Home Accent colors citrine. One of my three posts on accent colors to watch this season. Citrine pairs well with a neutral palette and I love it with gray tones ~ citrine with a pale gray or a deep gray sofa ~ beautiful.
So what color is citrine anyway?
Citrine /ˈsɪtriːn/ is has been summarized at various times as yellow, greenish-yellow, brownish yellow or orange.
Citrine accents compliment our 2014 palettes … but what color is it?
Even though the citrine gemstone derived from quartz ranges in color from a pale yellow to orange or brown; generally speaking the color name “citrine” has been coined commercially as a yellow/green/brown color combination varying in shades depending upon the ratio.
No matter what color it is … a little citrine will most definitely make a statement …
Make an entrance.
From Women’s Wear Daily. WWD.com. Alexandre Vauthier Couture Spring 2014.
Serve up a little citrine for dinner.
Dinnerware from Crate & Barrel.
I think it’s interesting to note that the accent colors we are seeing are pretty complicated, a mixture of pure colors creating mysterious tones filled with a chic earthy richness. These accent colors pair well with neutral interiors and have the ability to compliment deeper tones ~ nancy