Color Report 6 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Bright Cobalt

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 Bright Cobalt.

Bright Cobalt by Pantone

PANTONE 19-4037 Bright Cobalt

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Bright Cobalt has “a slightly green undertone” and “offers a subtle twist on traditional cobalt blue,” according to Pantone.  

1. Pair Bright Cobaltcolored garments with brown or tan for an unexpected but soothing effect.

Bracelets by Verdi in 18k gold with gemstones (see center piece with aquamarine and brown and colorless diamonds)

Bracelets by Verdi in 18k gold with gemstones (see center piece with aquamarine and brown and colorless diamonds)

Frock by Whit NY, image courtesy Pantone

Frock by Whit NY

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2. Add a dark modern edge to Bright Cobalt outfits with a black accessory.

Jennifer Ann earrings in 14k gold with black and colorless diamonds by Dana Rebecca Jewelry

Jennifer Ann earrings in 14k gold with black rhodium and 0.95 ct. t.w. colorless and 0.38 ct. t.w. black diamonds, $3,520; Dana Rebecca Jewelry

Outfit by Rachel Roy, image courtesy Pantone

Ensemble by Rachel Roy

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3. Give prints a pop of color by accessorizing with a Bright Cobalt-colored jewel.

Doublet earrings in 18k gold with black diamonds by Doves

Earrings in 18k gold with 29.05 cts. t.w. white topaz over lapis, 1.25 cts. black diamonds, and 0.2 ct. colorless diamonds $3,900; Doves by Doron Paloma

4. Create an analogous color scheme by mixing Bright Cobalt with purple.

Bracelet in silver with blue topaz and amethyst by Samuel Behnam Jewelry

Bracelet in silver with 40.2 cts. t.w. blue topaz and 45.3 cts. t.w. amethysts, $1,750; Samuel B. Collection

Outfit by Emerson, image courtesy Pantone

Outfit by Emerson

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5. Pair Bright Cobalt with white accessories for a crisp nautical look.

Mix and Match ear studs in 14k gold with diamonds by Red C Jewels

Letter stud earrings in 14k gold with 0.14 ct. diamonds, $300 pair; Red C Jewels

BCBGMaxAzria garment, image courtesy Pantone

Garment by BCBGMaxAzria

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