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Frosted Silver Color

HEX #BDBEC5 / RGB (189, 190, 197)

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What is Frosted Silver Color?

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Frosted Silver has the hex code #BDBEC5. The equivalent RGB values are (189, 190, 197), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:4 M:4 Y:0 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Frosted Silver has a hue of 233°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

Frosted Silver color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, frosted silver 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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Frosted Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#BDBEC5
RGB Values(189, 190, 197)
CMYK Values(4%, 4%, 0%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(233°, 4%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#42413A [Black Olive]
Closest Pantone®441 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#C5C4BD [Pale Silver]
Frosted Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Luma)#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D9D9D9

Frosted Silver Color Palettes

Frosted Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of BDBEC5. Complementary color is C5C4BD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Frosted Silver is Pale Silver with the hex code #C5C4BD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BDBEC5 color is offered by #C5C4BD. 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 (BDBEC5, C0BDC5 and BDC2C5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Frosted Silver (#BDBEC5) are Silver Sand (#C0BDC5) and Silver Sand (#BDC2C5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Frosted Silver 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 (BDBEC5, C5C0BD and C2C5BD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Frosted Silver (#BDBEC5) are #C5C0BD (Pale Silver) and #C2C5BD (Argent). 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 (BDBEC5, C5BDBE and BEC5BD)

Triadic Palette

Frosted Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C5BDBE (Pale Silver) and #BEC5BD (Argent) along with #BDBEC5 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 (BDBEC5, C5BDBE, C5C4BD and BDC5C4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Frosted Silver has four colors - #C5BDBE (Pale Silver), #C5C4BD (Pale Silver) and #BDC5C4 (Silver Sand) in addition to the base color (#BDBEC5). 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 (BDBEC5, C5BDC2, C5C4BD and BDC5C0)

Square Palette

Frosted Silver square color palette has #C5BDC2 (Argent), #C5C4BD (Pale Silver) and #BDC5C0 (Silver Sand). 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

Frosted Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Frosted Silver 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 Frosted Silver Color


  • Transparent CACBD1CACBD1
  • Transparent D1D2D6D1D2D6
  • Transparent D7D8DCD7D8DC
  • Transparent DEDFE2DEDFE2
  • Transparent E5E5E8E5E5E8
  • Transparent EBECEEEBECEE
  • Transparent F2F2F3F2F2F3
  • Transparent F8F9F9F8F9F9


  • Transparent B1B2B7B1B2B7
  • Transparent ABABB0ABABB0
  • Transparent A5A5A9A5A5A9
  • Transparent 9F9FA39F9FA3
  • Transparent 98999C98999C
  • Transparent 929395929395
  • Transparent 8C8C8E8C8C8E
  • Transparent 868687868687


  • Transparent 97989E97989E
  • Transparent 84858A84858A
  • Transparent 717276717276
  • Transparent 5F5F635F5F63
  • Transparent 4C4C4F4C4C4F
  • Transparent 39393B39393B
  • Transparent 262627262627
  • Transparent 131314131314

Frosted Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Silver Plaid Pattern

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