Dark Byzantium

HEX #5D3954 / RGB (93, 57, 84)

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What is Dark Byzantium Color?

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Dark Byzantium has the hex code #5D3954. The equivalent RGB values are (93, 57, 84), which means it is composed of 40% red, 24% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:39 Y:10 K:64. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Byzantium has a hue of 315°, 39% saturation and a brightness value of 36%.
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 byzantium is a dark reddish purple color. It can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its HSB, RGB, CMYK or hexadecimal color codes.

Dark Byzantium Color Codes

Hex Code#5D3954
RGB Values(93, 57, 84)
CMYK Values(0%, 39%, 10%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(315°, 39%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#663366
Inverse Color#A2C6AB [Cambridge Blue]
Closest Pantone®7659 C
Closest RAL7024 [Graphite grey]
Complementary Color#395D42 [Deep Moss Green]
Dark Byzantium Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#474747
Weighted Average (Luma)#434343
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#878787

Dark Byzantium Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5D3954. Complementary color is 395D42

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Byzantium is Deep Moss Green with the hex code #395D42. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5D3954 color is offered by #395D42. 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 (5D3954, 5D3942 and 54395D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Byzantium (#5D3954) are Old Mauve (#5D3942) and English Violet (#54395D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Byzantium 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 (5D3954, 425D39 and 395D54)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Byzantium (#5D3954) are #425D39 (Deep Moss Green) and #395D54 (Dark Slate Gray). 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 (5D3954, 545D39 and 39545D)

Triadic Palette

Dark Byzantium triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #545D39 (Soldier Green) and #39545D (Police Blue) along with #5D3954 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 (5D3954, 545D39, 395D42 and 42395D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Byzantium has four colors - #545D39 (Soldier Green), #395D42 (Deep Moss Green) and #42395D (Jacarta) in addition to the base color (#5D3954). 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 (5D3954, 5D5439, 395D42 and 39425D)

Square Palette

Dark Byzantium square color palette has #5D5439 (Olive Drab Camouflage), #395D42 (Deep Moss Green) and #39425D (Charcoal). 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 Byzantium Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Byzantium 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 Byzantium Color


  • Transparent 7D6176#7D6176
  • Transparent 8E7487#8E7487
  • Transparent 9E8898#9E8898
  • Transparent AE9CAA#AE9CAA
  • Transparent BEB0BB#BEB0BB
  • Transparent CEC4CC#CEC4CC
  • Transparent DFD7DD#DFD7DD
  • Transparent EFEBEE#EFEBEE


  • Transparent 64475D#64475D
  • Transparent 684E61#684E61
  • Transparent 6B5566#6B5566
  • Transparent 6F5D6A#6F5D6A
  • Transparent 72646E#72646E
  • Transparent 766B73#766B73
  • Transparent 797277#797277
  • Transparent 7D797C#7D797C


  • Transparent 4A2E43#4A2E43
  • Transparent 41283B#41283B
  • Transparent 382232#382232
  • Transparent 2F1D2A#2F1D2A
  • Transparent 251722#251722
  • Transparent 1C1119#1C1119
  • Transparent 130B11#130B11
  • Transparent 090608#090608

Dark Byzantium Color Patterns

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    Dark Byzantium Gingham Checks

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    Dark Byzantium Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Byzantium Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Byzantium Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Byzantium Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Byzantium Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Byzantium Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Byzantium Plaid Pattern

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