Violet

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Violet is the seventh color of the rainbow--it is the color on the inner edge of the rainbow. Violet is the color between blue and purple. The name of the color comes from the violet, which is a small flower grown in most parts of the world.

The first written use of violet as a color name in English was in 1370.[1]

The Violet flower


Meaning of violet[change | edit source]

  • The color violet represents magic. [2]


Comparison of blue, indigo, and violet[change | edit source]

  • Blue (Hex: #0000FF) (RGB: 0, 0, 255)
  • Indigo (Electric Indigo) (Hex: #6F00FF) (RGB: 111, 0, 255)
  • Violet (Color Wheel) (Near Violet) (Hex: #8F00FF) (RGB: 127, 0, 255)
  • Violet (Electric Violet) (Middle Violet) (Hex: #7F00FF) (RGB: 143, 0, 255)
  • Vivid Violet (Extreme Violet) (Hex: #9F00FF) (RGB: 159, 0, 255)

Tones of violet color comparison chart[change | edit source]

  • Lavender Blush (web color) (Hex: #FFF0F5) (RGB: 255, 240, 245)
  • Lavender Mist (web color Lavender) (Hex: #E6E6FA) (RGB: 230, 230, 250)
  • Languid Lavender (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #D6CADD) (RGB: 214, 202, 221)
  • Lavender Blue-Grey (Hex: #BDBBD7) (RGB: 189, 187, 215)
  • Lavender Grey (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #C4C3D0) (RGB: 196, 195, 221)
  • Pale Lavender (Lavender (ISCC-NBS)) (Hex: #DCD0FF) (RGB: 220, 208, 255)
  • Lavender Blue (Periwinkle (www.99colors.net)) (Hex: #CCCCFF) (RGB: 204, 204, 255)
  • Pastel Lavender (Mauve (www.99colors.net) (Maerz & Paul)) (Hex: #E0B0FF) (RGB: 224, 176, 255)
  • Medium Lavender Grey (Lilac (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #C8A2C8) (RGB: 200, 162, 200)
  • Light Lavender (Wisteria (Crayola)) (Hex: #C9A0DC (RGB: 201, 160, 220)
  • Lavender Pink (Crayola "Lavender") (Hex: #FBAED2) (RGB: 251, 174, 210)
  • Lavender Rose (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #FBA0E3) (RGB: 251, 160, 227)
  • Brilliant Lavender (Electric Lavender) (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #F4BBFF (RGB: 249, 192, 255)
  • Lavender Magenta (web color "violet") (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #EE82EE) (RGB: 238, 130, 238)
  • Vivid Lavender (Psychedelic Lavender) (Heliotrope (www.99colors.net)) (Hex: #DF73FF) (RGB: 223, 115, 255)
  • Vivid Orchid (Orchid (Crayola colored pencils) (Hex: #CC00FF) (RGB: 204, 0, 255)
  • Light Blue-Violet (Blue-Violet Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #C77DF3) (RGB: 199, 125, 243)
  • Light Seance (Seance Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #B96CCA) (RGB: 185, 108, 202)
  • Steel Pink (Crayola Ultra colored pencils) (Hex: #CC33CC) (RGB: 204, 51, 204)
  • Fandango Pink (Pantone TPX 17-2033) (Hex: #DE5285) (RGB: 222, 82, 133)
  • Violet-Red (Crayola) (Hex: #F75394) (RGB: 247, 83, 148)
  • Heather Violet (RAL 4003) (Hex: #DE4C8A) (RGB: 222, 76, 138)
  • Bright Red-Violet (Xona.com "Violet-Red") (Hex: #D02090) (RGB: 208, 32, 144)
  • Red-Violet (web color Medium Violet-Red) (Hex: #C71585) (RGB: 199, 21, 133)
  • Medium Red-Violet (Red-Violet (Crayola)) (Hex: #BB3385) (RGB: 187, 51, 133)
  • Rose Violet (Pantone TPX 17-2624) (Hex: #C24C92) (RGB: 194, 76, 146)
  • Medium Lavender Pink (Sky Magenta) (Venus colored pencils) (Hex: #CF71AF) (RGB: 207, 113, 175)
  • Light Medium Violet (Violet Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #CAABD0) (RGB: 202, 171, 208)
  • Violet Tulle (Pantone TPX 16-3416) (Hex: #C693C7) (RGB: 198, 147, 199)
  • African Violet (Pantone TPX 16-3520) (Hex: #B284BE) (RGB: 178, 132, 190)
  • Dull Deep Lavender (Wikipedia Link Lavender) (Hex: #9C87CD) (RGB: 158, 137, 193)
  • Light Studio (Studio Light (Xona.com color list)) Hex: #B89BDD) (RGB: 184, 155, 221)
  • Medium Bright Lavender (Bright Ube (www.99colors.net)) (Hex: #D19FE8) (RGB: 209, 159, 232)
  • Bright Lavender (Light Floral Lavender) (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #BF94E4) (RGB: 191, 148, 228)
  • Violet (Pantone) (Pantone 0631 U) (Hex: #BA93DF) (RGB: 186, 147, 223)
  • Lavender (Floral Lavender) (www.99colors.net) (Maerz & Paul) (Hex: #B57EDC) (RGB: 181, 126, 220)
  • Rich Lavender (Deep Floral Lavender) (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #A76BCF) (RGB: 170, 97, 204)
  • Deep Rich Lavender (Deep Lilac (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #9955BB) (RGB: 153, 85, 187)
  • Medium Deep Lavender (Amethyst (www.99colors.net)) (Hex: #9966CC) (RGB: 153, 102, 204)
  • Deep Rich Lavender Grey (Purple Yam) (Ube (www.99colors.net)) (Hex: #8878C3) (RGB: 136, 120, 195)
  • Deep Lavender (Medium Purple (web color)) (Hex: #9370DB) (RGB: 147, 112, 219)
  • Lavender Indigo (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #9457EB) (RGB: 148, 87, 235)
  • Near Violet (Color Wheel Violet) (Hex: #7F00FF) (RGB: 127, 0, 255)
  • VIOLET (Middle Violet) (Electric Violet) (Hex: #8F00FF) (RGB: 143, 0, 255)
  • Extreme Violet (Vivid Violet) (Hex: #9F00FF) (RGB: 159, 0, 255)
  • Dark Orchid (web color) (Hex: #9932CC) (RGB: 153, 50, 204)
  • Pigment Violet (web color Dark Violet) (Hex: #9400D3) (RGB: 148, 0, 211)
  • French Violet (Violet (pourpre.com) (Hex: #8806CE) (RGB: 136, 6, 206)
  • Deep Indigo (web color Blue-Violet) (Hex: #8A2BE2) (RGB: 138, 43, 226)
  • Internet Purple (color of "all purple website" www.purple.com) (Hex: #7D26CD) (RGB: 125, 38, 205)
  • Light Violent Violet (Violent Violet Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #7B4BAB) (RGB: 123, 75, 171)
  • Light Japanese Violet (Violet (contemporary Japanese traditional colors)) (Hex: #7058A3) (RGB: 112, 88, 163)
  • Royal Purple (Crayola) (Hex: #6B3FA0) (RGB: 107, 63, 160)
  • Seance (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #731E8F) (RGB: 115, 30, 143)
  • Generic Purple (Hex: #660099) (RGB: 102, 0, 153) (CMYK: 33,100,0,40)
  • Violet-Blue (Crayola) (Hex: #324AB2) (RGB: 50, 74, 178)
  • Purple Heart (Crayola) (Hex: #652DC1) (RGB: 101, 45, 93)
  • Studio (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #714AB2) (RGB: 113, 74, 178)
  • Dark Lavender (Pantone Color #258) (Hex: #734F96) (RGB: 115, 79, 50)
  • Violet Purple (Crayola) (Hex: #8359A3) (RGB: 131, 89, 163)
  • Lavender Purple (Purple Mountain Majesty (Crayola)) (Hex: #9978B6) (RGB: 150, 120, 182)
  • Old Lavender (Dark Lavender Grey) (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #796878) (RGB: 121, 104, 120)
  • Pearl Violet (RAL 4011) (Hex: #8683A1) (RGB: 134, 115, 161)
  • Pastel Violet (RAL 4009) (Hex: #A47D90) (RGB: 164, 125, 144)
  • Chinese Violet (Pantone TPX 18-3418) (Hex: #856088) (RGB: 133, 96, 136)
  • Medium Violet (Violet (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #8F5E99) (RGB: 143, 94, 153)
  • Dark Vivid Violet (Vivid Violet (Crayola)) (Hex: #8F509D) (RGB: 143, 80, 157)
  • Quinacridone Violet (MIR Acrylics) (Hex: #990099) (RGB: 153, 0, 153)
  • Hyacinth Violet (Pantone TPX 16-3331) (Hex: #934D91) (RGB: 147, 77, 145)
  • Signal Violet (RAL 4008) (Hex: #924E7D) (RGB: 146, 78, 125)
  • Twilight Lavender (Crayola Silver Swirls) (Hex: #8A496B) (RGB: 138, 73, 107)
  • Claret Violet (RAL 4004) (Hex: #6E1C34) (RGB: 110, 28, 52)
  • Halaya Ube (Purple Yam Jam) (www.99colors.net) (Hex: #663854) (RGB: 102, 56, 84)
  • Japanese Violet (Violet (Japanese traditional colors)) (Hex: #5B3256) (RGB: 91, 50, 86)
  • Imperial (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #602F6B) (RGB: 96, 47, 107)
  • English Violet (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #563C5C) (RGB: 86, 60, 92)
  • Clairvoyant (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #480656) (RGB: 72, 6, 86)
  • Spanish Violet (Violet (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #4C2882) (RGB: 76, 40, 130)
  • Vulgar Purple (Grape Jelly) (Hex: #3E2F84) (RGB: 62, 47, 132)
  • Violent Violet (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #290C5E) (RGB: 41, 12, 94)
  • Russian Violet (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #32174D) (RGB: 50, 23, 77)
  • Jagger (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #350E47) (RGB: 53, 14, 87)
  • Black Currant (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #32293A) (RGB: 50, 41, 58)

References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York: 1930 McGraw-Hill Page 207
  2. Bonewits, P.E.I., Real Magic New York:1975 Berkley Medallion Books 1971 Page 141 Note: P.E.I. Bonewits in 1970 was the first person ever to graduate from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Magic.

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