Trend Alert: The official color of 2013 has been announced!
2013 is all about the new color on the block: emerald green!
Emerald is regarded as the traditional birthstone for May, as well as the traditional gemstone for the astrological signs of Taurus, Cancer and sometimes Gemini.
Emerald is a stone of hope and wisdom. Ancient people believed that in Emerald, like a magic mirror, reflects all the previous lives of a person.
Emerald is a variety of Beryl. The name Emerald is derived from French “esmeraude” and the Greek root “smaragdos” which means ‘green gemstone’.
Astrologists consider Emerald a stone of Mercury, Venus and Jupiter.
Emerald was considered as a talisman bringing wisdom and serenity. It was a talisman of mothers and seafarers.
Emerald mounted in gold is the best combination – it brings the wearer love, hope, fidelity, wisdom, presence of mind, courage and foresight. Emerald guards from unfaithfulness. There is a belief that Emerald will /brake down/ if one of the spouses is unfaithful to another.
Emerald benefits spiritual qualities of the person: ability to meditate, insightfulness, ability to understand motives of others. Emerald nurtures love, kindness and serenity. Consequently it is regarded as a powerful remedy aiding to balance nervous system. Positive energy associated with its pleasant shade of green brings enjoyment and pleasure. Emerald strengthens health and brings longevity, it possesses enormous positive energy and is able to neutralize negative influence. Emerald helps to predict the future. That`s why Green is a new color of luxury!!
Also fashion designers, models, editors, and celebrities took to the green.