Tue, 11 Dec 2012

Pantone 2013 Color of the Year Pinspiration: 6 Emerald Pinterest Boards to Follow

By Erika Winters

Last week Pantone announced its 2013 Color of the Year, 17-5641 Emerald, which the company describes as “a lively, radiant, lush green.” Naturally we are inspired to explore this hue–particularly in its luxurious gem form. Are you ready to fall down the rabbit hole called Pinterest? If so, emerald jewelry abounds on the popular image-sharing site. And the following fantastic emerald pin boards should have you dreaming in rich, velvety green.

Angelina Jolie 65-carat Emerald Ring by Lorraine Schwartz

Angelina Jolie wearing a 65-carat ring emerald ring by Lorraine Schwartz at the 81st Annual Academy Awards • Image Source: accessories.about.com • via Kelpie’s Emeralds board on Pinterest

A pair of emerald, diamond, and onyx earrings by Fred Leighton

A pair of emerald, diamond, and onyx earrings by Fred Leighton • Image Source: Christie’s • via Terri Bleakney’s Emeralds board

Belle Epoque emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1910, Christie's

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond brooch, circa 1910 • Image Source: Christie’s • via Liz Wolcott’s Emeralds board on Pinterest

Mackay Emerald and Diamond Necklace by Cartier

Mackay Emerald and Diamond Necklace by Cartier • Image Source: Wikimedia Commons • via Anita Hutchison’s Emeralds board on Pinterest

18.54-carat Colombian emerald ring by Van Cleef & Arpels, Sotheby's

18.54-carat Colombian emerald ring by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1968 • Image Source: Sotheby’s • via Ashley McNamara, PurePearls Emeralds board on Pinterest

Brooke Astor's emerald and diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels and necklace by Bulgari, Sotheby's

Brooke Astor’s emerald and diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels and necklace by Bulgari • Image Source: Sotheby’s • via Levantania Co.’s Emerald board on Pinterest

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