Blue is the fifth color in the rainbow. Of all the colors, blue has the most shades and hues. Blue can range from very light sky blue to very dark navy blue. Because blue has so many shades and spectrums, it is regarded as being the favorite color of the majority of the earth’s people. In fact, 53% of the flags in the world contain the color blue!
Blue is symbolic of water and the sky and it also represents calmness and peace. However, blue can also be a symbol of sadness as illustrated in the English-language phrase “feeling blue.” Royal blue is regarded as a regale color and baby blue is popular to dress little boys in. Blue is also a popular color for girls though and you will see lots of blue dresses and women’s clothes in stores. Blue is also an incredibly popular color for household furniture and even wall paint. It has a calming and soothing effect so it is a pleasant hue for the home.
Blue is also a very stylish color. The beautiful gemstone called sapphire is famous for its deep blue hue and blue jeans are among the most popular kinds of clothes in the world! In Hinduism, the regaled God Krishna has blue skin and the “Prince Charming” of fairy tales is known as “The Blue Prince” in Italy and Spain.