Beading Resolutions & New 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

December 31, 2018

Beading Resolutions & New 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone's 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone 2019 color of the year living coral

Each December the Pantone Color Institute announces a signature color for the upcoming year. It's the result of their team's research across the globe and across industries including fashion, home, and product design. They "comb the world looking for new color influences," and for 2019, they chose an energizing hue called  "Living Coral."

Corals are known for their beautiful shapes and colors in ocean reef communities. Pantone's Living Coral is "evocative of how coral reefs provide shelter to a diverse kaleidoscope of color."

Island Cove sells a selection of genuine coral beads (shown in the photo above) in shades ranging from red, pink, coral, cream, and even light purple. A few of our artists integrate coral into their designs too, which you can check out in our gift gallery. Plus, shop our collection of glass beads, gemstones, charms, and cabochons in this pretty coral hue.

      

Island Cove's Instructors & Staff Share Their 2019 Beading Resolutions

January is a time of year when many set goals and reflect on their dreams for the upcoming year. We checked in with the creative ladies at Island Cove Beads and asked them to share what's on their mind this New Year's Eve.
  • "My goal is to get back into my studio and make more torch fired enamel pieces." - Colleen
  • "I'd like to add classes and continue to grow our inventory of interesting and unique beads and supplies." - Sue
  • "I'm going to focus on creating new patterns and integrating more customer-favorite colors in my work." - Marti
  • "I want to do more bead embroidery." - Debbye
  • "Finish all the peyote projects I have started, and to learn how to use a tumbler for chain mail." - Camille
  • "Grow the customer base and audience for Cove West, introducing the new boutique to all of our Island Cove fans and Indian Rocks locals." - Phoebe




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