Clay Brown (RAL) Color

HEX #7C4B27 / RGB (124, 75, 39)

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What is Clay Brown (RAL) Color?

Clay Brown (RAL) (Hex code: 7C4B27) Thumbnail

Clay Brown (RAL) color hex code is #7C4B27 and RGB (124, 75, 39). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 25°, saturation of 69% and a brightness of 49%. The CMYK values of Clay Brown (RAL) are C:0 M:40 Y:69 K:51.

Clay brown comes from RAL Classic list where it is numbered 8003. The RAL matching system is popular in several European countries including Germany, France and Italy. Clay brown is not part of the web colors list and, thus, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name, though, it can be applied to web pages via its hex, RGB and/or HSL codes.
Please note: The CMYK color values mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

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Clay Brown (RAL) Color Codes

Hex Code#7C4B27
RGB Values(124, 75, 39)
CMYK Values(0%, 40%, 69%, 51%)
HSV/HSB Values(25°, 69%, 49%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#83B4D8 [Light Cobalt Blue]
Closest Pantone®463 C
Complementary Color#27587C [Metallic Blue]
Clay Brown (RAL) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#565656
Weighted Average (Luma)#535353
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#959595

Clay Brown (RAL) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 7C4B27. Complementary color is 27587C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Clay Brown (RAL) is Metallic Blue with the hex code #27587C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7C4B27 color is offered by #27587C. 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 (7C4B27, 7C7627 and 7C272E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Clay Brown (RAL) (#7C4B27) are Spanish Bistre (#7C7627) and Antique Ruby (#7C272E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Clay Brown (RAL) 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 (7C4B27, 277C76 and 272E7C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Clay Brown (RAL) (#7C4B27) are #277C76 (Myrtle Green) and #272E7C (St. Patrick's 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.

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Triadic color palette with (7C4B27, 277C4B and 4B277C)

Triadic Palette

Clay Brown (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #277C4B (Salem) and #4B277C (Spanish Violet) along with #7C4B27 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 (7C4B27, 277C4B, 27587C and 7C2758)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Clay Brown (RAL) has four colors - #277C4B (Salem), #27587C (Metallic Blue) and #7C2758 (Dark Raspberry) in addition to the base color (#7C4B27). 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 (7C4B27, 2E7C27, 27587C and 76277C)

Square Palette

Clay Brown (RAL) square color palette has #2E7C27 (Japanese Laurel), #27587C (Metallic Blue) and #76277C (Maximum 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.

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Rainbow color

Clay Brown (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Clay Brown (RAL) 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 Clay Brown (RAL) Color


  • Transparent 966F52966F52
  • Transparent A38168A38168
  • Transparent B0937DB0937D
  • Transparent BEA593BEA593
  • Transparent CBB7A9CBB7A9
  • Transparent D8C9BED8C9BE
  • Transparent E5DBD4E5DBD4
  • Transparent F2EDE9F2EDE9


  • Transparent 7D56397D5639
  • Transparent 7D5B427D5B42
  • Transparent 7E604B7E604B
  • Transparent 7E66547E6654
  • Transparent 7E6B5C7E6B5C
  • Transparent 7F70657F7065
  • Transparent 7F756E7F756E
  • Transparent 807B77807B77


  • Transparent 633C1F633C1F
  • Transparent 57351B57351B
  • Transparent 4A2D174A2D17
  • Transparent 3E26143E2614
  • Transparent 321E10321E10
  • Transparent 25170C25170C
  • Transparent 190F08190F08
  • Transparent 0C08040C0804

Clay Brown (RAL) Color Patterns

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Gingham Checks

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Leaves Pattern

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Trellis Pattern

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    Clay Brown (RAL) Plaid Pattern

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