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Violet Eternal Love

Violet Eternal Love

Life in color. Violet Eternal Love

In the house where the flowers of violas and violets grow, people live in understanding and warmth. Violet is believed to be a symbol of eternal love. Violets are multicolored flowers – red, purple, pink, yellow, blue… In Germany in antiquity celebrated every spring day when the first violets appeared. According to legend, the first who finds this flower will be lucky enough to marry the most beautiful girl and be happy all his life. After the Greeks, such boundless love Violet enjoyed from the ancient Gauls, to whom it served as a symbol of innocence, modesty and virginity. With violets decorated both – the marriage bed and the grave of prematurely deceased beloved one. From the Gauls love for violet “inherited” their descendants – the French. In times of poetic competitions, the highest award for a victory served a golden violet. Considering violet symbol of purity and innocence, French writers and poets compared with it someone worthy.
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Most Popular Color in Different Countries

Most Popular Color in Different Countries. Life in color. Blue City Chefchaouen in Morocco

Most Popular Color in Different Countries. Life in color. Blue City Chefchaouen in Morocco

Whatever the Most Popular Color in Different Countries is, one color is determined as the most favorite in all countries – BLUE. According to the international survey of service YouGov (2015), Blue is most popular color in 10 countries of the world, on four continents. Most lovers of blue live in the United Kingdom (33%), less – in Indonesia (23%). In addition, each respondent rates the blue 8-18 points more than any other color. Interestingly, the blue has become the winner even in such countries as China, where red, yellow and green are the colors of prosperity and good luck. In fact, in the Chinese language only recently have appeared different words for blue and green.
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Blackberry interesting facts

Blackberry interesting facts

Life in color. Blackberry interesting facts

Blackberry interesting facts
During ripening, blackberries change color several times – once they are green, then gradually becoming brown, and very ripe, they are black. Blackberry – a symbol of purity of the Virgin Mary. It is believed that the Burning Bush, appearing to Moses, served as a prototype of blackberry, the symbol of motherhood and virginity of the Virgin. Therefore, about the Virgin Mary said: “She gave birth to the flame of divine love, not burned with desire.” The people have a belief according to which to gather blackberries after September 29 is dangerous to health. In England, there is a belief that can be self-fulfilling prophecy – to collect blackberries after October 11 is dangerous. It is considered that on this day the Devil spits on blackberries, and those who eat them will be possessed.
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Mysterious Black Dog

Mysterious Black Dog

Life in color. Mysterious Black Dog

Mysterious Black Dog

In fact, this dog a mythological figure in Irish, Scottish, and British folklore. Dogs are variously presented as friends to humans, supernatural entities, or even dark, menacing creatures. Great Britain is rife with tales of phantom black dogs. Nearly every county has at least one example of such a beast. This spectral creature, usually shaggy and as big as a calf, was familiar throughout the insular Celtic world as an indication of great change and probable death. Occasionally Black Dogs could be helpful, but it was necessary to be wary of them, for one glance of their eyes could kill.
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Red color in Celtic folklore

Red color in Celtic folklore

Red color in Celtic folklore

Red color in Celtic folklore was most often associated with fairyland or the other-world. As a result, the color was considered unlucky, even when on clothing or scarves worn by humans: Women wearing red petticoats were avoided in the west of Ireland until recent times. Even more ominous was red hair or hide, whether on human or animals. Combined with white, red hair was a sure sign of fairy origin. Thus fairy cattle were believed to be white with red ears; a dog or cat born with the same coloring was believed to be of fairy blood or a changeling. Red-haired people were, by the same reasoning, believed to have fairy blood. There are many superstitions about such red-haired people and animals.
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