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Gold…Rush!!!!!

INTERIOR DESIGN BY: SUSAN LACHANCE INTERIOR DESIGN

Gold is always in close relation to the sun that shines above us, giving meaning that represent:  success, warmth, happiness, attainment, close truthful friendships, and prosperity.  Overall, the color brightens all things and has a character that is optimistic.  Divinity has also been connected with the color Gold.

Regal in genre, gold is perceived as the color of and the credibility of financial well-being.  Not only a symbol of riches and lavishness, gold is also represented as the highest monumental achievement award; i.e. gold mental.

Gold is a variety of orange, yellow, and brown tones blended together to give the color its elemental appearance.

INTERIOR DESIGN BY: SUSAN LACHANCE INTERIOR DESIGN

Gold Mine in Time:

Tutankhamun’s mask was made of gold.  Gold was also first recorded as a word to describe the color in 1400 in the English language.  The Crayola crayon color gold was first introduced in 1958.  A symbol of monarchy for the British Empire would be the golden lions.  Byzantine art often used metallic gold.

Throughout history, Gold (Au) has been the element that is the standard of all value pertaining to monetary currencies.  The standard economic unit of an account was measured by the weight in gold and is the only standard monetary system or policy as it is always measured in weight which is fixed.

The Golden Age also known as the Utopian Lifestyle was a past era in which the highest quality of artwork would be produced.

INTERIOR DESIGN BY: SUSAN LACHANCE INTERIOR DESIGN

According to the American Society of Civil Engineers; The Golden Gate Bridge is considered and cited as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.  California was also considered the Golden State as it was best known for the Gold Rush that began in 1849.

When it comes to décor, Gold has been the color of choice by many royalties.  However the most famous known for the usage of the color gold would be the bedchamber of the Queen in the Versailles Palace.  The main reception or ceremonial hall as well as the throne were called the “Chrysotriklinos” which translated means Golden Reception Hall.  The bedchamber of the grand apartment in Versailles Palace is also decorated and themed in gold, this would also be the room in which the wife of King Louis XVI of France slept, Marie Antoinette.

INTERIOR DESIGN BY: SUSAN LACHANCE INTERIOR DESIGN

Gold is unique in décor as it truly does conform and match any other color in a palette. No matter what the trend or color scheme is of your décor, gold adds accent and grace with a touch of sparkle and glamour.  The color also can be related or considered an earth tone as it is a blend of the earth tones.

Another special attribute about gold is that it looks great in any and all rooms.  It is not limited by a destination or space, but rather universally appealing for all spaces.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a wall of a hallway, a bedroom, a bathroom, or kitchen, the color gold embraces the beauty, enhancing a variety of rooms in your home.

The extravagance that leads by gold will shine in all tones, leaving you feeling that you’ve got the pot of gold in your home and have found the gold mine.  In conclusion we give the color gold a ‘gold star’!!

 

Style and Design,

Sabrina Alexis

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