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Golden CMYK Color

HEX #E5A812 / RGB (229, 168, 18)

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What is Golden CMYK Color?

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Golden CMYK is (0, 30, 100, 10); meaning it has 0 of cyan, 30 of magenta, 100 of yellow and 10 of black. The closest hex code of the color is #E5A812 with RGB equivalent values (229, 168, 18). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K). Please understand that the reproducibility of golden CMYK depends on the quality of the paper, the printer and the inks in the machine.

NOTE: The golden (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. It has been calculated from the CMYK values. As you probably know, the CMYK color model is for print media while hex codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly. Additionally, golden color displayed on the screen through its hex code, may look very different when printed (by the CMYK values).

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Golden CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#E5A812
RGB Values(229, 168, 18)
CMYK Values(0%, 30%, 100%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(43°, 92%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9900
Inverse Color#1A57ED [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®124 C
Closest RAL1032 [Broom yellow]
Complementary Color#124FE5 [Palatinate Blue]
Golden CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Golden CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E5A812. Complementary color is 124FE5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Golden CMYK is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #124FE5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E5A812 color is offered by #124FE5. 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 (E5A812, B9E512 and E53F12)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Golden CMYK (#E5A812) are Bitter Lemon (#B9E512) and Vermilion (Plochere) (#E53F12). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Golden 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (E5A812, 12B9E5 and 3F12E5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Golden CMYK (#E5A812) are #12B9E5 (Cyan (Process)) and #3F12E5 (Interdimensional 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.

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Triadic color palette with (E5A812, 12E5A8 and A812E5)

Triadic Palette

Golden CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #12E5A8 (Medium Spring Green) and #A812E5 (Vivid Mulberry) along with #E5A812 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 (E5A812, 12E5A8, 124FE5 and E5124F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Golden CMYK has four colors - #12E5A8 (Medium Spring Green), #124FE5 (Palatinate Blue) and #E5124F (Spanish Crimson) in addition to the base color (#E5A812). 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 (E5A812, 12E53F, 124FE5 and E512B9)

Square Palette

Golden CMYK square color palette has #12E53F (Malachite), #124FE5 (Palatinate Blue) and #E512B9 (Shocking Pink). 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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Golden CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Golden 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Golden CMYK Color


  • Transparent EAB941EAB941
  • Transparent EDC259EDC259
  • Transparent EFCB71EFCB71
  • Transparent F2D489F2D489
  • Transparent F5DCA0F5DCA0
  • Transparent F7E5B8F7E5B8
  • Transparent FAEED0FAEED0
  • Transparent FCF6E7FCF6E7


  • Transparent D1A028D1A028
  • Transparent C79C33C79C33
  • Transparent BD983EBD983E
  • Transparent B39449B39449
  • Transparent A89054A89054
  • Transparent 9E8C5F9E8C5F
  • Transparent 94886A94886A
  • Transparent 8A84758A8475


  • Transparent B7860EB7860E
  • Transparent A0760DA0760D
  • Transparent 89650B89650B
  • Transparent 735409735409
  • Transparent 5C43075C4307
  • Transparent 453205453205
  • Transparent 2E22042E2204
  • Transparent 171102171102

Golden CMYK Color Patterns

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    Golden CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Golden CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Golden CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Golden CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden CMYK Plaid Pattern

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