Ritual Candle Color Correspondences-Candle Magic 101

Ritual Candle Color Guide

Ritual candle magic is potent, accessible, and effective. By lighting a candle, you are combining the elements of Fire and Air, allowing for those energies to assist you in your workings. Always practice safety first and have your candles lit in well-ventilated spaces that are free of clutter and distractions.

White Candles

White Ritual Candle


Use for: Amplifying, cleansing, purifying, healing, blessings, purity, truth, peace
Day of the Week: Monday or any day
Planet/Element: Moon, Water, Spirit
Energy Center: Crown
CrystalsQuartz Crystal, Selenite, Moonstone, Herkimer Diamond

Black Candles

Black Ritual Candle


•Caution: absorbs & destroys
The burning of this candle is serious. It will neutralize negativity.
Black absorbs light. Think of a black hole.
Use for: Protection, warding off jealousy, unblocking, unhexing, repels illness, shadow work, banishing, reversals.
Day of the Week: Saturday, or on a New Moon
Planet/Element: Saturn, Earth
Energy Center: Root/base
Crystals: Black tourmaline, Jet, Obsidian, Black Kyanite

Red Candles

Red Ritual Candle


Use for: Sex, lust, passion, vigor, vitality, physical world, physical protection
Day of the Week: Tuesday
Planet/Element: Mars, Fire
Energy Center: Root/base
Crystals: Red Jasper, Carnelian, Ruby, Garnet

Pink Candles

Pink Ritual Candle


For emotional love, not passion
Use for: Self love, romance, friendship, connections, sensuality, compassion
Day of the Week: Friday
Planet/Element: Venus, Water
Energy Center: Heart
Crystals: Rose Quartz, Pink Tourmaline, Morganite, Rhodonite

Orange Candles

Orange Ritual Candle


Use for: Ambition, stamina, success, confidence, joy, wealth, strength
Day of the Week: Sunday
Planet/Element: Sun, Fire
Energy Center: Sacral
Crystals: Amber, Carnelian, Orange Calcite

Yellow Candles

Yellow Ritual Candle


Use for: Strength, brainpower, optimism, focus, memory, visualization, health, manifest
Day of the Week: Wednesday, Tuesday
Planet/Element: Mercury, Air, Mars, Fire
Energy Center: Solar Plexus
Crystals: Citrine, Yellow Calcite, Lemon Quartz, Pyrite

Green Candles

Green Ritual Candle


Use for: Money, abundance, prosperity, fertility, financial success, justice, dispel jealousy
Day of the Week: Thursday, Friday
Planet/Element: Jupiter, Fire, Earth
Energy Center: Heart, Root
Crystals: Aventurine, Emerald, Chrysoprase, Pyrite, Citrine

Blue Candles

Blue Ritual Candle


Use for: Meditation, healing, rest, kindness, inner calm, power, health, communication, wisdom
Day of the Week: Wednesday
Planet/Element: Mercury/Air
Energy Center: Throat
Crystals: Sodalite, Blue Kyanite, Lapis Lazuli
Light Blue: harmony, contentment, wisdom, healing
Dark Blue: Flexibility, loyalty, justice, transmutes hate

Purple Candles

Purple Ritual Candle


Use for: Dreamwork, enhancing psychic abilities, divination, meditation
Day of the Week: Thursday, Monday
Planet/Element: Jupiter, Neptune, Moon, Water
Energy Center: Third Eye, Crown
Crystals: Amethyst, Fluorite, Super Seven, Quartz
Variations: Light Purple: dreamwork, psychic ability, high-self, insight, magic
Dark Purple: psychic work, spiritual protection, increasing powers, remove curses.

Brown Candles

Brown Ritual Candle


Connection to Mother Earth and transmuting energy.

Use for: Balance, stability, nurturing, animal magic, attracts money, home, ancestor work
Day of the Week: Saturday
Planet/Element: Saturn, Earth, Pluto, Water
Energy Center: Sacral, Solar Plexus
Crystals: Moss Agate, Black Amber, Hag Stone, Jasper

Gold Candles

Gold Ritual Candle

Transmutes energy
Use for: Abundance, attraction, beauty, confidence, money, power, enlightment
Day of the Week: Sunday, Tuesday
Planet/Element: Sun, Mars, Fire
Energy Center: Solar Plexus, Heart, Crown
Crystals: Citrine, Tigers Eye, Chalcopyrite

Silver Candles

Silver Ritual Candle


Transmutes energy
Use for: Ambition, beginnings, clairvoyance, intuition, spirituality, stability, success
Day of the Week: Monday or Full Moon
Planet/Element: Moon, Water
Energy Center: Spirit, Sacral
Crystals: Quartz Crystal, Selenite, Apophyllite

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