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Arabian Gray Color

HEX #B9B4A6 / RGB (185, 180, 166)

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What is Arabian Gray Color?

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Arabian Gray has the hex code #B9B4A6. The equivalent RGB values are (185, 180, 166), which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:10 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Arabian Gray has a hue of 44°, 10% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Arabian grey is a sandy dusty gray color. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, arabian gray can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Arabian Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#B9B4A6
RGB Values(185, 180, 166)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 10%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(44°, 10%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#464B59 [Outer Space]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 4 C
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#A6ABB9 [Metallic Silver]
Arabian Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Luma)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Arabian Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B9B4A6. Complementary color is A6ABB9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Arabian Gray is Metallic Silver with the hex code #A6ABB9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B9B4A6 color is offered by #A6ABB9. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (B9B4A6, B5B9A6 and B9ABA6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Arabian Gray (#B9B4A6) are Silver Foil (#B5B9A6) and Silver Pink (#B9ABA6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Arabian Gray with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

B9B4A6 B5B9A6 B9ABA6
Split Complementary color palette with (B9B4A6, A6B5B9 and ABA6B9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Arabian Gray (#B9B4A6) are #A6B5B9 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #ABA6B9 (Pastel Purple). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

B9B4A6 A6B5B9 ABA6B9
Triadic color palette with (B9B4A6, A6B9B4 and B4A6B9)

Triadic Palette

Arabian Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A6B9B4 (Cambridge Blue) and #B4A6B9 (Pastel Purple) along with #B9B4A6 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B9B4A6 A6B9B4 B4A6B9
Tetradic color palette with (B9B4A6, A6B9B4, A6ABB9 and B9A6AB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Arabian Gray has four colors - #A6B9B4 (Cambridge Blue), #A6ABB9 (Metallic Silver) and #B9A6AB (Black Shadows) in addition to the base color (#B9B4A6). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (B9B4A6, A6B9AB, A6ABB9 and B9A6B5)

Square Palette

Arabian Gray square color palette has #A6B9AB (Cambridge Blue), #A6ABB9 (Metallic Silver) and #B9A6B5 (Pastel Purple). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Arabian Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Arabian Gray rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

B9B4A6 AEB9A6 A6B9AF A6B3B9 A9A6B9 B9A6B9 B9A6A8

Tints, Tones & Shades of Arabian Gray Color


  • Transparent C7C3B8C7C3B8
  • Transparent CECBC1CECBC1
  • Transparent D5D2CAD5D2CA
  • Transparent DCDAD3DCDAD3
  • Transparent E3E1DBE3E1DB
  • Transparent EAE9E4EAE9E4
  • Transparent F1F0EDF1F0ED
  • Transparent F8F8F6F8F8F6


  • Transparent AEAA9EAEAA9E
  • Transparent A8A49BA8A49B
  • Transparent A29F97A29F97
  • Transparent 9D9A939D9A93
  • Transparent 97958F97958F
  • Transparent 91908B91908B
  • Transparent 8B8A888B8A88
  • Transparent 868584868584


  • Transparent 949085949085
  • Transparent 827E74827E74
  • Transparent 6F6C646F6C64
  • Transparent 5D5A535D5A53
  • Transparent 4A48424A4842
  • Transparent 383632383632
  • Transparent 252421252421
  • Transparent 131211131211

Arabian Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Arabian Gray Plaid Pattern

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