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.
Flower earrings in sterling silver with blue enamel and 6 cts. t.w. pink sapphires, $985; MCL
Earrings in 18k gold with amethyst, $1,695; Elizabeth Showers
Earrings in 18k blackened gold with natural carved jade, pink sapphire, and black diamonds, $10,500; Sutra Jewels
Ring in 14k gold with cleaved amethyst and round brilliant-cut diamonds, $12,495; Jorge Adeler
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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