Gold Nugget

HEX #DDB13B / RGB (221, 177, 59)

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What is Gold Nugget Color?

Gold Nugget (Hex code: DDB13B) Thumbnail

Gold Nugget has the hex code #DDB13B. The equivalent RGB values are (221, 177, 59), which means it is composed of 48% red, 39% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:73 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gold Nugget has a hue of 44°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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 Nugget Color Codes

Hex Code#DDB13B
RGB Values(221, 177, 59)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 73%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(44°, 73%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#224EC4 [New Car]
Closest Pantone®143 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#3B67DD [Royal Blue]
Gold Nugget Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Luma)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Gold Nugget Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DDB13B. Complementary color is 3B67DD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gold Nugget is Royal Blue with the hex code #3B67DD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DDB13B color is offered by #3B67DD. 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 (DDB13B, B8DD3B and DD603B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gold Nugget (#DDB13B) are Pear (#B8DD3B) and Medium Vermilion (#DD603B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gold Nugget 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 (DDB13B, 3BB8DD and 603BDD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gold Nugget (#DDB13B) are #3BB8DD (Picton Blue) and #603BDD (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 (DDB13B, 3BDDB1 and B13BDD)

Triadic Palette

Gold Nugget triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3BDDB1 (Eucalyptus) and #B13BDD (Medium Orchid) along with #DDB13B 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 (DDB13B, 3BDDB1, 3B67DD and DD3B67)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gold Nugget has four colors - #3BDDB1 (Eucalyptus), #3B67DD (Royal Blue) and #DD3B67 (Paradise Pink) in addition to the base color (#DDB13B). 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 (DDB13B, 3BDD60, 3B67DD and DD3BB8)

Square Palette

Gold Nugget square color palette has #3BDD60 (UFO Green), #3B67DD (Royal Blue) and #DD3BB8 (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.

Rainbow color

Gold Nugget Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gold Nugget 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 Nugget Color


  • Transparent E4C162#E4C162
  • Transparent E7C876#E7C876
  • Transparent EBD089#EBD089
  • Transparent EED89D#EED89D
  • Transparent F1E0B1#F1E0B1
  • Transparent F5E8C4#F5E8C4
  • Transparent F8EFD8#F8EFD8
  • Transparent FCF7EB#FCF7EB


  • Transparent CAA749#CAA749
  • Transparent C1A250#C1A250
  • Transparent B89D57#B89D57
  • Transparent AF995E#AF995E
  • Transparent A59464#A59464
  • Transparent 9C8F6B#9C8F6B
  • Transparent 938A72#938A72
  • Transparent 898579#898579


  • Transparent B18E2F#B18E2F
  • Transparent 9B7C29#9B7C29
  • Transparent 856A23#856A23
  • Transparent 6F591E#6F591E
  • Transparent 584718#584718
  • Transparent 423512#423512
  • Transparent 2C230C#2C230C
  • Transparent 161206#161206

Gold Nugget Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Nugget Plaid Pattern

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