Further reflections on colour

December 8, 2017

Complimentary colour theory has been around for centuries.

Artists Van Gogh and Matisse were particularly inspired by the science of complimentary and opposing colours.

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Henri Matisse - The dance II
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Vincent van Gogh : Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles,1888.

Currently the movie business is getting creative with one of the most significant pairs of complimentary colours : Blue/Orange. https://filmschoolrejects.com/curious-case-complementary-colors-theres-much-blue-orange-screen/#ixzz4tmvEQSrL


Whilst the traditional and successful way of visually enhancing a coloured diamond is to surround it with white diamonds my heart always lifts when clients chose complimentary colours.

Presumably whoever bought these magnificent blue and pink diamond earrings at Sotheby’s this year feels the same way.

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Fabcy Vivid Blue Appolo (14.54 carat) and Atrmis Fancy Intense Pink (16 carat) and Pink Diamonds

If seeing this has inspired you to learn more about purchasing coloured diamonds or commissioning coloured diamond jewellery, please visit www.yvesfreydiamonds.com to arrange a personal consultation with Yves.