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10 fascinating history highlights about colour

By AJ Cochrane | February 23rd, 2017 • No Comments
10 fascinating history highlights about colour

The evolution of colours is a fascinating one. Historically some colours were even seen to have magical and healing powers.  Read and enjoy these 10 history highlights that have helped mould the colour journey. Royalty and the colour purple go hand in hand. This tradition goes back to ancient times, where snails and clams (mollusk shells) were crushed to extract purple pigment to dye cloth with only the wealthiest and most powerful having access to it. Creating a third colour from two mixed colours has been attributed to Plato. Red paint was cherished by the Aztecs, much more than real […]