Color Report 4 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Radiant Orchid

The Pantone Fall 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 Radiant Orchid.

Pantone's Radiant Orchid

PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid

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Radiant Orchid “reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” according to Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone’s executive director. “Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality…inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love, and health.”

1. Give Radiant Orchid–colored garments a pop of green for a complementary color effect.

Ashi silver, peridot, and diamond earrings

Earrings in sterling silver with peridot and 0.05 ct. t.w. diamonds, $185; Ashi

2. Couple Radiant Orchid with a neutral such as gold or silver.

Belle Brooke necklace in silver

Luz Crescent Moon pendant in polished sterling silver with an oxidized interior, diamonds, and a moonstone cabochon, $1,050; Belle Brooke

3. Pair Radiant Orchid with black for a modern look.

Carole Shashona bracelet

Imperial Yin Eye bracelet in silver with black and gray diamonds and sapphire accents, $3,600; Carole Shashona

Nanette Lepore Radiant Orchid sketch for Pantone

Outfit by Nanette Lepore

Image courtesy of Pantone

4. Enhance a print by accessorizing with a Radiant Orchid-colored jewel.

Pandora ring

Ring in silver with pink and clear CZ, $115; Pandora Jewelry

5. Create an analogous color scheme by pairing a red or a blue with Radiant Orchid.

Dana Rebecca earrings

Jennifer Ann earrings in 14k gold with black rhodium, 0.95 ct. t.w. diamonds, and 0.5 ct. t.w. blue sapphires, $3,520; Dana Rebecca

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