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Chinese Silver Color

HEX #C3C3C3 / RGB (195, 195, 195)

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What is Chinese Silver Color?

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Chinese Silver has the hex code #C3C3C3. The equivalent RGB values are (195, 195, 195), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Chinese Silver has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Chinese Silver is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Chinese Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#C3C3C3
RGB Values(195, 195, 195)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#3C3C3C [Black Olive]
Closest Pantone®441 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#C3C3C3 [Silver Sand]
Chinese Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Luma)#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Chinese Silver Color Palettes

Chinese Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of C3C3C3. Complementary color is C3C3C3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Chinese Silver is Silver Sand with the hex code #C3C3C3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C3C3C3 color is offered by #C3C3C3. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (C3C3C3, C3C3C3 and C3C3C3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Chinese Silver (#C3C3C3) are Silver Sand (#C3C3C3) and Silver Sand (#C3C3C3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Chinese Silver 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (C3C3C3, C3C3C3 and C3C3C3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Chinese Silver (#C3C3C3) are #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand) and #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (C3C3C3, C3C3C3 and C3C3C3)

Triadic Palette

Chinese Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand) and #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand) along with #C3C3C3 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (C3C3C3, C3C3C3, C3C3C3 and C3C3C3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Chinese Silver has four colors - #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand), #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand) and #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand) in addition to the base color (#C3C3C3). 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.

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Square color palette with (C3C3C3, C3C3C3, C3C3C3 and C3C3C3)

Square Palette

Chinese Silver square color palette has #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand), #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand) and #C3C3C3 (Silver Sand). 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.

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Rainbow color

Chinese Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Chinese Silver 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Chinese Silver Color


  • Transparent CFCFCFCFCFCF
  • Transparent D5D5D5D5D5D5
  • Transparent DBDBDBDBDBDB
  • Transparent E1E1E1E1E1E1
  • Transparent E7E7E7E7E7E7
  • Transparent EDEDEDEDEDED
  • Transparent F3F3F3F3F3F3
  • Transparent F9F9F9F9F9F9


  • Transparent B6B6B6B6B6B6
  • Transparent AFAFAFAFAFAF
  • Transparent A8A8A8A8A8A8
  • Transparent A2A2A2A2A2A2
  • Transparent 9B9B9B9B9B9B
  • Transparent 949494949494
  • Transparent 8D8D8D8D8D8D
  • Transparent 878787878787


  • Transparent 9C9C9C9C9C9C
  • Transparent 898989898989
  • Transparent 757575757575
  • Transparent 626262626262
  • Transparent 4E4E4E4E4E4E
  • Transparent 3B3B3B3B3B3B
  • Transparent 272727272727
  • Transparent 141414141414

Chinese Silver Color Patterns

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    Chinese Silver Gingham Checks

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    Chinese Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Polka Dots Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Honeycomb Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Leaves Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Houndstooth Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Trellis Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Plaid Pattern

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