Including:  All About GREY  *  GREY Around the World and in History  *  GREY Clothing  -  Wearing GREY Clothes  *  GREY in our Dreams – Dreaming of GREY  *  GREY in the Tarot Cards  *  GREY Crystals and Gemstones  *  GREY in the Aura  *  GREY in the Chakras  *  HEALING with GREY – Colour Therapy and Colour Healing with GREY  *

GREY is a combination of BLACK and WHITE and has the distinction of being a combination of all colours, as well as the absence of colour at the same time. 

GREY is controlled and inconspicuous and is considered to be the colour of compromise, possibly because it sits between the extremes of BLACK and WHITE.

GREY relates to the Element of Air, the Moon, and the ebb and flow of the tide, feminine energies, forbearance, insight and reflection.

GREY indicates that balance must be achieved when two opposing viewpoints are at place, in order to influence an outcome either positively or negatively.

GREY is the colour of the intellect, knowledge and inner-wisdom. GREY can also symbolize your personal individualism. GREY encourages and enhances patience and perserverance.

GREY is perceived to be a classic, long-lasting colour that is seen as sleek and refined. It is the colour of dignity, conservatism and authority. GREY represents non-involvement and formal authority. GREY is the colour of sorrow.

GREY can also relate to pessimism and can indicate fear, fright, depression, ill-health, confusion and ambivalence. It can me one feel emotionally distant, detached and/or violated.

GREY has a neutralizing influence, erasing and cancelling situations; often causing stalemates in circumstances.  GREY can be refined and tactful.

GREY is the symbol for security, dependability and maturity. It relates to responsibility and conservative practicality.

GREY emphasizes your willingness to comply, encourages detachment and promotes rest and relaxation.

GREY is a perfect neutral, which is why it is often used as a background colour.

The human eye can distinguish approximately 50 shades of GREY.

A person with an aversion to GREY is someone who prefers to get straight to the point, with no time for political and/or tactical attitudes. They often demand clarity and insist on knowing where everyone stands.

-  GREY is the colour of mourning and repentance, as well as the colour for Lent in Christianity.
-  The Confederate Army wore GREY uniforms during the Civil War in America.
-  Native American Indians associate GREY with friendship.

People who wear GREY clothes are individualistic and self-sufficient, and generally have excellent self-control and prefer to remain aloof and uninvolved in the petty parts of life.

Those who wear GREY often have the tendency to isolate themselves, which can lead to feelings of loneliness. 

People who wear GREY are often those who make good judgements and make for good judges and critics.

GREY often symbolizes a lack of clarity and feeling confused, but alternatively, it also symbolizes deep inner-wisdom.  Seeing the colour grey in a dream may suggest being emotionally detached to something, a situation or someone.

It may also indicate feelings of fear, depression, confusion or ill-health. As the colour GREY indicates depression, feelings of fear and fright, ill-health, confusion and ambivalence, dreaming of GREY may be indicating that you are feeling isolated, detached and/or emotionally distant.

The colour GREY, when appearing in your dreams, may also be symbolizing your individualism.

COLOUR DREAMING  - What the Colours in Dreams Mean

GREY is a combination of WHITE and BLACK and has the unusual distinction of being a combination of all colours  - and absence of colour at the same time.

GREY indicates that balance must be achieved when two opposing viewpoints are at play, to influence an outcome either positively or negatively.

Wherever the colour GREY appears in the Tarot deck, it is an indication of inner-knowing, higher knowledge and inner-wisdom.  

JUSTICE (11) vibrates to the essence of GREY.


GREY gemstones and crystals are healing stones that can assist with improving relationships towards more stability.

Botswana Agate, Cat’s Eye Opal, Chalcedony, Chrysoberyl, Dolomite, Galena, Grey Calcite, Grey Cuprite, Grey Moonstone, Grey Muscovite, Grey Quartz, Grey Star Sapphire, Hematite, Howlite, Iolite, Magnetite (Lodestone), Picasso Marble, Pyrolusite, Russian Agate, Tourmalinated Quartz, Water Sapphire (Iolite)

GREY in the AURA
GREY, in varying degrees, is found in the aura of people who have an inborn love of convention, formality and possess a ‘red-tape’ mentality.

GREY in the aura may indicated a lack of imagination and a tendency towards narrow-mindedness. It is the colour of initiation and can indicate a movement towards unveiling innate abilities.  

GREY in the aura can suggest convention, formality, narrow-mindedness and difficulties. It can also reflect secrets and/or secretiveness.

Shades of GREY leaning towards SILVER can reflect an awakening of the feminine energies. These are the abilities and energies of intuition, illumination and creative imagination.

LIGHT GREY reflects the fears that can manifest as ill-health. 

Very LIGHT GREY in the aura can indicate fear and trepidation.  

PALE GREY reflects poor decisions and choices.

The darker shades of GREY seen in the aura indicates physical imbalances, especially if seen near specific areas of the physical body. It can also be an indication of a need to leave no task undone.  

DARK GREY appearing in the aura is an indicator of physical imbalances.  

CHARCOAL GREY relates to depression and depletion of energy.

Lots of GREY in the aura shows a person who is secretive and ‘loner’ type of person.

In the outer edges of the aura, dark GREYISH/BLACK holes can sometimes be seen in the auric field.

Colours within the Aura

In Colour Healing and Therapy, the colour GREY eases irritations, hyperactivity and mania.

GREY is excellent for mental, emotional and physical releasing and cleansing. GREY works on the mind and emotions to bring about emotional balance. GREY also aids speech and public speaking.

GREY draws negative energy from the body and replaces it with positive energies.

Excessive use of dark GREY may bring depressive energies.

Introduction to Colour Healing – Chromotherapy

Joanne Walmsley      

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