This colour was standardised in 1934. It is one of the oldest existing colour names with 700A.D. as the earliest known record. The colour here shown is a general representation of many grass samples submitted by textile and other colour using industries.
Nanking Blue is a seasonal colour name introduced in 1936 to describe a blue colour found in Chinese silks.
Nanjing formerly Romanized as Nanking and Nankin, was the largest city in the world from 1358 to 1425 with a population of 487,000 in 1400. This lovely bright blue has been used for many centuries.Care - Do not shake candles. The hand-poured nature of the products means that they are very delicate and wax discs may seprate if not handled with care.