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ombré/dip-dye From the French for "shaded," ombré is a dyeing technique that creates color changes that move gradually from dark to light or from one hue to another. Ombré fabrics will vary in this effect, and no two pieces will look exactly alike.

opal A semiprecious gemstone known for its flashes of color. Opals are typically colorless, yellow or dull red; additional colors occur through the refraction of light through the stone.