The wonderful thing about a particular color being on trend is that is possible to find all manner of jewelry that incorporates or riffs upon that color. Jewelry can highlight a particular hue in a multi-color print, or can create nuanced and sophisticated tone-on-tone effects. In short, jewelry can enhance the visual impact of a color.
Deep saturated blue presents a wealth of options in jewelry, from gemstones such as sapphires and lapis lazuli at the high end to materials such as enamel, crystal, rhinestone, glass, ceramic, resin, plastic, cording, and other dyed materials in costume jewelry choices. With the ready availability of a wealth of choices consolidated into online marketplaces such as eBay, it is possible to find all manner of options.
For example, cobalt blue glass is perennially popular in housewares and equally as a component of jewelry. Here is an example of a mid-Century choker composed of cobalt blue and white glass beads.
An exotic lariat necklace of heavy cobalt glass and goldtone beads with tassels is of indeterminate vintage.
Blue art glass with a heart design accents dangling earrings of mid-Century vintage signed “Bergere.”
A mid-Century brooch of bright silvertone metal with blue and clear rhinestones in a floral design.
A symmetrical brooch of multi-shape rhinestones in nuanced shades of blue, mid-Century.
Deep blue enamel accents the floral design of a vintage Austrian brooch.
A vintage brooch of dark blue Thermoset plastic set in silvertone metal.
A brooch likely of recent vintage is executed in cobalt blue ceramic with gold accents and signed by the designer.
Price Check: Pictured items are available on eBay, subject to prior sale.