12 Jewelry Trends for 2014: Radiant Orchid

The annual 12 Jewelry Trends for 2014 list aims to serve as a guideline for store purchases in the new year, highlighting pieces and materials trending now, based on the clothing, color, red carpet, and real-life influences at work in the market. Radiant Orchid is the second trend on the list, and here’s why it’s relevant to jewelers now.

Pantone’s color No. 18-3224 is one very happy hue! The color of 2014 has a fuchsia-like look that pairs well with black and color-blocks beautifully with other purples or lighter shades of pinks. The following new jewels boast the same plummy tones.

MCL earrings with pink sapphire and enamel

Flower earrings in sterling silver with blue enamel and 6 cts. t.w. pink sapphires, $985; MCL

Elizabeth Showers amethyst and gold earrings

Earrings in 18k gold with amethyst, $1,695; Elizabeth Showers

Earrings by Sutura with jade and sapphires

Earrings in 18k blackened gold with natural carved jade, pink sapphire, and black diamonds, $10,500; Sutra Jewels

Ring in 14k gold with amethyst and diamonds by Adeler

Ring in 14k gold with cleaved amethyst and round brilliant-cut diamonds, $12,495; Jorge Adeler

Loretta Castoro necklace in 18k gold with Kunzite and sapphires

Pendant in 18k yellow gold with 104 ct. kunzite and 0.57 ct. t.w. diamonds on a chain with 1.52 cts. t.w. bezel-set pink sapphires, $52,500; Loretta Castoro

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