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Classic Silver Color

HEX #B1B8BA / RGB (177, 184, 186)

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What is Classic Silver Color?

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Classic Silver has the hex code #B1B8BA. The equivalent RGB values are (177, 184, 186), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:1 Y:0 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic Silver has a hue of 193°, 5% 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.

Classic 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Classic Silver CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Classic Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#B1B8BA
RGB Values(177, 184, 186)
CMYK Values(5%, 1%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(193°, 5%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#4E4745 [Quartz]
Closest Pantone®5517 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BAB3B1 [Black Shadows]
Classic Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Classic Silver Color Palettes

Classic Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of B1B8BA. Complementary color is BAB3B1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic Silver is Black Shadows with the hex code #BAB3B1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B1B8BA color is offered by #BAB3B1. 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 (B1B8BA, B1B4BA and B1BAB8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic Silver (#B1B8BA) are Philippine Silver (#B1B4BA) and Ash Gray (#B1BAB8). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic 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 (B1B8BA, BAB1B4 and BAB8B1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic Silver (#B1B8BA) are #BAB1B4 (Black Shadows) and #BAB8B1 (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 (B1B8BA, BAB1B8 and B8BAB1)

Triadic Palette

Classic Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BAB1B8 (Black Shadows) and #B8BAB1 (Ash Gray) along with #B1B8BA 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 (B1B8BA, BAB1B8, BAB3B1 and B1BAB3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic Silver has four colors - #BAB1B8 (Black Shadows), #BAB3B1 (Black Shadows) and #B1BAB3 (Ash Gray) in addition to the base color (#B1B8BA). 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 (B1B8BA, B8B1BA, BAB3B1 and B4BAB1)

Square Palette

Classic Silver square color palette has #B8B1BA (Philippine Silver), #BAB3B1 (Black Shadows) and #B4BAB1 (Ash Gray). 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

Classic Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic 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 Classic Silver Color


  • Transparent C1C6C8C1C6C8
  • Transparent C8CDCFC8CDCF
  • Transparent D0D4D6D0D4D6
  • Transparent D8DCDDD8DCDD
  • Transparent E0E3E3E0E3E3
  • Transparent E8EAEAE8EAEA
  • Transparent EFF1F1EFF1F1
  • Transparent F7F8F8F7F8F8


  • Transparent A7ADAEA7ADAE
  • Transparent A2A7A9A2A7A9
  • Transparent 9DA2A39DA2A3
  • Transparent 999C9D999C9D
  • Transparent 949697949697
  • Transparent 8F91918F9191
  • Transparent 8A8B8C8A8B8C
  • Transparent 858686858686


  • Transparent 8E93958E9395
  • Transparent 7C81827C8182
  • Transparent 6A6E706A6E70
  • Transparent 595C5D595C5D
  • Transparent 474A4A474A4A
  • Transparent 353738353738
  • Transparent 232525232525
  • Transparent 121213121213

Classic Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Silver Plaid Pattern

Classic Silver Color Interior Ideas

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