Gold Leaf

HEX #F6D12B / RGB (246, 209, 43)

What is Gold Leaf Color?

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Gold Leaf has the hex code #F6D12B. The equivalent RGB values are (246, 209, 43), which means it is composed of 49% red, 42% green and 9% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:83 K:4. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gold Leaf has a hue of 49°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 96%.
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.

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

Gold Leaf Color Codes

Hex Code#F6D12B
RGB Values(246, 209, 43)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 83%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 83%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#092ED4 [Persian Blue]
Closest Pantone®115 C
Closest RAL1018 [Zinc yellow]
Complementary Color#2B50F6 [Palatinate Blue]
Gold Leaf Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Luma)#CDCDCD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E0E0E0

Gold Leaf Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F6D12B. Complementary color is 2B50F6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gold Leaf is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #2B50F6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F6D12B color is offered by #2B50F6. 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 (F6D12B, B6F62B and F66C2B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gold Leaf (#F6D12B) are Green-Yellow (#B6F62B) and Vivid Tangelo (#F66C2B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gold Leaf 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 (F6D12B, 2BB6F6 and 6C2BF6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gold Leaf (#F6D12B) are #2BB6F6 (Button Blue) and #6C2BF6 (Han 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.

Triadic color palette with (F6D12B, 2BF6D1 and D12BF6)

Triadic Palette

Gold Leaf triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2BF6D1 (Turquoise) and #D12BF6 (Steel Pink) along with #F6D12B 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 (F6D12B, 2BF6D1, 2B50F6 and F62B50)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gold Leaf has four colors - #2BF6D1 (Turquoise), #2B50F6 (Palatinate Blue) and #F62B50 (Red (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#F6D12B). 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 (F6D12B, 2BF66C, 2B50F6 and F62BB6)

Square Palette

Gold Leaf square color palette has #2BF66C (UFO Green), #2B50F6 (Palatinate Blue) and #F62BB6 (Persian Rose). 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 Leaf Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gold Leaf 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 Leaf Color


  • Transparent F8DA55#F8DA55
  • Transparent F9DF6B#F9DF6B
  • Transparent FAE380#FAE380
  • Transparent FBE895#FBE895
  • Transparent FBEDAA#FBEDAA
  • Transparent FCF1BF#FCF1BF
  • Transparent FDF6D5#FDF6D5
  • Transparent FEFAEA#FEFAEA


  • Transparent DEC13C#DEC13C
  • Transparent D3B945#D3B945
  • Transparent C7B14D#C7B14D
  • Transparent BBA956#BBA956
  • Transparent AFA05E#AFA05E
  • Transparent A39867#A39867
  • Transparent 98906F#98906F
  • Transparent 8C8878#8C8878


  • Transparent C5A722#C5A722
  • Transparent AC921E#AC921E
  • Transparent 947D1A#947D1A
  • Transparent 7B6916#7B6916
  • Transparent 625411#625411
  • Transparent 4A3F0D#4A3F0D
  • Transparent 312A09#312A09
  • Transparent 191504#191504

Gold Leaf Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Leaf Plaid Pattern