Pantone Announces Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid

Pantone has just announced 2014’s color of the year as Radiant Orchid, a bold, versatile pinkish-purple color that Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, described as “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones” that “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health.” “It’s a little different, it’s a little…

Cinco de Mayo Color Palettes for Beading

Add some flavor to your beaded jewelry and get inspired by Mexican culture! As we near May 5th, the beautiful celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, we’ve put together some beading ideas inspired by the colors of Cinco de Mayo. Fashion houses have also been inspired by our neighbor to the south this season with…