What is Celeste?
Celeste is an adjective that indicates that something is belonging to or relative to heaven . It comes from the Latin caelestis and this from the word caelum (sky, firmament).
This adjective is associated in many cases with certain nouns. Some examples are: celestial bodies (comets, asteroids, natural satellite planets, stars …) or celestial map (plane or schematic drawing that includes constellations and their stars that serves to locate celestial bodies).
Sky blue color
The light blue or light blue is a type of pale blue . Also known as cerulean or cerulean blue. In the HTML language it is identified with the code # 0CB7F2.
Some sports teams are known as ‘La Celeste’ due to the color of their equipment, for example the Uruguay National Soccer Team.
Meaning of the celestial color
The light blue color is used in different contexts symbolically, usually referring to the sky.
- In color therapy, the color blue is associated with freshness and is used to relax and calm emotions and even as an aid to meditation. For these reasons, specifically the light blue color, it is recommended for the walls of the rooms.
- Traditionally, the Virgin Mary is represented in clothing of this color, representing purity and divinity.
- In heraldic flags and shields this color associated with the sky and / or the sea is used. In the same way, it is given an even more symbolic meaning, identifying them with values such as justice, loyalty, strength, etc. In Latin America, after independence, several countries use this color in their flag, such as Argentina, Honduras or El Salvador. In countries whose flag has this color, this color can be used in other contexts (eg clothing) as a symbol of patriotism.
- In the Mongolian, Kyrgyz and Altaic peoples traditionally the celestial color is associated with the Blue Wolf, who according to his mythology came down from Heaven to create these towns.
- In the Church of Scientology this color is used with reference to a phrase from its founder L. Ron Hubbard in the statement that he wanted to sell to potential members of his Church ‘a slice of blue sky’. (In English, blue skyis blue sky and sky bue , light blue).
- Some peoples of Syria and Southeast Asia associate this color with death and mourning.
- In the Anglo-Saxon world, this color is associated with children and is even known as baby blue.