HEX #CFB840 / RGB (207, 184, 64)

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What is Gold CMYK Color?

Gold CMYK (Hex code: CFB840) Thumbnail

Gold CMYK values are (10, 15, 90, 10). Obviously, this depends on which tint of gold you want to work with. We arrived at these values after taking tens of printouts. We find that these CMYK values work well for gold color for most applications.

Gold CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#CFB840
RGB Values(207, 184, 64)
CMYK Values(10%, 15%, 90%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(50°, 69%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#3047BF [Cerulean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7751 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#4057CF [Han Blue]
Gold CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Luma)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Gold CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CFB840. Complementary color is 4057CF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gold CMYK is Han Blue with the hex code #4057CF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CFB840 color is offered by #4057CF. 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 (CFB840, 9FCF40 and CF7140)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gold CMYK (#CFB840) are Android Green (#9FCF40) and Copper Red (#CF7140). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gold CMYK 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 (CFB840, 409FCF and 7140CF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gold CMYK (#CFB840) are #409FCF (Celestial Blue) and #7140CF (Majorelle 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.

Triadic color palette with (CFB840, 40CFB8 and B840CF)

Triadic Palette

Gold CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #40CFB8 (Eucalyptus) and #B840CF (Medium Orchid) along with #CFB840 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 (CFB840, 40CFB8, 4057CF and CF4057)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gold CMYK has four colors - #40CFB8 (Eucalyptus), #4057CF (Han Blue) and #CF4057 (Brick Red) in addition to the base color (#CFB840). 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 (CFB840, 40CF71, 4057CF and CF409F)

Square Palette

Gold CMYK square color palette has #40CF71 (UFO Green), #4057CF (Han Blue) and #CF409F (Pink (Pantone)). 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

Gold CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gold CMYK 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 Gold CMYK Color


  • Transparent D9C666#D9C666
  • Transparent DDCD79#DDCD79
  • Transparent E2D48C#E2D48C
  • Transparent E7DCA0#E7DCA0
  • Transparent ECE3B3#ECE3B3
  • Transparent F1EAC6#F1EAC6
  • Transparent F5F1D9#F5F1D9
  • Transparent FAF8EC#FAF8EC


  • Transparent BFAD4D#BFAD4D
  • Transparent B7A753#B7A753
  • Transparent AFA25A#AFA25A
  • Transparent A89C60#A89C60
  • Transparent A09666#A09666
  • Transparent 98916D#98916D
  • Transparent 908B73#908B73
  • Transparent 88867A#88867A


  • Transparent A69333#A69333
  • Transparent 91812D#91812D
  • Transparent 7C6E26#7C6E26
  • Transparent 685C20#685C20
  • Transparent 534A1A#534A1A
  • Transparent 3E3713#3E3713
  • Transparent 29250D#29250D
  • Transparent 151206#151206

Gold CMYK Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold CMYK Plaid Pattern

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