Emerald. For centuries it has been the color of beauty and of constant love. In ancient Rome, green was the color of Venus, the goddess of both beauty and love. Throughout history, Emeralds have promised to bring good luck and enhance well being. They have been known to convey harmony of nature and “elemental joie de vivre”.
“The Emerald City” the capital of the fictional Land of
Oz, is home to the great Wizard himself. Found at the end of the famous Yellow Brick Road, it is the Holy Grail to Dorothy and her friends, holding the promise of their deepest wishes and dreams.
Emerald is also, as we all know by now, Pantones Color of the Year, and when we announced their 2013 color choice on our Facebook page it evoked a strong stream of comments. With a few exceptions, this ancient color of love and life, received more thumbs down than thumbs up!
We’re hoping with a little help from us and a closer look, we might be able to change a few