Color Report 3 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Hemlock

The Pantone Spring 2014 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 Hemlock.

Panton's Hemlock color

PANTONE 15-6114 Hemlock

This minty green, like Violet Tulip, will complement other sherbet shades and break up busy prints. The soft hue can also serve as a neutral to bolder colors.

1. Pair Hemlock with complementary colors in the red to pink family.

ZDNY & Co. amethyst and sapphire earrings

Earrings in 18k gold and sterling silver with 29.22 cts. t.w. amethyst, 15.89 cts. t.w. pink sapphire, 1.31 cts. t.w. diamonds, and freshwater pearls, $6,626; ZDNY & Co.


Emerson by Jackie Fraser sketch for Pantone

Dress by Emerson by Jackie Fraser

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

2. Pair analogous colors like yellows and other greens with Hemlock for a calming effect.

Signet ring in 14k gold from Ginette NY

Large Signet ring in 14k yellow gold, $3,000; Ginette NY

3. Suggest Hemlock-colored jewels to balance vibrant prints.

Vieri green tourmaline, diamond, and 18k gold pendant necklace

Lily necklace in 18k gold with 8.91 ct. green tourmaline and 1.74 cts. t.w. diamonds, $89,690; VIERI

Nicole Miller sketch for Pantone

Garment by Nicole Miller

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

4. Dress Hemlock-colored frocks in a statement-making, metal-intense piece—there’s no wrong finish!

Mauricio Serrano silver necklace

Molecule Collar necklace in silver is electroformed, $7,000; Mauricio Serrano

5. Adorn Hemlock garments in blacks or whites for a classic look.

Nancy Newberg oxidized silver, diamond, and pearl earrings

Twist Circle earrings in oxidized silver with white freshwater pearls and 0.198 ct. t.w. diamonds, $1,500; Nancy Newberg


Rebecca Minkoff sketch for Pantone

Outfit by Rebecca Minkoff

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

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