Yellow 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 Yellow

#f6df9fAspen Yellow
#eddd59Aurora
#fffc79Banana
#ffe774Banana Peel
#feedcaBiscuit
#faf0beBlond
#fffd01Bright Yellow
#ffff81Butter
#fff600Cadmium Yellow
#fcfc5dCandy Corn
#e6ba45Capital Yellow
#e9d2acChampagne
#fcd116Citrus Yellow
#faf4d4Cotton
#ffffc2Cream
#ffff31Daffodil
#fedf08Dandelion
#d5b60aDark Yellow
#ffff33Deep Yellow
#edd59eDim Sunlight
#eedc5bDull Yellow
#fffc00Electric Yellow
#feff7fFaded Yellow
#eedc82Flax
#eecc66Fresh Straw
#eed683Gatsby Glitter
#fff5beGentle Yellow
#ffd700Gold
#f0ead2Golden Fog
#eab76aHarvest Gold
#fcdfa4Honey
#f3e2c6Honey Beige
#fff700Lemon
#fae8abLemon Candy
#f6e199Lemon Meringue
#f1ff62Lemon Pie
#f0e79dLemonade
#fbe8ceLight French Vanilla
#fddc5cLight Gold
#f0e681Light Khaki
#f7d560Light Mustard
#fbeeacLight Tan
#fffe7aLight Yellow
#f0e87dLimelight
#f6e6c5Melted Wax
#f6eed5Moonlight
#e1ad01Mustard
#c69f26Mustard Seed
#fada5fNaples Yellow
#f2dea4North Star
#fcedc5Oasis Sand
#ffffe4Off White
#fdf5e6Old Lace
#fae199Pale Banana
#fdde6cPale Gold
#ffe5adPale Peach
#fff2dePale Pearl
#fcf0e5Pale Wheat
#ffff84Pale Yellow
#ffffddParmesan
#fdfd96Pastel Yellow
#fadfadPeach Yellow
#f8ea97Picasso
#ffec89Pineapple
#eeeeaaPollen
#f8de8dPopcorn
#fffdd8Pumpkin Seed
#ffc324Ripe Mango
#f8f5e9Risotto
#fada50Royal Yellow
#eed202Safety Yellow
#f1e788Sahara Sand
#fdee73Sand Yellow
#ecd540Sandstorm
#fae5bfSaturn
#ffd800School Bus Yellow
#f3eba5Shaded Sun
#fffedfSheer Sunlight
#f7eacfSoft Candlelight
#f5d180Soft Straw
#fef69eSpaghetti
#f7b718Spectra Yellow
#fffe40Sponge Cake
#e3dd39Starship
#e4d96fStraw
#f2e2a4Sugar Cookie
#ffc512Sunflower
#ffdc41Sunny Side Up
#fade85Sunshine
#fff8d9Supernova
#f5dcb4Tahitian Sand
#ead795Tainted Gold
#f0edd6Tambourine
#f5ebe1Tea Biscuit
#ededb7Tender Yellow
#dfff4fTennis Ball
#fbedb8Tinker Light
#eee600Titanium Yellow
#efdba7Tortilla
#ffeeaaTransparent Yellow
#f7e26bVanilla Pudding
#f3ead2Vanilla Wafer
#f5eedfVapor Trail
#ffffbfVery Pale Yellow
#ffda29Vibrant Yellow
#f1e7d2Vintage Lace
#ffe302Vivid Yellow
#ede9adWax Yellow
#fbdd7eWheat
#fff6d9White Beach
#f9f3dbWhite Lightning
#faf0dbWhite Lily
#f8f6d8White Nectar
#f7c114Wisteris Yellow
#dcb639Woven Gold
#ffff00Yellow
#ffef00Yellow Bird
#eac853Yellow Brick Road
#ffeaacYellow Canary
#f6f1d7Yellow Diamond
#ffff11Yellow Duck
#ffe1a0Yellow Geranium
#eee78eYellow Iris
#ffcc3aYellow Jacket
#fcfd74Yellow Powder
#fff000Yellow Rose
#ffff14Yellow Submarine
#fef6beYellow Yarn
#faee66Yellowish
#fdd200Yuzu Jam

Meaning of Yellow 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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