Color Report 10 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Dazzling Blue

The Pantone Spring 2014 Fashion Color Report provides an overview of fashion designers’ color choices in their new collections. The colors are important for jewelers to know so they can help customers color-block accessories. Here are five ways to color-block with Pantone’s Dazzling Blue.

Pantone's Dazzling Blue

Pantone 18-3949 Dazzling Blue

Dazzling Blue pairs well with bold colors and other blues, and brightens softer shades.

1. Give Dazzling Blue–colored garments a healthy dose of turquoise and amethyst jewels for an analogous color effect.

Earrings by Abellan

Earrings in 18K gold with 38.64 cts. t.w. amethyst, 5.54 cts. t.w. London blue topaz, 21.4 cts. t.w. turquoise, 3.24 cts. t.w. pink tourmaline, 0.80 ct. t.w. diamonds, and 0.25 ct. t.w. rubies, $47,500;  Abellan New York

2. Pair Dazzling Blue with black for a dramatic vibe.

Lyon Fine Jewelry necklace with black diamonds

Bron-Yr-Aur necklace in 18k gold with black rhodium and 0.28 ct. t.w. black diamonds, $1,500; Lyon Fine Jewelry at Luxe Intelligence

3. Outfit Dazzling Blue attire with orange for extra vibrancy.

Angelique de Paris resin and Swarovski crystal bangles

Bangles in resin with Swarovski crystals, $135; Angélique de Paris

Sachin + Babi sketch for Pantone

Dress by Sachin + Babi

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

4. Accessorize Dazzling Blue with brown jewels for an inviting juxtaposition of cool and warm colors.

Uno de 50 necklace with smoky quartz and silver

Limited-edition necklace with smoky quartz and silver, $669; Uno de 50

5. Dress Dazzling Blue with gold (or gold plate) for a classic look. 

Necklace in gold plate by Artistry

Pendant necklace in 18k gold-plated silver, $100; Artistry

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