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Rose is the color halfway between red and magenta on the HSV color wheel, on which it is at hue angle of 330 degrees.

Rose is one of the tertiary colors on the HSV color wheel. The complementary color of rose is spring green.

Rose

In the color box at right is displayed the color rose.

The color FF007F is at a hue angle of 330 degrees, precisely half way between red and magenta, on the HSL and HSV color wheel.

Sometimes rose is quoted instead as the web-safe color FF00CC, which is closer to magenta than to red, corresponding to a hue angle near 320 degrees.

Etymology of rose

The first recorded use of rose as a color name in English was in 1382.

The etymology of the color name rose is of course the same as that of the name of the flower. The name originates from Latin rosa, borrowed through Oscan from colonial Greek in southern Italymarker: rhodon (Aeolic form: wrodon), from Aramaic wurrdā, from Assyrian wurtinnu, from Old Iranian *warda (cf. Avestan warda, Sogdian ward, Parthian wâr).

Misty Rose (web color)

At right is displayed the web color misty rose.

This is written as mistyrose in HTML code for computer display.




Tea Rose

At right is displayed the color tea rose. This is the tint of the color that is used in interior design. This color is popular in interior design for painting bedrooms, especially among women.

There is a different color also called tea rose, which is the color of an orange rose called a tea rose. This other color called "tea rose" is displayed in the article called variations of orange as tea rose (orange).

The first recorded use of tea rose as a color name in English was in 1884.

The source of this color is the ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Tea Rose (color sample #28)

Classic Rose

At right is displayed the color classic rose.

The color classic rose is a pale tint of rose.

The color name classic rose has been in use since 2001 when the Xona.com Color List was first promulgated.

Persian Pink

Since the color rose is so well loved in Persiamarker (Iranmarker), many shades of rose are named after Persia, such as the light shade of rose at right that is called Persian pink. This color is very popular in women's fashion.

The first recorded use of Persian pink as a color name in English was in 1923.

Color sample of Persian Pink--it is called here Persian Rose but the usual name for this color is Persian Pink. This color also matches the color sample of Persian pink in A Dictionary of Color, referenced below:

Rose Pink

At right is displayed the color rose pink.

The first recorded use of rose pink as a color name in English was in 1761.

Brilliant Rose

At right is displayed the color brilliant rose.

This Crayola color was formulated in 1949 and the name changed in 1958 to magenta. However, the original name is more accurate since this color is much closer to rose than magenta.See the "Lost Crayola Crayon Colors" website.

Light Thulian Pink

At right is displayed the color light Thulian pink. This color is also called light Thulite pink. Another name for it is light Icelandic pink.

Sample of Light Thulian Pink: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of (Light) Thulite Pink (color sample #247)

Thulian Pink

At right is displayed the color Thulian pink. This color is also called Thulite pink.

The first recorded use of Thulite pink as a color name in English was in 1912.

The term Thulian pink refers to the land of Thule, most often used as the Greek name for Icelandmarker (The Latin name would be Thulia). A Thulite or Thulian would be an inhabitant of Thule, i.e. Iceland. Therefore another name for this color is Icelandic pink.

Sample of Thulian Pink: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Thulite Pink (color sample #248)

Brink Pink

At right is displayed the color brink pink. This color was formulated by Crayola in 1998.

French Rose

The color French rose is also called France rose.

The first recorded use of France Rose as a color name in English was in 1926.

Color sample of French Rose--this color matches exactly the color sample shown as France rose in A Dictionary of Color.

Razzmatazz

Displayed at right is the color Razzmatazz.

This color is a rich shade of crimson-rose.

Razzmatazz was a new Crayola crayon color chosen in 1993 as a part of the Name The New Colors Contest.

It was named by then 5-year-old Laura Bartolomei-Hill. She was the youngest winner of Crayola's "Name the New Colors Contest."

American Rose

At right is displayed the color American rose.

The color American rose is also called American beauty. This color is the color of an American beauty rose, the official flower of the District of Columbiamarker.

The first recorded use of American beauty as a color name in English was in 1915.

The source of this color is a picture of an American beauty rose on the official website of the District of Columbia: [187850]

Persian Rose

The color Persian rose is displayed at right.

The first recorded use of Persian rose as a color name in English was in 1922.

The source of this color is the following website: Picture of a Persian rose.

This color matches the color Persian rose color sample in A Dictionary of Color--a highly saturated color close to edge of the color sphere (or close to the purple boundary of the CIE chromaticity diagram), about halfway between rose and magenta.

Razzle Dazzle Rose

Displayed at right is the color razzle dazzle rose.

This color is a vivid shade of rose tending toward magenta.

The color razzle dazzle rose was formulated by Crayola in 1990.

Dogwood Rose (Georgian Rose)

At right is displayed the color dogwood rose.

Dogwood rose was the official description of the color of the flag of the nation of Georgiamarker from 1990 to 2004. Sometimes it is called dogwood red. This color is also called Georgian rose.[187851] Dogwood rose in nature: [187852](Sometimes the color is rendered in some versions of the flag as a simple dark red rather than this color.)

Raspberry Rose

At right is displayed the color raspberry rose.

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Raspberry Rose (color sample #255).

Rose Quartz

A grayish shade of rose is called rose quartz.

The first recorded use of rose quartz as a color name in English was in 1926.

Source of color: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Rose Quartz.

Rosy Brown

Displayed at right is the web color rosy brown.

Old Rose

At right is displayed the color old rose.

The first recorded use of old rose as a color name in English was in 1892.

Source of color: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Old Rose (Color Sample #6).

Rose Gold

The color rose gold is displayed in the color box at right.

This is a popular color for women's jewelry.

The source of this color was a picture of rose gold embossing powder for sale on eBay.

Turkish Rose

At right is displayed the color Turkish rose.

The color name Turkish rose has been in use since 2001 when the Xona.com Color List was first promulgated.

Copper Rose

At right is displayed the color copper rose.

The first recorded use of copper rose as a color name in English was in 1928.

Rose Vale

At right is displayed the color rose vale.

The first recorded use of rose vale as a color name in English was in 1923.

Source of color: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Rose Quartz (color sample #15).

Cordovan

Cordovan is a rich medium dark shade of rose.

The first recorded use of cordovan as a color name in English was in 1925.

Rose Taupe

The color displayed at right is rose taupe.

The first recorded use of rose taupe as a color name in English was in 1924.

Source of color: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Rose Taupe (color sample #19).

Rose Ebony

At right is displayed the color rose ebony.

The first recorded use of rose ebony as a color name in English was in 1924.

Source of color: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Rose Ebony (color sample #47)

Rosewood

At right is displayed the color rosewood.

The color rosewood is named after rosewood.

The first recorded use of rosewood as a color name in English was in 1892.

For a depiction of the wide variety of colors exhibited by actual rosewood, go to the 16 samples of actual rosewood depicted on the following website: [187853]

Bulgarian Rose

At right is displayed the color Bulgarian rose.

The color name Bulgarian rose has been in use since 2001 when the Xona.com Color List was first promulgated.

Rose in human culture

Fashion


Food


Geography
Match me such marvel save in Eastern clime,
A rose-red city - half as old as time!




Holocaust


Occult Physiology
  • According to New Age author C.W. Leadbeater, who claimed to be clairvoyant, of the seven types of etheric atoms that he claimed to be able to observe with his third eye circulating through the human etheric body (colored violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, dark red, and rose), the flow of the rose colored etheric atoms (also called by Leadbeater the rose vitality globule) from the sun into the rainbow colored spleen chakra is the most important since all the other etheric atoms are derived from it and the rose colored atom vivifies the nervous system. Leadbeater also asserted that humans feel good around pine trees because they radiate more rose colored etheric atoms than any other plant.


Parapsychology
  • People who have brilliant rose colored aura are said to be capable of unselfish love as well as having spiritual love for humanity.


Prophetic Teachings
  • The color rose may be used to represent the teachings of Nostradamus because he originally came to note as a result of treating victims of the Black Plague with a formula that used rose hips and rose petals.


Transportation Planning
  • The [MMDA PINK FENCES] in Metro Manilamarker in the Philippinesmarker are used as marks so that the motorists know where the loading of passengers occurs.


Vexillology
  • Dogwood Rose was the official descripton of the color of the flag of the nation of Georgiamarker from 1992 to 2004. (Sometimes the color is rendered in some versions of the flag as a simple dark red rather than this sumptuous rose color; however in the Wikipedia article on Georgiamarker, a boy is shown holding a rose-colored Georgian flag.) [187854]
  • The Spanish province of Leonmarker has a rose colored flag.


References



See also



External links

  • [187855] ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps--See sample of the color [Dark] Persian Rose (color sample #254) displayed on indicated page.
  • [187856] ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Tea Rose (color sample #28).



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