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Blue is the coolest color - the color of the sky, ocean, sleep and twilight.

Blue is a very calm and soothing color. It signifies peace and happiness People all over have admired the color blue from times immemorial. Blue has remained the symbol of fidelity till our times. Blue flowers-such as forget-me-nots and violets symbolize faithfulness. Nature is blue. The sky is light blue. The sky means looking ahead in life, always upright. We look in the sky for our dreams and the color makes us smile with hope. The deep sea and the oceans are also blue. The environment and the aura, the blue color gives to humans is purely a gift of Nature and God to man. A natural color, blue is a universal color. The cool, calming effect of blue makes time pass more quickly and it can help you sleep. However, too much blue could dampen spirits. Blue is the color of sky and water. The blue of water - the color of depth - impersonates the female principle. Blue of the skies used to be associated with the male principle. It is the color of all heavenly Gods and stands for distance, for the divine, for the spiritual. In the Cyclades, next to white color, the prevailing color is blue-turquoise color. The preference comes from an old belief of man, that the sky-blue shade had the power to keep Evil away. The radiation of the color composed an invisible shield, which prevented the approach of bad spirits. Blue conveys importance and confidence without
being somber or sinister, hence the blue power suit of the corporate world and the blue uniforms of police officers. Long considered a corporate color, blue, especially darker blue, is associated with intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism. In Iran, blue is the color

of mourning while in the West the something blue bridal tradition represents love. Interior designing and decorating can be broken down into many areas, among which, color is one of the most essential. For them, the color blue denotes openness, tranquilizer, conceptual, responsible, authoritative, conservative, sense of well being, pragmatic, dogmatic, refreshing, loyalty and peace bringing. Hence, it is being very widely used my interior designers today, all over the world. Blue gives a feeling of distance. Artists use it to show perspective. This is a good way to understand the energy of the color blue - it allows us to look beyond and increase our perspective outward. It contains a cool vibration that is helpful to communication. The vibration if blue can be used to open energy flow where it is blocked. Using blue to relax will encourage feelings of communication and peace. Blue gemstones promote peace and are used to calm ragged emotions. Concluding, blue symbolizes youth, spirituality, truth, peace and distance. Blue is a universal color and has positive energies to a great extent.

Good blue

True blue - someone loyal and faithful Out of the blue - unexpected (could be positive or negative) Blue ribbon - first rate, top prize Blueblood - person of noble birth, royalty Bluestocking - well-read or scholarly woman Bluebook - register of socially prominent people The Blues (capitalized) - popular style of music sometimes characterized by melancholy melodies and words Baby blues - Blue eyes (also see Bad blue words) Bad blue

Feeling blue - feeling sad or depressed Blue devils - feelings of depression

The blues (not capitalized) - depression, state of sadness Blue Monday - feeling sad Baby blues - post-partum depression Singing the blues - bemoaning one's circumstances Blue laws - laws originally intended to enforce certain moral standards Blue language - profanity Bluenose - puritanical individual Into the blue - entering the unknown or escape to parts unknown Out of the blue - unexpected (could be positive or negative)