Not everything that glitters is gold, but that is gold that is, no doubt. Gold is the color of gold and all objects bearing that tone refer directly or indirectly to this precious metal.
Want to understand a little better about this color and break make a beautiful decoration using gold? Then come more and unveil with us this glittering world.
Meaning of the golden color
The golden color is deeply related to all that indicates material wealth, power, prosperity and victories. It is no wonder that the crowns of kings and the medals for the winners are gold and hence gold.
The expensive and the exclusive are also represented by the golden color. It is the color of extravagance, ostentation, social prestige and sophistication.
But make no mistake that gold refers solely and exclusively to material and worldly concepts. On the contrary. Color is also associated with lofty ideals, wisdom, understanding, and spiritual enlightenment. The Buddha is golden, remember that?
In addition to Buddhism, other religions seek in gold the expression of their highest beliefs. As in Islam in which the tone, along with the green, represents paradise. The edges of the pages of the Qur'an are golden to symbolize the blessings of Allah.
For Christians, gold is a divine color associated with the image of Jesus Christ. For them, the teachings of Jesus are shining like gold. In Hinduism, gold is the color of wisdom and knowledge. Therefore it is very common to see the Hindu gods represented in golden settings or holding objects in color.
How to use gold in decoration
The gold is a shade of metallic yellow. For this reason it carries with it a lot of the meanings of the yellow color, but with a 'q' of more refinement and exuberance.
The gold in the decor conveys status, nobility, luxury and sophistication. And these characteristics do not go unnoticed, since the color is striking enough.
The gold can be used with discretion in small objects or, even more, appear of more impact way in a whole furniture or in the wall, for example.
The combinations between gold and other colors directly imply the type of sensation one wishes to pass. The gold with black suggests elegance and richness, when combined with white, is clean and elegant. The golden with dark blue or green brings an atmosphere of success and credibility. Along with purple, gold emanates beauty and is associated with expensive and luxurious things.
And so let's take a little bit of that glamor into your home decor? For this we brought images of environments decorated with the golden color to make your eyes shine - literally. Check out:
60 ideas of golden color in the decoration of environments
Picture 1 - Combine the gold with other sophisticated materials, like the marble; see how the duo is pure luxury.
Picture 2 - Golden wire benches: notice how common materials are valued with this color.
Picture 3 - The clean and minimalist decoration can also benefit from the positive influence of the gold.
Picture 4 - The golden one can still be present in a modern painting.
Picture 5 - In this double room, the golden reigns, but with balance and ponderation.
Picture 6 - The combination between black and gold is sophisticated and luxurious; in the picture, the pair was used on the set of table and chairs.
Picture 7 - Only one detail in gold is enough to take out a furniture or ambience of the sameness
Picture 8 - A proposal of a bold and original bathroom: here, the shades of black and gold join the retro and the modern.
Picture 9 - Already this other bathroom bet on the luxury and refinement of the gold using the tone in much of the environment.
Picture 10 - The gold in this bathroom comes reflected in the mirror, but not only there; the tone is also found in the tub and on the shelf sharing space with the white color.
Picture 11 - Gold accessories for the white bathroom: an easy and fast trick to change the look of this space of the house.
Picture 12 - The classic white and black decoration can gain an extra charm with a golden furniture, like the bed of the image.
Picture 13 - A discreet lamp, but still able to bring the symbolism of gold to the decor.
Picture 14 - The wall that receives the TV gained a farthing covered in shades of gold; the rustic brick wall contrasts with the luxuriance of color.
Picture 15 - This wall lamp comes to prove that gold can be rather a color for modern and bold objects.
Image 16 - The light is also golden; explore this element when designing the decor.
Picture 17 - A luminary golden and bright as the sun; to complete the table top in the same tone.
Picture 18 - In this image, the entrance of the kitchen was valued with the presence of the golden bow.
Picture 19 - Golden combined with white and pink leaves the romantic atmosphere, cozy, but also elegant and refined.
Picture 20 - From above: in this kitchen, the gold enters the suspended elements and the stools composing a visual line complete with color.
Picture 21 - It may not be gold, but it is the first thing one thinks of when looking at this wardrobe.
Picture 22 - A kitchen to waste luxury, beauty and sophistication.
Picture 23 - In this room, the proposal was to let the gold appear subtly, without extravagance.
Picture 24 - The black kitchen bet on the gold as single point of light and contrast.
Image 25 - How about showing a golden balcony, like the one in the picture?
Image 26 - Use golden to highlight some piece in the environment that you believe deserves attention.
Picture 27 - Golden Mirror Frame: A simple intervention to modify the face of your bowman.
Picture 28 - In this kitchen, the golden one lives in the details: handles, feet of the chairs, coifa and in the wire of the lamps.
Picture 29 - Some materials perfectly match the gold, as is the case of marble, wood and glass.
Picture 30 - The touch of glamor of this kitchen comes in the gold of the bench and in the seats of the stools.
Picture 31 - The gold reinforces the proposal of glamor and elegance of the dressing rooms.
Picture 32 - But if for you a detail only in gold is not enough, try daring and paint the whole corridor in color.
Picture 33 - The black background of the kitchen ensures even more prominence for the original golden cabinet.
Image 34 - Get out of the basics and bet on the golden metals to lift the mood of your bathroom.
Picture 35 - The combination of gold with the green tone of the chairs was unusual, but at the same time charming.
Picture 36 - The composition between blue and gold is classic and sober.
Picture 37 - The black and white kitchen bet on the details in gold to create contrast and dots of color.
Picture 38 - A gleaming golden staircase! The steps look like giant gold bars.
Picture 39 - Now if the intention is to create a pure luxury and sophistication, bet on the combination of marble and gold.
Picture 40 - In the lobby, the gold seats reflect the light and stand out even more.
Picture 41 - This cafeteria left the traditional and invested in a ceiling full of tubes in the golden color.
Picture 42 - If the money is short to change the decor, use golden balloons: a quick and cheap solution.
Picture 43 - The golden table top was harmonized with the slightly yellow chairs; black completes the scene.
Picture 44 - Bed and lamp gold, but not any bed, nor any lamp; they have their own style and design.
Image 45 - The effect of the golden paint running down the wall was original and creative, besides offering a proposal of different use for color, outside the traditional context that involves luxury and glamor.
Picture 46 - Golden friezes and very different for the kitchen furniture.
Picture 47 - Modern bathroom, but that combined elegance and style with the use of gold and white marble.
Picture 48 - In this kitchen, the gold and the rose composes a proposal with retro atmosphere.
Picture 49 - Golden matte of the bed creates a harmonious contrast of color and style with the wall of tropical print.
Picture 50 - To coat furniture and walls with gold, you can opt for paint or adhesive paper.
Image 51 - Small objects in gold to increase the noble and refined aura of the room.
Image 52 - Green and golden to create a more sober and intimate atmosphere.
Image 53 - The traditional Scandinavian print in a luxurious and gold version.
Picture 54 - Retro bathroom can be more exquisite with the presence of the golden color.
Picture 55 - A side table here, a lamp there ... detail in detail, the gold is appropriating the environments
Picture 56 - In this room, the gold of the coffee table was complemented by the yellow of the cushions.
Image 57 - A modern and bold lamp, but to stand out even it needs to be golden
Picture 58 - Golden in the fireplace: the color of the fire in combination with the tone of the coating
Picture 59 - The TV panel of this room was elegantly produced in golden color.
Picture 60 - In this kitchen, the gold forms a double of weight with the rosé gold of the pots.