Dark Bronze

HEX #B06C28 / RGB (176, 108, 40)

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What is Dark Bronze Color?

Dark Bronze (Hex code: B06C28) Thumbnail

Dark Bronze has the hex code #B06C28. The equivalent RGB values are (176, 108, 40), which means it is composed of 54% red, 33% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:39 Y:77 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Bronze has a hue of 30°, 77% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

Dark Bronze 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 dark bronze CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Dark Bronze Color Codes

Hex Code#B06C28
RGB Values(176, 108, 40)
CMYK Values(0%, 39%, 77%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 77%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#4F93D7 [Celestial Blue]
Closest Pantone®723 C
Closest RAL8001 [Ochre brown]
Complementary Color#286CB0 [Lapis Lazuli]
Dark Bronze Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#797979
Weighted Average (Luma)#767676
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AFAFAF

Dark Bronze Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B06C28. Complementary color is 286CB0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Bronze is Lapis Lazuli with the hex code #286CB0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B06C28 color is offered by #286CB0. 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 (B06C28, B0B028 and B02828)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Bronze (#B06C28) are Citron (#B0B028) and Upsdell Red (#B02828). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Bronze 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 (B06C28, 28B0B0 and 2828B0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Bronze (#B06C28) are #28B0B0 (Light Sea Green) and #2828B0 (Persian 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 (B06C28, 28B06C and 6C28B0)

Triadic Palette

Dark Bronze triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #28B06C (Green (Crayola)) and #6C28B0 (Grape) along with #B06C28 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 (B06C28, 28B06C, 286CB0 and B0286C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Bronze has four colors - #28B06C (Green (Crayola)), #286CB0 (Lapis Lazuli) and #B0286C (Maroon (X11)) in addition to the base color (#B06C28). 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 (B06C28, 28B028, 286CB0 and B028B0)

Square Palette

Dark Bronze square color palette has #28B028 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #286CB0 (Lapis Lazuli) and #B028B0 (Byzantine). 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

Dark Bronze Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Bronze 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 Dark Bronze Color


  • Transparent C08953#C08953
  • Transparent C89869#C89869
  • Transparent D0A77E#D0A77E
  • Transparent D8B694#D8B694
  • Transparent DFC4A9#DFC4A9
  • Transparent E7D3BF#E7D3BF
  • Transparent EFE2D4#EFE2D4
  • Transparent F7F0EA#F7F0EA


  • Transparent A6703A#A6703A
  • Transparent A27242#A27242
  • Transparent 9D744B#9D744B
  • Transparent 987654#987654
  • Transparent 93785D#93785D
  • Transparent 8E7A66#8E7A66
  • Transparent 8A7C6E#8A7C6E
  • Transparent 857E77#857E77


  • Transparent 8D5620#8D5620
  • Transparent 7B4C1C#7B4C1C
  • Transparent 6A4118#6A4118
  • Transparent 583614#583614
  • Transparent 462B10#462B10
  • Transparent 35200C#35200C
  • Transparent 231608#231608
  • Transparent 120B04#120B04

Dark Bronze Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Bronze Plaid Pattern

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