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  Reading on Color & Light, Part I
Colors in this purple portion of the color wheel are composed of mixtures of wavelength and cannot be represented by a single wavelength.
The color purple shown in the color wheel (b) is composed of a mixture of light in the red and violet regions of the spectrum.
Color is perceived in the retina by three sets of cones which are photoreceptors with sensitivity to photons whose energy broadly overlaps the blue, green and red portions of the spectrum.
acept.la.asu.edu /PiN/rdg/color/color.shtml   (1624 words)

 Violet (color) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Violet (named after the flower violet) is used in two senses: first, referring to the color of light at the short-wavelength end of the visible spectrum, approximately 380–420 nanometres (this is a spectral color).
Secondly, violet may refer to a bluish purple, that is, a mixture of red and blue (two of the primary colors of light), and not a spectral color: (See a discussion of the distinction between violet and purple).
Violet is the color associated with the New Age deity the Count of St Germain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Violet_(color)   (814 words)

 Blue is not primary; violet is primary
Colors are perceived by the cones in the retina of the eye.
The infrared does not have a color but its intensity is so great that it stimulates the red cones in the tail of the efficiency curve where the efficiency of the perception is small but nonzero.
The redness of this perceived color indicates that it is appropriate to called the cones responsive to relatively long wavelength light the red cones.
www.inyourfacefotos.com /violet.htm   (939 words)

 Why are amethyst & smoky quartz colored? (color centers)
The trapped electron, responsible for the color, is known as a "color center." The color center produces the color exactly as the impurity does in the ruby crystal.
The color center can also exist in an excited state, and the energy needed to reach that excited state is equal to the energy of a visible photon.
An iron impurity is responsible for the violet color in amethyst by creatiing a color center.
webexhibits.org /causesofcolor/12.html   (1916 words)

 Colored Violet Diamonds: Diamond Source of Virginia Loose Diamonds
Violet may contain a tinge of blue or gray, the average color of the violet flower.
Violet occurs in the spectrum between ultra violet and blue and is considered a color on its own.
Violets colored diamonds from the Argyle mine actually look more grayish blue, and thought to be related to hydrogen.
www.diamondsourceva.com /Education/ColoredDiamonds/colored-diamonds-violet.asp   (284 words)

 Purple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Violet is a spectral color (of approximately 420–380nm) shorter wavelength than blue, while purple is a combination of red and blue light and when regarded as red-violet, it is the only color on the color wheel besides magenta and crimson that is not a spectral color.
The actual color of Tyrian purple, the orginal color purple from which the name purple is derived, is the color of a dye made from a mollusk that, because of its incredible expense (many times more expensive than gold), in classical antiquity became a symbol of royalty because only the very wealthy could afford it.
This color is pure purple conceived as computer artists conceive it, as the pure chroma on the computer screen color wheel halfway between electric violet and electric magenta.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Purple   (1990 words)

Violet is the color of the 7th chakra, the crown chakra, or 6th chakra (third eye) depending on the system, sometimes the 6th is given as indigo and the crown is purple or white.
Purple was the color worn in China by the grandsons of the emperor.
Violet has the shortest wavelength of the colors in the visible spectrum, it vibrates very fast, violet is made from equal parts of Blue and Red.
pjentoft.com /VIOLET.html   (949 words)

 Violet Peachfaced Lovebirds
The rump color shifts from the tourquoise blue of the normal peach to a vivid purple.
Violet is semi-dominant, meaning that a bird that has inherited the color from both parents (A "Double Factor Violet") will show a deeper, more vivid coloring than a bird that inherited the color from only one parent (a "Single Factor violet").
In a double dark factor bird, however, the violet color is overwhelmed by the dark factor, and is very difficult to detect.
www.africanlovebirdsociety.com /genetics/violet.htm   (347 words)

 Diamonds | American Museum of Natural History
Colors from red to violet, real white, and fl are possible and can be complex to understand scientifically.
Colored diamonds are hot, both in the marketplace and in science.
To understand color in diamond, one must remember that light is a form of energy.
www.amnh.org /exhibitions/diamonds/color.html   (221 words)

 Violet, Color Therapy, Color Healing, Color Therapy Kit, Color Therapy Course, Chromotherapy at Peacefulmind.com - ...
Violet is beneficial in the treatment of nervous and emotional disturbances, arthritis, acute cases of consumption and insomnia.
In using violet -- it enhances spiritual power and creativity and is known as the color of the spirit.
Violet is a combination of blue and red and helps to balance spiritual growth, universal love, encourages the flow of imagination and the integration of ideas and allows openness to divine wisdom, selflessness and speeds up natural healing.
www.peacefulmind.com /violet.htm   (1643 words)

 Violet, Color Therapy, HolisticOnLine
Violet is the color of the crown chakra, which is concerned with the energy of the higher mind.
Violet helps to restore a proper perspective both in regard to the mundane aspects of life (including the physical well-being), and the spiritual aspects, helping to keep them practical.
Violet is excellent in calming or overcoming the excesses of violent insanity.
www.holistic-online.com /Color/color_violet.htm   (314 words)

 handprint : an artist's color wheel
In additive color mixing, complementary colors are the two monochromatic (single wavelength) lights that can be mixed to produce the perception of white light, or the two surface colors whose reflectance curves can be combined (with a color top) to produce the same result.
The mixing complements for this point are also among the visual complementary colors (middle or deep red), and the fact that red and blue green are such strongly antagonistic colors in color vision (lying at opposite ends of the r/g opponent contrast) means that many of the neutral mixtures are especially dark and intense.
For the green to blue green paints that are visual complements to blue violet, purple or red violet colors, the problem arises from an excess of "red" and "blue violet" reflectance that magentas and red violets all have in common.
www.handprint.com /HP/WCL/color16.html   (5759 words)

 Color Selection
This 6x6x6 table of color codes on the left displays the 216 "browser safe" color pallette for use on older (v4) internet browsers running on older computers which were only able to support 256 different colors.
The left-to-right arrangement of these 24 colors reflect the sequence of optical light wavelengths along the electro-magnetic spectrum range from red (longer 780 nanometers) to violet (shorter 380 nm).
Pantone is a proprietary naming system (color space) the company uses to ensure accurate color on a variety of mediums (ink, paint, plastics, etc.).
www.wilsonmar.com /1colors.htm   (1612 words)

 Color Theory: a brief tutorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
These 3 colors are the base colors for every other color on the color wheel.
Also note the triangular positioning of the primary colors on the color wheel, and how the secondary colors are next to them.
Primary colors are the most vivid colors when placed next to eachother, which is why you'll notice that most fast food joints use primary colors in their logos, as it evokes speed.
www.liquisoft.com /colortheory.html   (1048 words)

 Budgie Pix
The budgie to the left is the same color as the budgies in the wild.
Violet is a gene that intensifies and deepens the blue color on birds that have blue.
I have adjusted these pictures so that the violet color on the birds is as accurate as possible.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Bluffs/1958/ekeets3.html   (629 words)

 Integration of Color
The main color theme is about the contrast of her hot red hair and warm colors of her body with the cool blues of the futon cover.
Her foot is shaped with light and dark violets, yet her foot is essentially bathed in shadow; it is not touched by the direct yellow light.
The contrast between violet shadows and yellow highlights is one of the most radical color contrasts possible.
newberryworkshop.com /Tutorial/color/integcolor.html   (441 words)

 VACCC -- VisiBone Anglo-Centric Color Code
Each of the 216 colors in the Webmaster's Palette has aname here, as well as a 1-3 letter abbreviation.
That's due to the color detection mechanism of the human eye.
Violet in the color spectrum is the furthest thing from Red.
www.visibone.com /vaccc   (614 words)

 Gamblin Artists Colors - Artists Grade Oils - Violet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Usually a mixed color made from a cool red and a warm blue, purple symbolizes both sensuality and repentance.
Deep violet that is less red in its masstone than Manganese Violet, this artificial mineral pigment is made by a calcination of cobalt aluminate and sodium phosphate.
Ultramarine Violet, based on Ultramarine Blue, is one among many specialty pigments made by German chemists during the color revolution of the 19th century.
www.gamblincolors.com /materials/violets.html   (528 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Violet Tulip Is 2005's Colorstrology Color of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Violet Tulip is the Color of the Year for 2005, according to
The Violet color ray ignites a loving perspective so that we are able to see without prejudice and heal old wounds, hurt and resentments.
The call to work together in harmony with people throughout the world is strong, and Violet Tulip is conducive to increasing our vision and perspective as we strive for peace and balance in our own lives and the world at large.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=77640   (380 words)

 What Colors Mean — FactMonster.com
is the color of good luck and is used as a holiday and wedding color.
was the color of the House of Lancaster, which defeated the House of York, symbolized by the color white.
Color Psychology - Colors often have different meanings in various cultures.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0769383.html   (834 words)

 Nutrockers Scrollbar Stylesheet Color Code Creator
Take your time picking which colors to use and the results will be worth the wait.
The scrollbar color code generated, is shown in the area below.
If using the scrollbar color code for an Ezboard, the code needs pasting into the Control Center, My Community, Custom HTML, 1st text box from the top.
www.nutrocker.co.uk /scrollbarcolor.html   (232 words)

 v i o l e t   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Named Dal, designed by VIOLET and exhibited at the Pompidou Center, at La Cite des Sciences in Paris, and in Seoul during the "Best Design Exchange" show, it has received the prestigious award from the Observeur du design.
The messages are colored animations that can be created for each type of emotions you want to show.
Dal can display by subtle changing colors the weather forecast, the reception of an email from a loved one, the stock market, the traffic conditionsÉ Whatever information you find useful to have in your daily environment.
www.violet.net /dal_us.jsp   (234 words)

 Violet Color Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Background colors can be set with the BODY code BGCOLOR="#nnnnnn" where each set of two n's represent the color values in hexadecimal of Red, Green, and Blue -- in that order.
The following test patches will link you to the basic pastel colors which do not override text (if in fl, or some other strong color), and show up respectably well even on monitors which are far out of optimum adjustment.
Additionally, these colors will not be altered by the Netscape browser.
jnocook.net /colors/violet.htm   (82 words)

Violet is intended for students, teachers, and authors who need to produce simple UML diagrams quickly.
Violet is the first result of the Google search "Easy UML Editor".
Also, various violets are the official state flowers of Rhode Island, New Jersey, Wisconsin and Illinois.
www.horstmann.com /violet   (1717 words)

 Glidden | Psychology of Color: Violet
Violet, the color of luxury, indicates sensuality, passion and depth of feeling.
This lavish color creates an unusual atmosphere and provides an unexpected essence.
If you like violet, you tend to be unique, highly sensitive and observant.
www.glidden.com /colors/violetpsychology.jsp   (48 words)

 Color 895TY-Stone/Violet from Norton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Due to the different color variations in the pile it is not possible to supply swatches.
The scan may appear somewhat "Brown", but.....if you look closely you should be able to see the "Violet".
We offer Quality 785H in numerous colors, and it is surprisingly versatile.
www.intercaltg.com /colors/895TYn.html   (412 words)

 LEDs - Gallium Indium Nitride UV, violet, purple, blue, aqua, turquoise, green, white. Also Gallium Arsenide and ...
When the LED is viewed directly, it appears to have a piercing deep electric blue color, while the beam itself as projected onto a target appears to have a distinct pure violet color to it, not unlike the surface color of a lighted fluorescent fllight bulb.
The color of the visible light is very similar to the 405nm Cree model, but closer examination reveals it is in fact closer to 407 or 408nm, near the lower end of its wavelength range.
Since the closest thing to violet is blue, most of the light goes through the blue filter, and gives you a blue picture.
ledmuseum.home.att.net /ledvio.htm   (3899 words)

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