While I savour colour drenched jewel tones, I find them almost too much for me to wear every day. Their brilliance delights me, but I tend to reach for the more subtle colour
This is where grey comes to the rescue! Acting as a subtle foil to the brighter jewel tones, this neutral allows jewel tones such as turquoise, cobalt, red, fuschia, emerald or purple to shine without overwhelming. The strategic use of grey as a “wing man” neutral allows me to introduce those colours to my bead wardrobe.
There are, of course, other neutrals that work beautifully in a number of colour blends… Black is a classic foil for all the same colours, but the result is a slightly different mood. The addition of black to most jewel tones gives a look that is more formal, more cosmopolitan and perhaps even a bit sultry. Grey maintains the
The addition of a number of new grey designs has been an exciting part of the Trollbeads Spring releases. Traditional options remain: “Snowflake Obsidian, Labradorite, “Grey Prism” and Dendritic Agate all offer their own version of the colour. Now newcomers “Neptune’s Promise” and Tropical Conch” add new choices for the collector, and recently we have received a number of gorgeous grey “Ruby Rock”, with just a whisper of raspberry for interest. As always, it is the exceptional beads, such as these Ruby Rocks, that particularly delight me.
Clockwise from Clasp: “Freya Knot Lock”, “Grey Prism”, “Unique”, “Purple Flower Mosaic”, “Endless”, “Sea Anemone”, “Ruby Rock”, “Aurora Flower”, “Transformation”, “Tropical Conch”, “Amethyst”, “Neptune’s Promise”, “Trefoil Knot”, “Sea Anemone”, “Ruby Rock”, “Moonlight Bubbles”, “Three Siblings”, “unique”, “Tropical Conch”, “Purple Prism”.
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