Search Colors

Gunmetal Silver Color

HEX #6C7079 / RGB (108, 112, 121)

Silver and gray color watch

What is Gunmetal Silver Color?

Gunmetal Silver (Hex code: 6C7079) Thumbnail

Gunmetal Silver has the hex code #6C7079. The equivalent RGB values are (108, 112, 121), which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:8 Y:0 K:53. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gunmetal Silver has a hue of 222°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 47%.
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.

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

Download Gunmetal Silver Solid Color Background

Gunmetal Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#6C7079
RGB Values(108, 112, 121)
CMYK Values(11%, 8%, 0%, 53%)
HSV/HSB Values(222°, 11%, 47%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#938F86 [Philippine Gray]
Closest Pantone®424 C
Closest RAL4012 [Pearl blackberry]
Complementary Color#79756C [Nickel]
Gunmetal Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#727272
Weighted Average (Most Common)#707070
Weighted Average (Luma)#707070
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ABABAB

Gunmetal Silver Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6C7079. Complementary color is 79756C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gunmetal Silver is Nickel with the hex code #79756C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6C7079 color is offered by #79756C. 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.

6C7079 79756C
Analogous color palette with (6C7079, 6F6C79 and 6C7779)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gunmetal Silver (#6C7079) are Old Lavender (#6F6C79) and Nickel (#6C7779). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gunmetal Silver 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.

6C7079 6F6C79 6C7779
Split Complementary color palette with (6C7079, 796F6C and 77796C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gunmetal Silver (#6C7079) are #796F6C (Dark Silver) and #77796C (Nickel). 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.

6C7079 796F6C 77796C
Triadic color palette with (6C7079, 796C70 and 70796C)

Triadic Palette

Gunmetal Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #796C70 (Old Lavender) and #70796C (Nickel) along with #6C7079 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

6C7079 796C70 70796C
Tetradic color palette with (6C7079, 796C70, 79756C and 6C7975)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gunmetal Silver has four colors - #796C70 (Old Lavender), #79756C (Nickel) and #6C7975 (Nickel) in addition to the base color (#6C7079). 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.

6C7079 796C70 79756C 6C7975
Square color palette with (6C7079, 796C77, 79756C and 6C796F)

Square Palette

Gunmetal Silver square color palette has #796C77 (Old Lavender), #79756C (Nickel) and #6C796F (Nickel). 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.

6C7079 796C77 79756C 6C796F
Rainbow color

Gunmetal Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gunmetal Silver 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.

6C7079 736C79 796C74 79706C 77796C 6C796C 6C7977

Tints, Tones & Shades of Gunmetal Silver Color


  • Transparent 898D94898D94
  • Transparent 989BA1989BA1
  • Transparent A7A9AFA7A9AF
  • Transparent B6B8BCB6B8BC
  • Transparent C4C6C9C4C6C9
  • Transparent D3D4D7D3D4D7
  • Transparent E2E2E4E2E2E4
  • Transparent F0F1F2F0F1F2


  • Transparent 70737A70737A
  • Transparent 72757B72757B
  • Transparent 74767C74767C
  • Transparent 76787D76787D
  • Transparent 787A7D787A7D
  • Transparent 7A7B7E7A7B7E
  • Transparent 7C7D7F7C7D7F
  • Transparent 7E7E7F7E7E7F


  • Transparent 565A61565A61
  • Transparent 4C4E554C4E55
  • Transparent 414349414349
  • Transparent 36383D36383D
  • Transparent 2B2D302B2D30
  • Transparent 202224202224
  • Transparent 161618161618
  • Transparent 0B0B0C0B0B0C

Gunmetal Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gunmetal Silver Plaid Pattern

Gunmetal Silver Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Gunmetal Silver color drawing room interior textured wall

Gunmetal Silver Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Gunmetal Silver color Living room wal color

Gunmetal Silver Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Gunmetal Silver color Bedroom interior wall color

Gunmetal Silver Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Gunmetal Silver color kitchen interior wall color

Gunmetal Silver Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

Photo credits: