.
Pink saphires are one of the most popular sapphire colors. They are very rare in nature and come in bright shades of pink. Tourmaline comes in a variety of colors, of which pink tourmaline is one of the most popular. They are quite affordable, with the price mainly depending on the intensity of the color. Pink topaz is one of the rarer and most valuable of topaz colors and is not commonly found in nature. Pink pearls look especially fresh, and look wonderful on all skin tones.
Different shades, tints, and values of the color pink
The color pink represents caring, compassion and love. Pink is a combination of red and white and both colors add a little to its characteristics.
Pink is romantic and feminine.
Psychologists say that the color pink is a sign of hope. It is a positive color that inspires warm and comforting feelings. The color pink gives the feeling that everything will go well or be okay. Most people have heard of the saying “everything is rosy”. It may also indicate good health and success.
The pink color has a calming effect on our emotional energies and can relieve feelings of anger, aggression and neglect.
If your have a friend who often wears pink, it may indicate a need to be accepted, supported and loved.
The pink color can also take you back to your childhood memories and is often associated childish thoughtfulness.
The negative side of pink color meaning is that it may represent a lack of willpower, self-confidence and self-esteem. It can indicate a sensitive and overly cautious nature. If you use the color pink too frequently, or only wear pink clothes, it can make you immature, silly and girlish, and make you forget your responsibility as an adult.
Popular Phrases That Include Pink
tickled pink – very pleased with someone or something, being happy
My family loves my fiancé as much as I do, so they were just tickled pink to hear that we are getting married. Your mother is really tickled pink that you’ve decided to go to her alma mater.
pink slip – a notice of termination from an employer
He was in total disbelief when he received a pink slip from his boss today, as he had worked at the company for over a decade.
give (one ) the pink slip – to dismiss one from a job
I can’t believe the boss gave me the pink slip after five years on the job!
pink-collar – of or in the service industry, which most typically employs women (used before a noun)
There is nothing wrong with women finding work in a pink-collar profession.
in the pink – healthy, in good condition (the phrase is often followed with ‘of health’ or ‘of condition’
I’m in the pink of health now. Good to see you in the pink again, John. You looked like death last time I saw you!
in the pink – drunk
Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really in the pink!
have a pink fit – become angry (the UK)
Don’t have a pink fit – I wasn’t trying to insult you.
see pink elephants – hallucinate or see things incorrectly due to intoxication. The phrase became especially popularized by the 1941 Disney animated film Dumbo, in which the main character accidentally becomes drunk and sees a parade of pink elephants.
My dad said that he saw pink elephants for a while after he gave up drinking. When I started seeing pink elephants, I knew I had to stop drinking so much.
pinkie finger – the smallest finger on the human hand
pinking shears – scissors with serrated blades used to cut a zigzag edge in fabric
at first blush – upon first seeing or considering something
At first blush, I thought the house was great, but the inspector’s list of problems changed my opinion. The contract did seem favorable at first blush, but it eventually cost me a lot of money.
through rose-colored glasses – with a generally optimistic and cheerful attitude.
I think Mary is only capable of looking through rose-colored glasses, as she is denial of the negative things in life.
rose-tinted glasses – an idealistic, optimistic, sentimental, or wistful perspective on or about something
You need to take off your rose-tinted glasses for a moment and realize that there are serious problems in the world that need fixing.
What is your personality if your favourite color is pink?
- Your emotions are strong and you consider other peoples feelings, however your own feelings are easily hurt.
- You have strong female traits, very girly, it can sometimes seem innocent but also immature.
- You are optimistic and easily excitable, again this can sometimes seem immature.
- You are friendly with new people and happy to talk with almost anyone.
- You have idealistic views of romance and love, you love a classic love story.
- You are a very nurturing person, a natural carer or parent.
- You are not a very practical or analytical person.
Ksenia, thank you very much for your work. I love pink color, especially powder pink, it looks so tender and feminine. I adore pink flowers: roses, peony, tulips and pink garments of blossoming fruit trees. I grow pink petunia on my balcony.
I like pink color and your facts about this color are very interesting for me. My granny and my mum grow pink tulips and roses and they are very beautiful.
Pink is a very beautiful color and I would like to go on an excursion to “Pink City”. I would like to add that I want to go to Japan and see the blooming Sakura
There are lots of interesting facts about the color pink. Here is one that I have found. In Thailand, pink is associated with Tuesday on the Thai solar calendar. Anyone may wear pink on Tuesdays, and anyone born on a Tuesday may adopt pink as their color.
I was surprised by the fact that there is a “Pink City”, the city of Jaipur in India. Pink is a very tender and beautiful color. I was also amazed that there are 20 kinds of pink color. I like the shades of pink color. I like watermelon and flamingo the most.
I like pink colour but my favourite colour is purple and I’d like to share the meaning of this colour. Purple combines the calm stability of blue and the fierce energy of red. The color purple is often associated with royalty, nobility, luxury, power, and ambition. Purple also represents meanings of wealth, extravagance, creativity, wisdom, dignity, grandeur, devotion, peace, pride, mystery, independence, and magic. Purple or violet gemstones are believed to increase your imagination, remove perceived spiritual obstacles, calm confrontations, and re-energize the learning of new things. Ksenia, thank you for the information about your favourite colour and your post pushed me to find out some facts about my favourite colour.
There were a lot of interesting facts that I didn’t know. I didn’t know that there so many shades of pink colour. Pink is a beautiful colour but I’m not crazy about it because I think pink is girls’ colour. My favourite colour is black.