I will present you a few curiosites:
1) This colour comes from a Greek adjective "amaranthos", which means: "never withering",
"growing up beautifully besides of hard conditions" ;)
2) Everyone who has got an allergy for a gluten should know that there exists a plant, which is called:
blood amaranth, red amaranth, purple amaranth, prince's feather (lat. Amaranthus cruentus). That plant
and particularly it grains haven't got the gluten and are used as a raw material for flour and groats
without any gluten (hurray! :D)
3) The amaranth colour is apreciated especially by women (I'm not surprised. In fact it's such a beautiful
4) It was used in ancient Greek costumes. It was a symbol of inmortality and a gorgeous life ;)
5) It symbolises an ability to be brave. We can find it in Polish flags :)
6) It is very interesting that the amaranth colour also symbolises a devoted and stubborn men running to
7) A species of wood is also called by amaranthus.
8) The amaranth is also a name of an organic dark red chemical substance. I will tell you more about it
next time ;)
So, now maybe you want to a little surprice?
That's all for today. To read in next posts ;)