Color is the essence that brings life to our world. It adds character, tells stories, and sets an atmosphere. The colors of spring signal rebirth after the gloomy gray of winter. In Victorian times, flowers of different colors were used to send messages to friends and loved ones while today’s marketers use color to draw attention, stimulate appetite, and entice buyers. In the jewelry world, color is wrapped in the splendid packaging of gemstones. Gemstones come in every hue, tone, and saturation.