Formal & Business Symbols

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Pine Cone

A symbol of health, wealth and power.

Lightbulb

The lightbulb is often used to depict a flash of inspiration or the conception of an idea. This is based on the ancient concept of the transfer of spiritual energy and strength from the source of light - the sun - to the human intellect.

Colour: Green

This color symbolizes wealth, luck, prosperity and hope.

Colour: Orange

This color symbolizes strength, success, power and authority.

Chess

  • Translates to "intelligence of the wood" (Celtic languages).

  • The game was used as a test of discipline, strategy and intelligence for warriors in India.

Tomato

In Italy, the tomato is a symbol of good fortune and is thought to bring health and wealth into the home. Some Italians place a large red tomato on the mantle to further ensure prosperity.

Door

  • The Roman god Janus holds the key and power of transition.

  • In dream psychology, a closed doorway holds hidden mystery for which the key must be found.

  • An open doorway is liberation or an invitation to take up a new challenge.

Apron

Mason symbol of a person dedicated to work, the working environment, and protection against dangers of the workplace.

Carrots

  • Sliced carrots resemble coins in shape and colour and are thus considered a symbol of prosperity.

  • The Hebrew word for carrots - tsimes - means "to increase". In celebration of the new year, carrots are eaten with the hope of increasing goodness and happiness in the year ahead.

Checkerboard

A symbol for the game of life, expressing the balancing required to move among the light and dark squares.

Automobile

In Dream Psychology, the car represents the physical body or self. The more powerful the car, the more the driver needs excellent self-control and adaptability.

Ribbon

In the Middle Ages, the lady presented ribbons to her knight as a symbol of victory. Ribbons were also thrown to the victor in the joust.