Damask is the name given to the fabric on which figures are weaved in such a way that they form a pattern. The fabrics most often used for creating damask are cotton, linen, wool, silk and synthetic fibers. The term damask initially referred to decorative, attractive and patterned silk fabrics that were opulently woven in different colors, and sometimes also with gold, silver and other threads made from metals.
Nowadays, damask weaves are generally produced in silk, linen, cotton or synthetic fibers with various woven patterns like fruits, flowers, animals and other traditional and contemporary designs.
Recognized as a stimulant, red is inherently exciting and the amount of red is directly related to the level of energy perceived. Use red to grab attention and to get people to take action! Red draws attention and a keen use of red as an accent can immediately focus attention on a particular element. There are various shades of the color red: scarlet, crimson, vermillion, carmine, maroon, burgundy, ruby, rose, madder, rouge, brick, blood red, blush, fire engine red, cinnabar, russet, rust, Venetian red, flame, Indian red, tomato.
Red is a powerful color, perfect for the dining room, and making a huge comeback for living rooms as bold accents of red make a very assertive statement of style.
Colors have the power to inspire our behavior, create illusions or simply set an atmosphere for a house. For centuries, vastu colors for homes have been used by mystics to create beautiful and healthy homes which rouse abundance and prosperity. The following colors are believed to be extremely auspicious for a house.