2015 Color of the Year: Marsala!

We’re ending our Color of the Month challenge in style this December with Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala! The impactful, full-bodied qualities of Marsala make for an elegant, grounded statement color when used on its own or as a strong accent to many other colors.

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Leatrice Eiseman, the Executive Director at the Pantone Color Institute®, had this to say about vibrant Marsala: “Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this robust shade incorporates the warmth and richness of a tastefully fulfilling meal, while its grounding red-brown roots point to a sophisticated, natural earthiness.”

With its inviting warm tones and universal appeal, Marsala is an easily accessible color that has been popping up everywhere this year, from fabrics and cosmetics to accessories and home decor and everywhere in between!

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Our Inspiration Gallery features several stunning designs that incorporates Marsala’s delicious burgundy tones!

vega rich

Vega Rich Bracelet

burgundy

Burgundy Bliss Bracelet

merlot

Merlot Nights Bracelet

marsala dreams

Marsala Dreams Bracelet

marsala love

Marsala Love Bracelet

marsala wrap

Marsala Wrapped Earrings

GA5260-CZGolden Marsala Necklace

Our Marsala Product Picks page is the perfect place to find beads and components that will color your jewelry designs with stylish pops of this elegant shade!

How will you incorporate Marsala in your designs during December’s Color of the Month challenge?

Happy Beading! -Gabby

Gabby

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