The Colours of Braided Shore
Various colours have specific meaning to the Asken folk of Braided Shore, and much can be said by only picking the right shade for a certain intention.
Umber is the colour of mysticism and creativity, and is rooted in the bond between folk and nature.
Cobalt is the colour of eternity and sorrow, of calm, and – most notably – of death.
Marble is the non-colour of the Wind, the paleness of youth and humility.
Sulphur is the colour of the sun, and the passing of time – of learning, culture, and achievement.
Cinnabar is the colour of blood, fire, and passion – of life and the beating heart.
Char is the colour of nobility and seniority – of singularity, mastery, and wisdom.
Orchid is also known as royal cobalt, and is the colour of the Halzhaan Dynasty, therefore representing leadership as well as sociability and persuasion.
Jade is the colour of harmony and healing – of reflection.