Color Report 2 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Scuba Blue

The Pantone Spring 2015 Fashion Color Report serves as an overview of designers’ color choices in new clothing collections. The colors are important for jewelers to know so they can help customers successfully color-block accessories. Here are five ways to color-block with Pantone’s Scuba Blue. Scuba Blue from Pantone is a key color for spring 2015 fashion

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“Scuba Blue is an invigorating turquoise that conveys a sense of carefree playfulness” and “is reminiscent of a tropical ocean,” according to Pantone.


1. Play up Scuba Blue’s coolness by pairing it with a silver piece.

Mayson ring in silver with diamonds

Ring in silver with 0.35 ct. t.w. diamonds, $1,015; Mayson


Dress by Barbara Tfank via Pantone

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Dress by Barbara Tfank

2. Offer an unexpected color combination with a Scuba Blue ensemble and a red jewel (see Versace and Nina Ricci for further study in how it works together).

Raspberry diamond drop earrings from Pleve Diamonds

Raspberry Ombre Triple Drop earrings in 18k gold with 5 cts. t.w. color-enhanced diamonds set in light-cured ceramic, $8,800; Plevé Diamonds


Attire by Degen via Pantone

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Attire by Degen


3. Adorn a Scuba Blue outfit with yellow gold and black jewelry for an uncommon but chic effect (see Moschino for example).

Bellarri bracelet in gold with black onyx and diamonds

Carmen bracelet in 18k gold with 44.74 cts. t.w. black onyx and 1.44 cts. t.w. diamonds, $13,190; Bellarri

4. Soften the brightness of a Scuba Blue outfit with a light-color blue jewel.

Vicente Agor Snow Cap pendant necklace in gold with aquamarine and diamonds

Snow Cap pendant necklace in 18k gold with 23.87 cts. t.w. aquamarine and 0.78 ct. t.w. diamonds, $14,750; Vicente Agor


Outfit by Tadashi Shoji via Pantone

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Outfit by Tadashi Shoji

5. Dress a print containing Scuba Blue with a same-color jewel to call more attention to it.

Dyed Ethiopian opal earrings in silver from the Samuel B. Collection

Silver earrings from the Attraversiamo collection with 7.86 cts. t.w. Paraiba-shade-dyed Ethiopian opal, $589; Samuel B. Collection


Outfit by Whit NY via Pantone

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Frock by Whit


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