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 | change source]

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


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

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Emerald #50C878 80 200 120 140° 52% 55% Maerz & Paul
Medium Emerald #14A989 20 169 137 167° 79% 37% Emerald (Crayola Gem Tones)
Paolo Veronese Green #009B7D 0 155 125 168° 100% 30% Verde Verones (Gallego & Sanz)
Spanish Emerald #009975 0 153 117 166° 100% 30% Esmeralda (Gallego & Sanz)
Vivid Emerald #009874 0 152 116 166° 100% 30% Emerald (Pantone TPX 17-5641)
Illuminating Emerald #319177 49 145 119 164° 49% 38% Crayola Metallic FX



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References[change | change 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