Bright Gold

HEX #FFDB51 / RGB (255, 219, 81)

What is Bright Gold Color?

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Bright Gold has the hex code #FFDB51. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 219, 81), which means it is composed of 46% red, 39% green and 15% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:68 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bright Gold has a hue of 48°, 68% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Bright gold is a bright yellow color which can only be used on web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, HSB or hexadecimal color code. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Bright Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#FFDB51
RGB Values(255, 219, 81)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 68%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 68%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC66
Inverse Color#0024AE [International Klein Blue]
Closest Pantone®113 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#5175FF [Blueberry]
Bright Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B9B9B9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D7D7D7
Weighted Average (Luma)#D9D9D9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Bright Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFDB51. Complementary color is 5175FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bright Gold is Blueberry with the hex code #5175FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFDB51 color is offered by #5175FF. 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 (FFDB51, CCFF51 and FF8451)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bright Gold (#FFDB51) are Maximum Green Yellow (#CCFF51) and Coral (#FF8451). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bright Gold 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFDB51, 51CCFF and 8451FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bright Gold (#FFDB51) are #51CCFF (Maya Blue) and #8451FF (Violets Are Blue). 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.

Triadic color palette with (FFDB51, 51FFDB and DB51FF)

Triadic Palette

Bright Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #51FFDB (Turquoise) and #DB51FF (Heliotrope) along with #FFDB51 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (FFDB51, 51FFDB, 5175FF and FF5175)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bright Gold has four colors - #51FFDB (Turquoise), #5175FF (Blueberry) and #FF5175 (Fiery Rose) in addition to the base color (#FFDB51). 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 (FFDB51, 51FF84, 5175FF and FF51CC)

Square Palette

Bright Gold square color palette has #51FF84 (Very Light Malachite Green), #5175FF (Blueberry) and #FF51CC (Light Deep Pink). 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

Bright Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bright Gold 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Bright Gold Color


  • Transparent FFE274#FFE274
  • Transparent FFE685#FFE685
  • Transparent FFE997#FFE997
  • Transparent FFEDA8#FFEDA8
  • Transparent FFF1B9#FFF1B9
  • Transparent FFF4CB#FFF4CB
  • Transparent FFF8DC#FFF8DC
  • Transparent FFFBEE#FFFBEE


  • Transparent E6C95A#E6C95A
  • Transparent D9C05F#D9C05F
  • Transparent CCB764#CCB764
  • Transparent C0AE69#C0AE69
  • Transparent B3A46D#B3A46D
  • Transparent A69B72#A69B72
  • Transparent 999277#999277
  • Transparent 8D897B#8D897B


  • Transparent CCAF41#CCAF41
  • Transparent B39939#B39939
  • Transparent 998331#998331
  • Transparent 806E29#806E29
  • Transparent 665820#665820
  • Transparent 4D4218#4D4218
  • Transparent 332C10#332C10
  • Transparent 1A1608#1A1608

Bright Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Gold Plaid Pattern