Color of the Year Emerald Green was chosen by the Pantone Color
Institute®. Pantone is widely recognized as The Experts on color.
As their literature says, Pantone LLC, is the world-renowned authority
on color and provider of color systems and leading technology for the
selection and accurate communication of color across a variety of
industries. The Pantone name is known worldwide as the standard language
for color communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to
customer. Pantone is a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, a
manufacturer of color management products.
Pantone describes the color as "Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color
of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and
Most often associated with brilliant, precious gemstones, the
perception of Emerald is sophisticated and luxurious. Since antiquity,
this luminous, magnificent hue has been the color of beauty and new life
in many cultures and religions. It’s also the color of growth, renewal
and prosperity – no other color conveys regeneration more than green.
For centuries, many countries have chosen green to represent healing and
“Green is the most abundant hue in nature – the human eye sees more
green than any other color in the spectrum,” said Leatrice Eiseman,
executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “As it has
throughout history, multifaceted Emerald continues to sparkle and
fascinate. Symbolically, Emerald brings a sense of clarity, renewal and
rejuvenation, which is so important in today’s complex world. This
powerful and universally appealing tone translates easily to both fashion
and home interiors
Pantone is very specific in defining colors. 17-5461 is the official ID
for the color Emerald That translates to RGB (Red-Green-Blue) code R1 G152
B117, HTML (hyper text markup language) code #019875, and CMYK (Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black)
C83 M17 Y68 K2.
Here are comments excerpted from the company's commentary on the color
Emerald for Fashion
The prevalence of green has been steadily rising for several seasons,
especially in the fashion and couture markets, and even on the red carpet.
Appropriate for every occasion, Emerald’s classic elegance makes for
striking and irresistible women’s formal and everyday wear as well as
accessories. Emerald also makes a strong statement in men’s sportswear,
knitwear and ties
Emerald for Beauty
Equally harmonious on the cosmetic color wheel, Emerald dramatizes all eye
colors as it beautifully enhances green eyes, is compatible to blue eyes,
emphasizes the green undertone in hazel eyes and intensifies brown eyes to
make them appear deeper. Emerald is also a perfect complement to peaches,
pinks, roses, ruby reds and aubergines – offering a variety of lipstick
and blush options. For those who want to sparkle and stand out, Emerald is
the perfect punctuation point in nail color because of its complementary
Emerald for Interiors
Enhance your sense of well-being at home by rejuvenating the interior with
Emerald paint, accents and accessories. This jewel-like hue will create a
luxurious feel in an entryway, powder room, dining room or study, and
bring life to a living room as an accent wall. Add a splash of color to
the kitchen and dining room areas with Emerald dinnerware, stemware and
Those of us who are interested in jewelry and gemstones are
familiar with the color of emeralds. A few other gems also come in this color.
Diopside, tsavorite garnet, jade, and some varieties of apatite and flourite.
Color Pairing of Gemstones
emerald - jade
emerald - turquoise
emerald - rose
emerald - wine
emerald - amethyst
The chart above suggests some gem colors that go well with emerald
Color of the Year Emerald Green clothing worn with jewelry
featuring gems of these colors is a suggestion of at least one fashion
The color pairing in the chart were developed by Stuller Settings, a
provider of jewelry making supplies and components. I believe the
idea of gemstone color pairing was to combine the colors in the same
jewelry piece, or in different pieces that can be worn together.
Color of the year emerald green has proven to be a sound choice. The color
is quite popular according to reports, and in the language of the trade...
Emerald color "has legs, and promises to be around for several more
Color of the Year Emerald Green pear shaped gemstone
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Gem Industry News
Largest J.C. Penney Shareholder
Sells Entire Stake
Pershing Square Capital Management, an "activist" Hedge Fund, has
sold its entire 18 percent interest in the struggling retailer, J.C. Penney.
The 39.1 million shares were reportedly sold for about $470 million, or about
half of the Fund's initial investment.
The stock sale came two weeks after Pershing Square's manager Bill Ackman
left the J.C. Penney Board of Directors, reportedly after a disagreement over
top management's direction. Ackerman.
All of this does not bode well for the retailers business outlook. Poor
management, competition, and the weak economy may well claim another victim in
the not-too-distant future.
From a supply perspective, now is the time to replenish your depleted inventory.
If you have some money to invest in inventory - there are deals to be had.
And you should have some cash. After all, that depleted inventory was the result
From a sales perspective, a still ailing economy is an opportunity for independent jewelry
dealers to help their customers... and to help themselves. It's not too early to
talk about holiday and Christmas gifts.
People still want and need jewelry. Gift occasions, people building and
refreshing their wardrobe, and see it - like it - buy it purchases are
all sales opportunities for you.
You are the one that offers quality, service, and
Be The Quality Jewelry Discounter.
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