Red Color: Different Shades, Meaning

As one of the radiant colors, yellow can easily attract our attention. In nature, we can find the color in sunflower, lemon, daffodils and canaries. Yellow symbolizes optimism and creativity. Egyptians and Hindus relate yellow to their deities and religious activities. In the real world, yellow traffic lights indicate caution.

Shades of Red

#de9408Beige Red
#770001Blood
#ff000dBright Red
#922b05Brown Red
#9e3623Brownish Red
#900020Burgundy
#eb5030Burning Tomato
#7e392fBurnt Henna
#420303Burnt Maroon
#9f2305Burnt Red
#e30022Cadmium Red
#941100Cayenne
#f7022aCherry
#f2013fCherry Tomato
#b01b2eChristmas Red
#be454fChrysanthemum
#730113Cinnabar
#ce261cClear Red
#ff4040Coral Red
#9e003aCranberry
#980001Crimson Red
#770f05Dark Burgundy
#840000Dark Red
#734a45Dark Ruby
#80444cDark Strawberry
#820000Deep Maroon
#9a0200Deep Red
#bb3f3fDull Red
#b9484eDusty Red
#983f4aEgyptian Red
#e60000Electric Red
#d3494eFaded Red
#bf6464Faded Rose
#d01c1fFiery Red
#fe0002Fire Engine Red
#ff5555Fluorescent Red
#af413bGlitzy Red
#9e1212Heavy Red
#f1172fHinomaru Red
#9a382dKetchup
#cf1020Lava
#ba0b32Lychee
#800000Maroon
#bc2731Mars Red
#fc2847Medium Scarlet
#b35457Mineral Red
#920a4eMulberry
#ff073aNeon Red
#b34b47Off Red
#ff1b2dOpera Red
#f43605Orangish Red
#d9544dPale Red
#df7163Pale Scarlet
#ff6961Pastel Red
#980036Pink Raspberry
#f10c45Pinkish Red
#c35550Pomegranate
#ab6f73Pomegranate Tea
#dc343bPoppy Red
#701c11Prune
#d22d1dPure Red
#990147Purple Red
#b0054bPurplish Red
#dd1133Rare Red
#b00149Raspberry
#ca3767Raspberry Jam
#e30b5dRaspberry Yogurt
#ff0000Red
#ee204dRed Crayon
#220a0aRed Ink
#473442Red Onion
#7c2946Red Plum
#fe2713Red Riding Hood
#b95543Red River
#7d4138Red Robin
#a65052Red Rock
#783b38Red Velvet
#7f2b0aReddish Brown
#997570Reddish Grey
#910951Reddish Purple
#7f4e47Revival Red
#c92351Rose Red
#65000bRosewood
#ab1239Rouge
#ca0147Ruby
#3a181aRustic Red
#af2f0dRusty Red
#a2242fSamba
#ff2400Scarlet
#bb1237Ski Patrol
#9e1316Spartan Crimson
#ff1111Spicy Red
#fb2943Strawberry
#86423eStrawberry Jam
#c0514aSunset
#9f5233Taisha Red
#853534Tall Poppy
#ac0e2eTango Red
#b8282fToadstool
#ec2d01Tomato Red
#b21807Tomato Sauce
#d1908eTongue
#fd0d35Torch Red
#fd0f35Tractor Red
#a22042True Crimson
#bf1932True Red
#9b233bValentine Red
#dd4132Vampire Red
#c80815Venetian Red
#f4320cVermilion
#9e3641Vintage Red
#a50055Violet Red
#ef3939Vivaldi Red
#922724Vivid Auburn
#9f1d35Vivid Burgundy
#cc0033Vivid Crimson
#ff006cVivid Raspberry
#f70d1aVivid Red
#4e2728Volcano
#fd4659Watermelon
#80013fWine
#7b0323Wine Red

Meaning of Red Color

To the Japanese culture, yellow is the representation of courage. Yellow movies in China are the adult films. The Asian countries also think yellow to be the symbol of harmony, wisdom and glory. In the USA and Europe, yellow represents spontaneity and amusement. Some Americans also relate the color to cowardice.

Yellow is a blend of orange and green. However, while the yellow color is for computer and TV screen, you have to maintain the intensity of red and green light. The light reflectance value of yellow is very high. Thus, it works as the secondary source of light. The use of very bright yellow may cause irritation to our eyes.

Yellowcake is a type of mineral, obtained by milling uranium ore. It is also useful for preparing the fuel for uranium enrichment and nuclear reactors. Moreover, yellow is present in gold, sulfur and lots of other elements. Chlorine and fluorine are light yellow gases, while arsenic is whitish yellow.

We can find yellow pigments in different names. Yellow ochre is a pigment, present in some types of clays. The transparent pigment, Indian yellow is useful for watercolors and painting. In the 19th century, artists used chrome yellow, obtained from crocoite. Nowadays, we avoid using it due to the harmful effects of lead. Another pigment is zinc yellow that is highly unstable.

There are some myths, related to yellow. One of the myths is that yellow kitchens trigger quarrel between couples. The rooms with yellow walls may also cause a baby to cry.

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