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Egyptian Gold Color

HEX #D8A01B / RGB (216, 160, 27)

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What is Egyptian Gold Color?

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Egyptian Gold has the hex code #D8A01B. The equivalent RGB values are (216, 160, 27), which means it is composed of 54% red, 40% green and 7% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:26 Y:88 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, Egyptian Gold has a hue of 42°, 88% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

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

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Egyptian Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#D8A01B
RGB Values(216, 160, 27)
CMYK Values(0%, 26%, 88%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 88%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#275FE4 [Celtic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7555 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#1B53D8 [New Car]
Egyptian Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#868686
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Luma)#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CACACA

Egyptian Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D8A01B. Complementary color is 1B53D8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Egyptian Gold is New Car with the hex code #1B53D8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D8A01B color is offered by #1B53D8. 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.

D8A01B 1B53D8
Analogous color palette with (D8A01B, B2D81B and D8421B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Egyptian Gold (#D8A01B) are Vivid Lime Green (#B2D81B) and Vermilion (Plochere) (#D8421B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Egyptian 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.

D8A01B B2D81B D8421B
Split Complementary color palette with (D8A01B, 1BB2D8 and 421BD8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Egyptian Gold (#D8A01B) are #1BB2D8 (Battery Charged Blue) and #421BD8 (Interdimensional 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.

D8A01B 1BB2D8 421BD8
Triadic color palette with (D8A01B, 1BD8A0 and A01BD8)

Triadic Palette

Egyptian Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1BD8A0 (Caribbean Green) and #A01BD8 (Purple (X11)) along with #D8A01B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

D8A01B 1BD8A0 A01BD8
Tetradic color palette with (D8A01B, 1BD8A0, 1B53D8 and D81B53)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Egyptian Gold has four colors - #1BD8A0 (Caribbean Green), #1B53D8 (New Car) and #D81B53 (Spanish Crimson) in addition to the base color (#D8A01B). 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.

D8A01B 1BD8A0 1B53D8 D81B53
Square color palette with (D8A01B, 1BD842, 1B53D8 and D81BB2)

Square Palette

Egyptian Gold square color palette has #1BD842 (Malachite), #1B53D8 (New Car) and #D81BB2 (Frostbite). 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.

D8A01B 1BD842 1B53D8 D81BB2
Rainbow color

Egyptian Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Egyptian 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.

D89F1B 6FD81B 1BD869 1BA5D8 331BD8 D51BD8 D81B39

Tints, Tones & Shades of Egyptian Gold Color


  • Transparent E0B349E0B349
  • Transparent E4BD5FE4BD5F
  • Transparent E8C676E8C676
  • Transparent ECD08DECD08D
  • Transparent EFD9A4EFD9A4
  • Transparent F3E3BBF3E3BB
  • Transparent F7ECD1F7ECD1
  • Transparent FBF6E8FBF6E8


  • Transparent C69A2FC69A2F
  • Transparent BE9639BE9639
  • Transparent B59343B59343
  • Transparent AC904EAC904E
  • Transparent A38D58A38D58
  • Transparent 9A8A629A8A62
  • Transparent 92866C92866C
  • Transparent 898376898376


  • Transparent AD8016AD8016
  • Transparent 977013977013
  • Transparent 826010826010
  • Transparent 6C500E6C500E
  • Transparent 56400B56400B
  • Transparent 413008413008
  • Transparent 2B20052B2005
  • Transparent 161003161003

Egyptian Gold Color Patterns

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    Egyptian Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Gold Plaid Pattern

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