Burgundy Color Meaning and Symbolism

What Does the Color Burgundy Mean

Burgundy, a dark shade of red with a purplish tinge, symbolizes wealth, power, and ambition.

The Significance of Burgundy in One’s Personality

Burgundy is associated with seriousness, and those who consider it their favorite color usually have an introvert, sophisticated, and reserved nature. They may also be affluent and materialistic with a fondness towards luxurious objects since this shade represents richness.

As burgundy is a shade of red, it has some amount of negativity associated with it. Those who prefer too much of it in their objects of daily life could have some negative traits of aggression, wrath, lust, and malice.

What Does Seeing the Color in Your Dream Mean

Seeing burgundy in your dreams is a symbol of wealth, success and prosperity.

With red being a prime color in burgundy, seeing the color in a dream, especially when you are in an emotional turmoil, could be an indication of your repressed state of mind. For example, a man who was planning to commit suicide had a dream of being trapped in a burgundy garbage bin, with the color of the bin reflecting his potential to actually carry out his plans.

What Does Burgundy Represent in Other Fields and Objects

As a theme for interior decor (e.g. wallpapers) or an event (e.g. weddings): Energy (not as much as red), controlled passion

Candles: Positive vibes, power strength, determination, helping to keep one grounded and achieving his goals fruitfully

Car: Grandeur, richness, and sophistication

In healing and color therapy, burgundy provides one the inner strength and confidence, helping him in recognizing his friends from foes, and planning his future course of action.

The burgundy ribbon associates with several medical conditions like brain aneurysm, migraine, multiple myeloma, hemangioma, and vascular malformation. Additionally, it symbolizes awareness about the benefits of hospice care — a kind of treatment for terminally ill patients that strives to make their life worth living before death.

Burgundy is also the color of the Cesarean Awareness Ribbon that represents the Cesarean Awareness Month. When worn in an inverted manner, it symbolizes the stress and trauma a pregnant woman goes through when she has limited delivery options.

Spiritual Meaning of the Color in Christianity

Burgundy, the color of wine, biblically symbolizes various things, including rejoicing, the Blood of Jesus (shed on the Cross), New Wine, and the Cup of the New Covenant.

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