Fashion Week/Month is coming…

The Fall 2013 shows kick off with New York fashion week just around the corner. Check in for regular updates on what jewelry hits the runway and what jewelry designers are presenting for their next collections.

The green trend seems to be holding strong as the Pantone Color Institute announced its top colors for the coming season. Along with Emerald are Deep Lichen Green and Linden Green so expect to see lots more green jewelry coming!

Pantone AW13 Colors

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2013 Pantone Color of the Year: Emerald

Emerald Swatch and Stones

The Pantone Color Institute announced earlier this month that 17-5641 Emerald has been selected as the 2013 Color of the Year. Described in the press release, emerald is “sophisticated and luxurious” as well as “the color of growth, renewal and prosperity”. Anyone who has looked at a stunning emerald stone would certainly agree. This announcement is likely to unleash a wave of emerald in fashion, home design, beauty and accessories as was seen with the 2012 color Tangerine Tango. It is also likely to herald a significant increase in the use of both emeralds and other green stones in jewelry, perhaps putting a slight dent in the ever popular blue stone market. Continue reading