Emerald (color)

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Emerald is a color that is a shade of green. It is light and bright, with a faint bluish cast. The name comes from the color of the gemstone emerald.

The first written use of emerald as a color name in English was in 1598.[1]

Meaning of emerald[change | edit source]

  • The color emerald may be used to represent Ireland. Ireland is often called the emerald isle.


Tones of emerald color comparison chart[change | edit source]

  • EMERALD (Maerz & Paul) (Hex: #50C878) (RGB: 80, 200, 120)
  • Medium Emerald (Emerald (Crayola Gem Tones)) (Hex: #14A989) (RGB: 20, 169, 137)
  • Paolo Veronese Green (Verde Verones (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #009B7D) (RGB: 0, 155, 125)
  • Spanish Emerald (Esmeralda (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #009975) (RGB: 0, 153, 117)
  • Vivid Emerald (Emerald (Pantone TPX 17-5641)) (Hex: #009874) (RGB: 0, 152, 116)
  • Illuminating Emerald (Crayola Metallic FX) (Hex: #319177) (RGB: 49, 145, 119)



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References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 194; Color Sample of Emerald: Page 75 Plate 26 Color Sample J10