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ⓘ Carnelian, color. Carnelian is a color named after the carnelian variety of the mineral chalcedony. This semi-precious gemstone is noted for its rich shade of r ..



Carnelian (color)
                                     

ⓘ Carnelian (color)

Carnelian is a color named after the carnelian variety of the mineral chalcedony. This semi-precious gemstone is noted for its rich shade of reddish-brown.

The first recorded use of Carnelian as a color name in English was in 1899.

                                     

1. Carnelian in culture

School colors

  • The official school colors of Cornell University are carnelian and white;

Sports

  • Carnelian is the main color of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Major League Baseball MLB franchise.
                                     

1.1. Carnelian in culture Buildings

  • The Carnelian Room was a luxury restaurant that was once located on the 52nd top floor of the 555 California Street Building, formerly the Bank of America Center, in San Francisco, California. The restaurant was so named because 555 California Street is a building whose outer cladding is composed of carnelian colored granite. The restaurant went out of business on 31 December 2009 because of the continuing impact of the financial crisis of 2007–2008. In 2013, the space the restaurant occupied was leased by video game company Supercell.
                                     

1.2. Carnelian in culture Business

  • In 1898, Herberton Williams, a Campbell Soup Company executive, convinced the company to adopt a carnelian red and bright white color scheme, because he was taken by the crisp carnelian red color of the Cornell University football teams uniforms.
                                     

1.3. Carnelian in culture Literature

  • Jherek Carnelian is the time traveling hero of the science fiction trilogy Dancers at the End of Time by Michael Moorcock
  • Carnelians is a science fiction novel written by Catherine Asaro, first published in 2012.
  • The Carnelian Cube is a fantasy novel written by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt. It was first published in hardcover by Gnome Press in 1948.
                                     

1.4. Carnelian in culture Sports

  • Carnelian is the main color of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Major League Baseball MLB franchise.
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