When it comes to mood ring colors, red means excited, black means nervous, blue means calm, dark yellow means unsettled, gray means anxious, pink means fearful, orange means daring, brown means restless, bright yellow means imaginative, lavender means sensual, green means normal and white means frustrated. When more than one of these colors show up on a mood ring, it means that the person is feeling a combination of the emotions.
The liquid that is inside a mood ring is meant to react with the temperatures of the body. It changes colors as the temperature of the body changes. A change in body temperature can be a strong indicator of the emotions a person is feeling. For example, when a person is very nervous their body temperature will rise. If a person is indifferent or bored, their body temperature will probably remain at a constant temperature. As the temperature in the body increases, the ring will often get darker or will change color altogether. Depending on the amount of liquid, the age of the liquid and the type of liquid that is used in the ring, the colors shown by the ring can vary in shades. Some rings will display a smaller variety of mood colors because the liquid is not as diverse.