February 2, 2014

pantone color of the year 2014 radiant orchid

Pantone's color of the year for 2014 is a vivid Radiant Orchid and I've been playing a bit with the color.  My first piece was a simple four part braid just to see how the the different shades work together.

Four part braid in micro macrame in shades of orchid

I felt like my warm up piece read a bit too pink, so for my next piece, I concentrated more on the purple side of things.  I knotted a spiral using three shades of orchid and a bit of olive for some contrast.

Knotted micro macrame spiral in shades of orchid, purple and olive

I tied on a pendant with a polymer clay bead by Barbara Bechtel and a pendant by Humblebeads.

Bead by Barbara Bechtel and pendant by Humblebeads

The bead caps I found mimic the flower petal/leaf theme.

The floral motif is topped off with the sterling silver clasp.

Floral sterling silver clasp

And the finished necklace looks like this:

Knotted spiral micro macrame necklace by Sherri Stokey of Knot Just Macrame

Knotted spiral micro macrame necklace by Sherri Stokey of Knot Just Macrame


  1. Che magnfiico lavoro con magnifici colori


  2. Waouhhhhhhhhh superbe

  3. This necklace is a beautiful blend of the colors. Just took a little tweaking and it is perfect. Love it.

  4. Now, this is how to wear Radiant Orchid! I have not been a fan of this year's color...until now. I just love how you've paired it with that deep purple and neutral olive. Terrific piece!


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