The traditional colors of Mardi Gras are purple, green and gold. They are meant to symbolize justice, faith and power.
... Orleans Carnival: Comus to Zulu," Errol Laborde shows the above-mentioned
meanings of the Mardi Gras colors to be false.
The Mardi Gras colors - purple, green, and gold - each have a special meaning.
A discussion of the three colors of Mardi Gras (gold, purple and green), their
meanings (power, justice, and faith) and their use in beads, cakes, costumes,
Feb 6, 2013 ... The Purple, Green And Gold Have Meaning. The traditional Mardi Gras colors of
purple, green and gold were not chosen arbitrarily. Rex, the ...
Mar 2, 2014 ... Mardi Gras, meaning “Fat Tuesday” in French, has its origins in medieval ... The
tradition of bead throwing starts with their original colors.
The symbolic meaning for each color was not assigned until 1892. These three
colors can be seen adorning gates, walls and doors during the Mardi Gras ...
The Krewe of Rex first introduced this particular scheme in 1872, but it wasn't
until twenty years later that the meaning of each color was revealed. The theme
The meaning of Mardi Gras beads at your fingertips--when they started, what they
're made of, their significance. Party hearty with a real understanding of this ...
Dec 2, 2008 ... Mardi Gras is upon us as well as our doors, walls and garden gates. ... Rex
declared that the colors had meaning: purple for justice, green for ...