Violette is the french version of the latin name Violet, meaning the flower and color. Violet is the color of amethyst, lavender and beauty-berries. It is one of the oldest colors used by man, dating back thousands of years. It has been found in prehistoric cave art in France.
It has been used through the centuries and had many special meanings and symbolisms attached to its use.
Personally, I love all the shades of violet and purple, so naturally I had to make a bird in these shades: