Amber color

Amber color

Amber color

In the beginning, people caught fire from sunlight from trees. Eventually, people discovered the power of the heat from fire to warm themselves from the cold. From that, people were able to use fire to help cook food and grow plants. In the same way that fire has been used for thousands of years, the modern-day concept of amber has been around for about a 1,750 years.


In Gaelic games, Armagh play in a darker amber color (the amber that is prevalent in the Irish flag), Offaly play in the original colors of the Irish flag (green, white and amber) and Kilkenny also play in black and amber, albeit a more yellow amber. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

There are many ways to mix/generate a color. Computer screens display the required color mixing tiny red, green and blue lights (RGB). Turning off all three components results in a black pixel, while if all components are lit up on full brightness that results a white light.


The original Amber Room in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg was a complete chamber decoration of amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors. Due to its singular beauty, it was sometimes dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World". (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

The color received its name from the fossilized resin of trees. Most amber recognized today is Baltic amber, and it has the rich golden yellow color which we call amber. The color can be found by mixing orange and yellow, though of course the resin amber is a sparkly shade which could be achieved by incorporating some hints of gold. (Source: www.colorpsychology.org)


Amber, sometimes named "Bastard Amber", along with 'Moonlight Blue', is one of the two most common colors used in stage lighting

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