Glossy Gold Color

HEX #FAE481 / RGB (250, 228, 129)

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What is Glossy Gold Color?

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Glossy Gold has the hex code #FAE481. The equivalent RGB values are (250, 228, 129), which means it is composed of 41% red, 38% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:9 Y:48 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Glossy Gold has a hue of 49°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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.

Glossy gold is a moderate orange yellow color that can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS through its RGB, HSL and/or hex code. Please note that the glossy gold CMYK color values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Glossy Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#FAE481
RGB Values(250, 228, 129)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 48%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 48%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#051B7E [Dark Imperial Blue]
Closest Pantone®602 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#8197FA [Cornflower Blue]
Glossy Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CACACA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E0E0E0
Weighted Average (Luma)#E2E2E2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EAEAEA

Glossy Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FAE481. Complementary color is 8197FA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Glossy Gold is Cornflower Blue with the hex code #8197FA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FAE481 color is offered by #8197FA. 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 (FAE481, D4FA81 and FAA881)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Glossy Gold (#FAE481) are Mindaro (#D4FA81) and Light Salmon (#FAA881). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Glossy 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 (FAE481, 81D4FA and A881FA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Glossy Gold (#FAE481) are #81D4FA (Pale Cyan) and #A881FA (Lavender (Floral)). 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 (FAE481, 81FAE4 and E481FA)

Triadic Palette

Glossy Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #81FAE4 (Aquamarine) and #E481FA (Lavender Magenta) along with #FAE481 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 (FAE481, 81FAE4, 8197FA and FA8197)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Glossy Gold has four colors - #81FAE4 (Aquamarine), #8197FA (Cornflower Blue) and #FA8197 (Tulip) in addition to the base color (#FAE481). 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 (FAE481, 81FAA8, 8197FA and FA81D4)

Square Palette

Glossy Gold square color palette has #81FAA8 (Pale Green), #8197FA (Cornflower Blue) and #FA81D4 (Princess Perfume). 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

Glossy Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Glossy 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 Glossy Gold Color


  • Transparent FBE99AFBE99A
  • Transparent FCECA7FCECA7
  • Transparent FCEFB3FCEFB3
  • Transparent FDF2C0FDF2C0
  • Transparent FDF4CDFDF4CD
  • Transparent FEF7D9FEF7D9
  • Transparent FEFAE6FEFAE6
  • Transparent FFFCF2FFFCF2


  • Transparent E2D081E2D081
  • Transparent D5C681D5C681
  • Transparent C9BC81C9BC81
  • Transparent BDB281BDB281
  • Transparent B1A880B1A880
  • Transparent A59E80A59E80
  • Transparent 989480989480
  • Transparent 8C8A808C8A80


  • Transparent C8B667C8B667
  • Transparent AFA05AAFA05A
  • Transparent 96894D96894D
  • Transparent 7D72417D7241
  • Transparent 645B34645B34
  • Transparent 4B44274B4427
  • Transparent 322E1A322E1A
  • Transparent 19170D19170D

Glossy Gold Color Patterns

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    Glossy Gold Gingham Checks

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Glossy Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Gold Plaid Pattern

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