A Splash of Color for 2014: Radiant Orchid

It’s that time of year again when the folks at Pantone really start promoting their Color of the Year in earnest. Those in the printing and high fashion industry have known about the Spring 2014 Pantone Fashion Color Report for a while, but most of us are getting to see these colors for the first time. Check ’em out!

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Although the color Radiant Orchid (the official 2014 Color of the Year) looks a bit more lavender in the photo above, all other depictions of it show a cross between a deep raspberry and a slightly bluish purple:

pantone_radiant_orchidIt’s a gorgeous shade, and we’ve been seeing it a lot lately! Here are just a few lovely examples of how some talented jewelry artists used the vibrant hue in their jewelry designs, as well as some inspiring palettes by design-seeds.com that use the color. Enjoy!

Sugilite pendant by Jayelle Jewelry on Etsy.

Sugilite pendant by Jayelle Jewelry on Etsy.

wire & pearl necklace by elinacreations on Etsy.

wire & pearl necklace by elinacreations on Etsy.

Garduated, multi-strand necklace by Piperlime.

Garduated, multi-strand necklace by Piperlime.

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