Following is a list of general colours and their associations with magick. These colours are important in many aspects of Witchcraft, ranging from colour magick to candle magick or just observing auras.
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Colour Correspondences

The Elements - Colours and their Correspondences.

The Colours and their Correspondences. Within Magick or Witchcraft, each colour has an important magickal aspect, whether you are practicing colour magick or candle magick, the type of magickal aspect being manipulated has a corresponding colour.

The following list of colours and their correspondences within Magick or Witchcraft, each colour has an important magickal aspect, whether you are practicing colour magick or candle magick, the type of magickal aspect being manipulated has a corresponding colour. Black, for example would be used as a ward against negativity or protection. This is not meant to be a complete or definitive list, rather a more general overview of colours and their meanings.

Over time and with practice and intuition, you may add to this list and its magickal meanings, as with all things, these are meant as guidelines and visual stimuli, to help focus your visualisation more clearly. You may find different colours have different meanings than those given here, or if you need to perform some magick ritual on short notice, you can always improvise, if it feels right within yourself, then go with this gut feeling or instinct.

Plants have an affinity with air. Fire is natural to animals.

Table of Correspondences.
Colour Correspondence


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Ward negativity, Remove hexes, Protection, Spirit contact, The Universe, Night, Truth, Remove discord or confusion.

Blue (dark)

The Goddess (representative ritual candle), Water Elemental, Truth, Dreams, Protection, Change, Meditation, Impulse.

Blue (light)

Psychic awareness, Intuition, Opportunity, Understanding, Quests, Safe journey, Patience, Tranquility, Ward depression.

Blue (any)



Earth Elemental, Endurance, Animal health, Steadiness, Houses and Homes, Physical objects, Uncertainties.


The God, Solar Energy, Power, Physical Strength, Success, Achievement, Mental growth, Skill sought, Healing energy, Intuition, Divination, Fortune.


Non-nature-type faerie magick such as communication with the faerie realms, travel to the Other world, Vision Quests, Veiling, Cancellation, Hesitation, Neutrality.


Lord and Lady, Earth Elemental, Herb Magick, Nature-type faerie magick, Luck, Fertility, Healing, Balance, Employment, Prosperity, Courage, Agriculture, Changing direction or attitudes, Growth.


To negate discord, Sickness, Anger, Jealousy.


Meditation, Spirit Communication, Karma Workings, Learn the ancient wisdom, Neutralise another's magick, Ward slander.


Spiritual development, Psychic growth, Divination, Sensitivity to the Other world, Blessings.


The God, Strength, Healing, Pulling things to you, Adaptability, Luck, Vitality, Encouragement, Clearing the Mind, Dominance, Energy, both Physical and Magickal, Legal matters.


Honour, Mortality, Friendship, Emotional Love, Compassion and Relaxation.


Power, Spiritual development, Intuition, Ambition, Healing, Progress, Business, Spiritual Communication, Protection, Occult Wisdom, Meditation.


Fire Elemental, Strength, Power, Energy, Health, Vigor, Enthusiasm, Courage, Passion, Sexuality, Protection.


The Goddess, Lunar Magick, Meditation, Psychic development, Success, Balance, Wards negativity.


Inner development through relaxation and introspection.


Self-improvement, Intuition, Success in Searches.


The Lady and The Lord together, Full Moon Magick, Purity, Protection, Truth, Meditation, Peace, Sincerity, Justice, Warding of doubts and fears.


Air Elemental, Divination, Clairvoyance, Mental Alertness, Intellectual growth, Prosperity, Learning, Changes, Harmony, Creativity, Confidence, Communication, Study, Travel.

Colour Correspondences in the Major Arcana.
Card Colour

The Fool

Bright Pale Yellow, Yellow, White

The Magician


The High Priestess

Blue, Lilac

The Empress

Emerald Green, Green, Pink

The Emperor

Scarlet, Red, Deep Blue

The Heirophant

Red-Orange, Red-Orange, Purple

The Lovers

Orange, Green

The Chariot

Amber, Orange-Yellow, Scarlet


Yellow (Greenish), Yellow, Burgundy

The Hermit

Green (Yellowish), Yellow-Green, Grey

The Wheel of Fortune

Violet, Orange


Emerald Green, Green, Dark Grey

The Hanged Man

Deep Blue, Blue, Dark Green


Green Blue, Blue Green, Black


Blue, Cream

The Devil

Indigo, Blue-Violet, Mustard Yellow

The Tower

Scarlet, Red, Dark Yellow

The Star

Violet, Pale Yellow

The Moon

Crimson, Violet-Red, Silver

The Sun

Orange, Gold


Glowing Orange-Scarlet, Red, Indigoe

The World

Indigo, Blue-Violet, Multicoloured

Magic Folk

Magic Folk

Magic Folk

Magical Times Magazine

Magical Times Magazine

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Aeclectic Tarot

Aeclectic Tarot

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