Many witches like to use color to symbolize their magickal intent during spellwork. Color is especially utilized in candle magick. You can use color correspondences to help choose the colors of your candles, altar decorations and more when planning a spell or act of worship. Colors can also be used in home decor and clothing choices to bring their energies into your everyday life.
It is important to note that colors have the potential to have deep symbolic meaning. Because of this color correspondences are very subjective, even moreso than many other correspondences, it is more important in magical work that the symbols you are using, colors in this case, have personal meaning for you.
Additionally, colors can symbolize very different things in different cultures. For example, some cultures consider white the color of mourning, while others associate it with weddings, and there are many brides-to-be who wouldn’t dream of marrying in anything but red.
Clearly, it is important to look to your own cultural upbringing as well as your own experiences before taking correspondence table recommendations to heart, particularly with colors. If your gut tells you the color doesn’t make sense in your spell, you should not use it regardless of what any chart tells you. All correspondence tables should be used as a guide only and not be taken as law. That being said, we hope you find our color correspondence table helpful.
|Color||Elemental Correspondence||Planetary and Astrological Correspondence||Associated Chakra||Associated Body Parts||Magical Association|
|Red||fire||Aries, Scorpio, Mars influencing Saturn||Root||Bones, Teeth, nails, colon, prostate, rectum, blood||Passion, fire, courage, strength, power, joy, renewal, energy, health, motivation, desire, ambition, leadership, self-esteem, business deals, combat, confrontation, buying & selling, mechanical things, repairs, hunting|
|Pink||N/A||Venus, influencing Mars||Muscular systems||Personal success, self-love, personal harmony, friendship, calming, romance, harmony, passion, partnerships, getting a move on, physical energy, sex, action, exercise, surgery, buying, selling & adopting animals, gardening, woodworking, new beginnings, honor, morality, emotions, femininity, breast cancer, homosexuality, compassion, relaxation, infants|
|Orange||fire||Sun, Leo, Sagittarius||sacral||pelvis, kidneys, uterus, bladder, lymph, sperm, adrenalin, digestion||relieving depression, feelings of abandonment, increasing opportunities, happiness, mental alertness, breaking down barriers, material gain, kindness, sealing a spell, harvest, strength, dominance, legal matters|
|Yellow||air||Mercury, Taurus, Libra||solar-plexus||lower back, spine, gall bladder, pancreas, liver, spleen, digestion||Healing, friendship, increase productivity, remove negative thinking, increase creativity, inventiveness, prosperity, self-esteem, beauty, life, humility, intellect|
|Gold||Sun||Money, inspiration, prosperity, wealth, power|
|Green||earth||Venus, Mercury, Aquarius, Cancer||heart||Upper back, spine, shoulders, breasts, heart, lungs, respiratory system, circulatory system||increasing love and trust, faeries, general healing, wellness, transformation, new beginnings, prosperity, money, career, employment, hope, immortality, rebirth, garden magic, herbal magic, fertility, luck, courage, change, peace, harmony, relationship success, beauty, soul mates, artistic ability, affection, partnerships, alliances, grace, luxury, social activity, marriage, decorating, cosmetics, gifts, income, gardening, gardeners, architects, artists, cosmetologists, chiropractors, dancers, engineers, entertainers, fashion, models, designers, music, painting, poetry, courtship, dating, household improvements, planning events, shopping|
|Blue||Water||Jupiter, Moon, Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces||throat||Neck, throat, thyroid, lungs, ears, mind||Increase wisdom, wealth, joy, opportunity, patience, peace, truth, loyalty, meditation, introspection, insight, happiness, fidelity, remove confusion, the ocean, elevation, calming, long distance travel, higher education, political power, social standing, dealing with foreign cultures/countries, religion, philosophy, forecasting, broadcasting, publicity, expansion, luck, growth, sports, horses, legal matters, doctors, guardians, merchants, police officers, psychologists, charity, self-improvement, research, studying, reading.|
|Violet/Purple||Mercury, Saturn, Capricorn, Jupiter, Gemini, Sagittarius||Brow||Face, nervous system, upper respiratory system, bones, eyes, ears, pituitary gland, emotions||clairvoyance, relief of emotional hurt, spiritual protection, heal wounded pride, spirituality, wisdom, increasing psychic powers, meditation, justice, forgiveness, humility, the occult, hidden forces, secret dealings, memory, intelligence, communication, intelligence, education, correspondences, messages, students, merchants, editing, writing, advertising, contracts, kinship, ambition, progress, visiting friends, astrology|
|White||Moon, Pisces||crown||Brain, pineal gland, semen||Safety, protection, transformation, enlightenment, connection to higher self, becoming more outgoing, relieving shyness, the cycle of life, freedom, health, initiation|
|Black||Saturn||teeth, bones,||Use in combination with white to represent balance, opposites, union of opposing forces. Divination, beginning, creation, rebirth, absorbing energies, patience, binding, stability, neutralizing forces, material gain, protection, karma, death, manifestation, law, understanding one’s limits, overcoming obstacles, challenges, tests, real estate matters, farming, sacrifice, separation, criminals, civil servants, plumbing, justice, wills, debts, discoveries, elders, truth|
|Gray and Silver||Moon||Divination, secrets, psychic awareness|
|Brown||earth||Scorpio, Capricorn||Security, friendship, animal magic, nature magic, generosity, fruitfulness, new beginnings, harvest, health of pets & livestock, endurance, grounding, strengthening, solidifying, sound decision making, improved concentration, focus, telepathy, finding lost things, anything to do with animals|