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Dusty Gold Color

HEX #B9AC81 / RGB (185, 172, 129)

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What is Dusty Gold Color?

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Dusty Gold has the hex code #B9AC81. The equivalent RGB values are (185, 172, 129), which means it is composed of 38% red, 35% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:7 Y:30 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dusty Gold has a hue of 46°, 30% 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.

Dusty Gold color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, dusty gold can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Dusty Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#B9AC81
RGB Values(185, 172, 129)
CMYK Values(0%, 7%, 30%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(46°, 30%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#46537E [Purple Navy]
Closest Pantone®452 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#818EB9 [Cool Grey]
Dusty Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Luma)#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Dusty Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B9AC81. Complementary color is 818EB9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dusty Gold is Cool Grey with the hex code #818EB9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B9AC81 color is offered by #818EB9. 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 (B9AC81, AAB981 and B99081)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dusty Gold (#B9AC81) are Sage (#AAB981) and Pale Taupe (#B99081). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dusty Gold 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 (B9AC81, 81AAB9 and 9081B9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dusty Gold (#B9AC81) are #81AAB9 (Pewter Blue) and #9081B9 (Lavender Purple). 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 (B9AC81, 81B9AC and AC81B9)

Triadic Palette

Dusty Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #81B9AC (Pewter Blue) and #AC81B9 (African Violet) along with #B9AC81 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 (B9AC81, 81B9AC, 818EB9 and B9818E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dusty Gold has four colors - #81B9AC (Pewter Blue), #818EB9 (Cool Grey) and #B9818E (English Lavender) in addition to the base color (#B9AC81). 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 (B9AC81, 81B990, 818EB9 and B981AA)

Square Palette

Dusty Gold square color palette has #81B990 (Dark Sea Green), #818EB9 (Cool Grey) and #B981AA (Opera Mauve). 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

Dusty Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dusty Gold 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 Dusty Gold Color


  • Transparent C7BD9AC7BD9A
  • Transparent CEC5A7CEC5A7
  • Transparent D5CDB3D5CDB3
  • Transparent DCD6C0DCD6C0
  • Transparent E3DECDE3DECD
  • Transparent EAE6D9EAE6D9
  • Transparent F1EEE6F1EEE6
  • Transparent F8F7F2F8F7F2


  • Transparent AEA381AEA381
  • Transparent A89F81A89F81
  • Transparent A29A81A29A81
  • Transparent 9D96819D9681
  • Transparent 979280979280
  • Transparent 918D80918D80
  • Transparent 8B89808B8980
  • Transparent 868480868480


  • Transparent 948A67948A67
  • Transparent 82785A82785A
  • Transparent 6F674D6F674D
  • Transparent 5D56415D5641
  • Transparent 4A45344A4534
  • Transparent 383427383427
  • Transparent 25221A25221A
  • Transparent 13110D13110D

Dusty Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dusty Gold Plaid Pattern

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