Emerald Get The Nod for 2013

Pantone 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green, is Color of the Year for 2013 displacing 2012’s color, Pantone 17-1463 Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange.


Emerald, a vivid verdant green, enhances our sense of wellbeing by inspiring insight, and promoting balance and harmony.

Often associated with brilliant, precious gemstones, the perception of emerald is sophisticated and luxurious. It has long been the color of beauty and new life, and as 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 unity.

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