YOLA GRAY-BAKER – CREATOR OF HOUSE OF FLAYVA
House of Flayva designs will portray the use of the well-known Jamaican Rastafarian colors of red, green, and yellow, as well as the Jamaican National Colors of green, black and gold.
Rastafarians adopted the colors red, yellow, and green as the color of the Movement. … The red stands for the blood of black martyrs that were shed around the world during their struggle for liberation, equal rights, and justice. Yellow represents the wealth of the homeland, Africa, particularly the gold. And the green represents the beauty and vegetation of the Promised Land – Ethiopia.
The symbolism of the Jamaican colors …. Black depicts the strength and creativity of the people; Gold, the natural wealth and beauty of sunlight; and green – hope and agricultural resources.