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Color is important to the human experience, meaning readers are hardwired to notice it. When description is necessary, think about how your color and pattern choices may be used as motifs to help symbolize an idea you want to subtly reinforce in the setting description.
Jewelry A first place medal or trophy Bullion, gold coin, doubloons, sovereigns, etc. Gold nuggets or bars Foil chocolate bar wrappers Brass doorknobs, bells, and handles Champagne foil Foil wrapped hearts and eggs (for Valentine’s Day and Easter) Buckles, buttons, and zippers Pirate treasure Beer and champagne ...