Christmas Silver

HEX #B5B5B5 / RGB (181, 181, 181)

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What is Christmas Silver Color?

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Christmas Silver has the hex code #B5B5B5. The equivalent RGB values are (181, 181, 181), 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:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Christmas Silver has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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.

Christmas Silver color is not included in the web colors list. It can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK values.

Christmas Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#B5B5B5
RGB Values(181, 181, 181)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#4A4A4A [Quartz]
Closest Pantone®421 C
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#B5B5B5 [Philippine Silver]
Christmas Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Desaturated#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Christmas Silver Color Palettes

Christmas Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of B5B5B5. Complementary color is B5B5B5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Christmas Silver is Philippine Silver with the hex code #B5B5B5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B5B5B5 color is offered by #B5B5B5. 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 (B5B5B5, B5B5B5 and B5B5B5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Christmas Silver (#B5B5B5) are Philippine Silver (#B5B5B5) and Philippine Silver (#B5B5B5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Christmas 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (B5B5B5, B5B5B5 and B5B5B5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Christmas Silver (#B5B5B5) are #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver) and #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver). 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 (B5B5B5, B5B5B5 and B5B5B5)

Triadic Palette

Christmas Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver) and #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver) along with #B5B5B5 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 (B5B5B5, B5B5B5, B5B5B5 and B5B5B5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Christmas Silver has four colors - #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver), #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver) and #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver) in addition to the base color (#B5B5B5). 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 (B5B5B5, B5B5B5, B5B5B5 and B5B5B5)

Square Palette

Christmas Silver square color palette has #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver), #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver) and #B5B5B5 (Philippine Silver). 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

Christmas Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Christmas 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Christmas Silver Color

Tints

  • Transparent C4C4C4#C4C4C4
  • Transparent CBCBCB#CBCBCB
  • Transparent D3D3D3#D3D3D3
  • Transparent DADADA#DADADA
  • Transparent E1E1E1#E1E1E1
  • Transparent E9E9E9#E9E9E9
  • Transparent F0F0F0#F0F0F0
  • Transparent F8F8F8#F8F8F8

Tones

  • Transparent AAAAAA#AAAAAA
  • Transparent A5A5A5#A5A5A5
  • Transparent A0A0A0#A0A0A0
  • Transparent 9B9B9B#9B9B9B
  • Transparent 959595#959595
  • Transparent 909090#909090
  • Transparent 8B8B8B#8B8B8B
  • Transparent 858585#858585

Shades

  • Transparent 919191#919191
  • Transparent 7F7F7F#7F7F7F
  • Transparent 6D6D6D#6D6D6D
  • Transparent 5B5B5B#5B5B5B
  • Transparent 484848#484848
  • Transparent 363636#363636
  • Transparent 242424#242424
  • Transparent 121212#121212

Christmas Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Christmas Silver Plaid Pattern

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