jewel tone


Definition of jewel tone

: any of various colors (such as amethyst, emerald, and ruby) that resemble those of gemstones

Examples of jewel tone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The second, Cairo Jaipur, is a brighter and bold selection that embraces ombre celadon greens and jewel tone yellows inspired by his travels. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 24 May 2022 Etsy recently named emerald its color of the year for 2022, noting in a trend report that the jewel tone symbolizes harmony and growth as well as royalty and refinement. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Jan. 2022 This vibrant jewel tone is expected to explode in popularity. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Jan. 2022 The dazzling pair comes in three versions: jewel tone mix, neutral mix, and white mix. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Nov. 2021 Lake Pajamas just released their latest jewel tone collection. Rachel Besser, Vogue, 2 Nov. 2021 Among the film’s many vivid images, it’s the glaring violet of her winter jacket that lingers, or the plasticky jewel tone of a rearview mirror ornament, dangling before a barren road to nowhere. Guy Lodge, Variety, 2 Sep. 2021 One such example is the living room, which took on a warm jewel tone palette under the designer’s expertise. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 30 Aug. 2021 Service takes an old school approach, as well, with seasoned support staff constantly refilling the jewel tone goblets and whisking away dirty plates as soon as the last bite is finished. Leslie Kelly, Forbes, 25 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of jewel tone

1895, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jun 2022

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“Jewel tone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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