Trend forecaster Pantone Color Institute announced emerald as the color of the year in 2013. For over a decade, Pantone has been the leading expert in color trends for fashion, home, and beauty industries. Emerald is the color of renewal, growth, prosperity, unity, and regeneration. So, don't be surprised if you see emerald green popping up everywhere this year. I for one am jumping on the emerald bandwagon. Here are some images to get you in an emerald green mood.