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Color Story: Jewel Tones

Winter just seems to provide the perfect backdrop for jewel tones, and these semi-precious hues are popping this time of year. Jewel tones pair perfectly with the rich hues of the holidays. Ruby red, emerald green, yellow topaz, and sapphire blue, these modern furniture favorites were made to be dressed in vivid gemstone colors. Here’s our narrowed list of modern jewel tone favorites.

Rich, Sapphire blue sofa.
Margot Sofa from Gus Modern

Doesn’t the Margot Sofa from Gus* Modern look positively divine in this plush gemstone color? This jewel-tone hue might be for the bolder, but I could certainly lounge on this velvety couch all day.

ultra modern pink bench.

The PAC Bench from Arktura Furniture rocks this bright pink sapphire color.

Modern Emerald and Gold lounge chair.

The Modernica Grasshopper Chair is kicking back and looking really cool in emerald green. Its slight angle

Ruby gel stackable dining chairs.
Gel-SL Chair Set of 2 from Domitalia

These Gel-T Stacking Chairs, Set of 2 from Domitalia come in a range of candy-colored shades, but it wears ruby red oh so well.

Mid century modern wingback dining chair in sapphire.
Wingback Dining Chair from Tom Dixon

The golden legs on the Tom Dixon Wingback Dining Chair become electric when done out in sapphire blue.

Modern molded yellow side chair
Eames Molded Plastic Side Chair with Dowel-Leg Bases from Herman Miller

Herman Miller’s Upholstered Eames Molded Fiberglass Side Chair stands out from the crowd in sunny yellow topaz.

Jewel-toned pink vase.
Aalto Vase from Iittala

Unsure of this bold color trend? Accessories are a great way to bring jewel tone into any space. The Iittala Aalto Vase comes in a multitude of hues, but I think it looks best in this amethyst hue.

Modern, Ruby, Red dining chair.

The plush garnet upholstery on the Asti Dining Chair from Tonin Casa is so warm and inviting. This chair would look wonderful at the head of the table and mixed in with an assortment of wooden chairs.

There are so many beautiful pieces in bright jewel-tone colors that it made it difficult to choose. So you should check out the full list of jewel-tone beauties just so you can see them all!

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