Color your World: Violet (purple)

Violet is the color of amethyst, lavender and beauty berries. It takes its name from the violet flower. Violet and purple look very similar; but violet is a true color, with its own wavelength on the spectrum of visible light, while purple is a composite color, made by combining blue and red.

The first recorded use of violetas a color name in English was in 1370.

Violet has been a Crayola crayon since the company’s origin in 1903

IMG_2262imagebadge

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “Color your World: Violet (purple)

Penny for your thoughts . . .

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s