Black and gold are the colors to go for if you like mystery, royalty and drama. These black nail designs won’t look as dramatic if paired with a different nail colors, say red or silver. And using matte black as the basecoat is nothing but awesome. A black and gold ensemble like this looks best with an all-black piece – your favorite lacey LBD and black velvet booties for example; the gold details make for the perfect accessories especially that little golden cat’s head applique on the thumb. These are the nail art ideas you can easily imagine Cleopatra in.