2013 Trend: Malachite
This swirling mineral is a dramatic showstopper.
With its deep hue and swirling pattern, malachite is bringing drama to everything from throw pillows to side tables. The wife of Tsar Nicholas I chose the Malachite Room in Saint Petersburg's Winter Palace as her formal reception hall. Create your own wow factor with a shapely sculpture atop your mantel, or set out malachite trays and boxes to showcase your own personal treasures.