Feb 09, 2016 · What Do Each Of The Mardi Gras Colors Mean? Here's Why You See So Much Green, Purple, And Gold green, and gold as the party's color scheme in 1872 The color green is said to represent faith. Significance of Red & Gold in Chinese culture | Qi Harmony Yellow/Gold is considered the most beautiful color. The Chinese saying, Yellow generates Yin and Yang, implies that yellow is the center of everything. Yellow symbolizes neutrality and good luck and is sometimes paired with red in place of gold.