The brand said: '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 unity.'
Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said: 'Green is the most abundant hue in nature - the human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrum.
'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.'
Emerald featured in Pantone's last Colour Report, and was also incorporated into the Spring/Summer 2013 collections of many designers, including Bgstyle Jewelry...