There are a number of ways to use Pantone colors and jewelry is the easiest and least expensive (unless you’re going to purchase real emeralds). Â Green is a healing color. Â Many identify it with money and prestige, but it also represents freshness as in the spring green of new-grown leaves.
Many stones can be found in green, but the most luscious is Malachite. Â Grandmother believed it brought protection and comfort. Â That those in leadership roles should wear it and those that believed in those leaders because of the power of the stone to foster loyalty. Â No matter what you believe, it is almost as elegant as the faceted Emeralds found in fine jewelry.
Malachite can be from pale, sage to bright summer green. Â Combinations of these colors help demonstrate its beauty and that of the person wearing it. Â Since it is of the mineral family with copper and turquoise, these stones mix well with it as well. Â Copper findings help keep the costs down and provide contrast to let the stone show off it’s own brilliance.
I have several pieces in Malachite and many beadwoven pieces in Silver-lined Emerald Green glass seed beads.