Purple is not just a joi-ful color. It is associated with nobility, royalty, and ambition. It goes best with different colors and shades and it looks good on almost everything as well. If you are a purple lover or not, we have got you some interesting facts about the color purple that you never heard of!
1- The color purple has a physical effect on people. It makes you more creative and calms your nerves and mind.
2- The color purple originally came from mucus glands of a tropical sea snail.
3- There are more than 60 flowers species in the world that is purple.
4- The snail that produces the purple mucus is called the murex which is purpura in Latin, and this is the reason behind the name ‘’purple’’.
5- Purple dye was very expensive historically and incredibly hard to find. That is why only the rich and powerful used to use it.
6- The phrase “Born to the purple” means born into a royal or noble family.
7- The Archbishop of Cyprus is allowed to sign official papers in purple ink.
8- Purple is the color of epilepsy awareness as it is associated with lavender that is a traditional herbal treatment for the disease.
9- There is a movie called ‘’The Color Purple”. It was released in 1985 and nominated for 11 Oscars.
10- There is a Purple day that is 26th of March where people dress up in purple and raise awareness for epilepsy.
11- Purple is considered a non-spectral color. As it is not one of the colors on the spectrum and it doesn’t have its own wavelength of light.
12- There is too many shades of purple everyone can name like lavender, lilac, mauve, indigo, eggplant, plum, violet, orchid, pomegranate, and puce
13- The hit ‘’Purple Rain” won an Oscar in 1984 for the best original song.
Those were the 13 reasons, but if you are looking for more reasons. joi is preparing a purple gift for you! Stay tuned and wait for our mega purple surprise!