Color Report 8 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Aluminum

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 Aluminum.

Pantone's Aluminum

PANTONE 16-1107 Aluminum

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

Aluminum is “futuristic stainless steel shade that serves as a complex neutral,” according to Pantone.

Zina ring in gold

1. Accessorize Aluminum attire with gold for a classic look.

Classic Wire Arch ring in 14k gold, $1,725; Zina Sterling Silver

2. Pair different shades of gray with Aluminum for an understated, tone-on-tone effect.

Elizabeth Garvin ring

Cyclone ring in oxidized sterling silver and 18k gold with a 6.3 ct. teardrop-shape faceted gray diamond, $5,100; Elizabeth Garvin

Ella Moss sketch for Pantone

Outfit by Ella Moss

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

3. Brighten up Aluminum outfits with a pop of a pink or yellow (or both).

Jewelmak necklace in gold with a pink pearl

Bypass necklace in 14k gold with a pink freshwater pearl, $645; Jewelmak

4. Consider Aluminum a neutral when worn with bright blue or purple.

Hera silver and turquoise necklace

Pendant in silver with 30 ct. turquoise, $495; Hera

Trina Turk sketch for Pantone

Outfit by Trina Turk

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

5. Give Aluminum a contemporary touch with a silver piece.

Alex Woo necklace in silver

Little Faith Crescent Moon necklace in silver, $148; Alex Woo

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