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A container of Pigmently's Orange Glitter Pigment, seen from the top with the lid removed to show the sparkling, soft tones.

Pigmently Presents: Orange Glitter - One of Our Signature Glitter Pigments

Introduction to Pigmently

Welcome to Pigmently, our online store for high-quality mica powder pigments and liquid dyes.

At Pigmently, we're committed to providing only top-grade colorants for use in your artistic endeavors. With our focus on quality assurance and premium materials, our powder pigments are top-tier, with high consistency, potency, and reliability.

Today, we'll be highlighting one of our signature glitter pigments, Pigmently's Orange Glitter Mica Powder Pigment. This sparkling tone comes from our Glitter Series, known for its enhanced sparkle and distinctly upbeat tones.

But first, let's cover what mica powder pigments are, for those who aren't yet familiar.

What Are Mica Powder Pigments?

Mica powder is the finely-ground form of mica, a group of silicate minerals found throughout the earth's crust. These minerals are valued for their variety in color and a distinct reflective sheen that makes them shine in the light.

When mica is mined, cleaned, and ground into a powder, it can be used as a pigment. These pigments retain the inherent reflective qualities of mica and can come in a variety of different colors. When applied to a medium, the pigment imparts a shimmering effect.

Though mica pigments often they consist solely of mica minerals, occasionally these pigments incorporate additional ground minerals or synthetic compounds, which are added during production to achieve new, more vivid shades of any color.

A sealed container of Orange Glitter by Pigmently, one of our signature glitter pigments.

Orange Glitter: One of Pigmently's Signature Glitter Pigments

Among the many mica powder pigments in our collection, the Glitter Series by Pigmently stands our for its more intense sparkling effect. Today's featured tone, Orange Glitter, belongs to that series.

Pigmently's Orange Glitter Pigment is a bright, cheery shade of orange that brings a lustrous sparkle to any project. This mellow pigment is less intense than other shades of orange—such as Lemonade Orange—resembling a particularly vibrant cantaloupe and could be described as sun-kissed.

The heightened sparkling effect introduced by the larger mica particles further emphasizes the nuanced nature of this glitter pigment, providing a pleasing contrast between the radiant gleam of the mica and soft orange hue.

This is the perfect glitter tone if you want an orange that isn't too lowkey but also isn't effacing.

What Soft Orange Colors Represent in Art and Design

Soft orange tones in art and design are often associated with warmth, comfort, and a sense of enveloping coziness. These tones, reminiscent of a gentle sunset or the soft glow of autumn leaves, evoke feelings of tranquility, contentment, and subtle energy.

Soft orange hues can represent a transition between the fervent energy of brighter orange tones and the subdued, grounding nature of earthy browns, embodying a balance between stimulation and relaxation.

In fact, to many cultures this color is symbolic of harmony, aspiration, and a ever-shifting connection between earth and the sun, fostering a visual dialogue that is both inviting and inspiring.

In the realm of design, soft orange tones can be used to make spaces inviting and engaging. They're often incorporated in environments where a sense of warmth and friendliness is paramount, such as living rooms or hospitality settings. The application of soft orange in design elements can generate a nurturing ambiance, encouraging communication and a sense of communal well-being.

A resin sample cube made with epoxy resin and Pigmently's Orange Glitter Pigment.

Colors That Pair Well With Soft Orange Tones

Soft orange tones pair exceptionally well with a variety of colors and color schemes. Neutrals like whites, creams, and beiges can complement soft orange by adding a sense of balance and subtlety, allowing the orange to shine without overwhelming the senses. These combinations evoke a feeling of coziness and warmth, making them ideal for creating inviting spaces. Soft blues and greens can also offer a pleasing contrast to soft orange, with their calming and cool hues balancing the warm and vibrant nature of orange, crafting a serene and refreshing visual experience.

On the other hand, for a more eclectic and energetic palette, soft orange can be combined with deeper or more vibrant shades like teal, indigo, or even magenta. These combinations bring forth a lively and dynamic aesthetic that is bound to capture attention.

The pairing of soft orange with darker colors like charcoal or deep brown can also create an earthy and sophisticated color scheme, providing depth and grounding to the overall design. The flexibility of soft orange makes it a favorable choice in various design settings, allowing for both subtle elegance and bold expression.

Pigmently: Your Trusted Source for Premium Glitter Pigments

At Pigmently, we understand that trust is hard to build and easy to destroy.

As artists ourselves, we also know how important it is to have a dependable source for the art supplies you need in your creative endeavors—that's why Pigmently was founded. We wanted to be that source for people.

During production, all of our pigments, including our glitter pigments, undergo strict quality assurance. A unique refined formula is employed in the creation of each pigment, which is crafted with top-grade ingredients to a ensure long-lasting, non-fading, and vibrant result.

In our store, you'll find a variety of cost-effect Pigmently Bundles, as well as a wide array of individual pigment tones to choose from.

And if Orange Glitter appeals to you, head on over to the Orange Glitter page, where you can conveniently place an order, hassle free. We'll have it shipped out to you in no time!

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