Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. (source)
2020 might not have been the year of dependability and stable foundation, but no one can argue the classic blue color isn’t without its charms. In fact, a dash of this classic blue hue might be just the trick for getting through these upcoming winter months with a renewed sense of optimism and a whole lot of style.
What is Pantone and Its Significance?
From interior to fashion design, the Pantone Color System is the foremost authority on color matching in the world. From its inception in the 1960s, Pantone set out with one mission: to solve color matching problems in the printing industry.
However, it wasn’t long before Pantone became the go-to source for classification and matching colors in numerous industries. Because Pantone created a catalog with a numerical code for every color, tone, and tint, color matching became more accessible than ever.
In recent years, many trend forecasters also use Pantone’s insights and colors of the year to predict the hottest items in fashion, home accessories, and more.
We’ve identified two ways in which you can incorporate this color into the remainder of your 2020 plans.
Classic Blue Jewelry and Gemstones
Many of our customers have particular preferences regarding the type of stone they collect, wear, or use to commemorate a significant event (such as a birthday or anniversary). The color of a stone is typically one of the first things we hear about from customers who are looking for something special.
In various tones, blueish stones are incredibly popular gems to use in earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings. We’ve even seen them used in engagement and wedding ring sets.
Finding just the right color or shade of blue can be quite tricky when shopping for gemstones for the first time, so it’s helpful to learn about the different types of stones and the shades of blue you’re likely to see in our store and beyond.
Those born in September already know about the significance of sapphire. It’s the most popular blue stone that we see in many jewelry settings, but there are many other options.
Other deep-blue settings include kyanite, lapis lazuli, and zircon.
Lighter blue tones are also available in topaz and aquamarine (March birthstone).
Depending on the shade of blue you’re looking for, there could be several options available. Our experienced consultants can help you find exactly what you need in a piece that’s sure to be an heirloom-worthy addition to anyone’s jewelry box.
Classic Blue Dishes, Gifts, and Place settings
Today, we’re seeing more and more homeowners opt for neutral textures and materials for paint, furniture, or flooring. That said, we love seeing color embraced at every opportunity, and there’s no better way to do that than giving or receiving classic blue dinnerware, gifts, or vases.
Timeless, elegant, dependable, stable – not only are these qualities that describe the Pantone Classic Blue color of the year, but they’re also qualities that anyone should want in their home. The meaning and symbolism behind the color is yet another reason to embrace it in your interior style.
From bold vases and dishes to subtle blue detailing on accessories such as chinoiserie, blue is a comforting color in many sophisticated homes. The best part? Gift-givers and homeowners can likely find blue home accessories, gifts, and place settings at many different price points.
Looking for a specific gift, housewarming present, or registry item? Ask one of our associates!
Not Too Late to Embrace Pantone’s Color of the Year
Every December, Pantone introduces the new color of the year, but it isn’t too late to embrace this trend if cool, classic blue is your color.
With the holidays right around the corner, many people are already thinking about what to purchase for a friend, newly-married loved one, or someone special.
At Bromberg’s, our passion is helping our customers find the right gift that’s on point and in just the right hue.
What do you think about Classic Blue? Will you be embracing this color of the year?
It’s Bromberg’s mission to provide clients with an unforgettable and enjoyable luxury experience. We operate two Birmingham fine jewelry stores located in Mountain Brook Village and the Summit. At each of our locations, we provide meticulous attention to our products to ensure quality for our loyal customers. If you are looking for that special piece, need a jewelry repair or appraisal, or just have a general question or comment, please contact us.