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#A1A3AE Hex Code

Color Name: Metallic Silver

What is hex #A1A3AE Color?

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The color name of hex code #A1A3AE is Metallic Silver. The RGB values are (161, 163, 174) which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:7 M:6 Y:0 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A1A3AE has a hue of 231°, 7% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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.

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Hex #A1A3AE Color Codes

Color NameMetallic Silver
RGB Values(161, 163, 174)
CMYK Values(7%, 6%, 0%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(231°, 7%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5E5C51 [Ebony]
Closest Pantone®429 C
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#AEACA1 [Dark Gray (X11)]
#A1A3AE Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Luma)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CBCBCB

Hex #A1A3AE Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A1A3AE. Complementary color is AEACA1

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A1A3AE is #AEACA1 which is called Dark Gray (X11). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A1A3AE color is offered by #AEACA1. 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 (A1A3AE, A6A1AE and A1AAAE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A1A3AE are #A6A1AE and #A1AAAE, called Metallic Silver and Metallic Silver, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A1A3AE with a 30° separation. 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 (A1A3AE, AEA6A1 and AAAEA1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A1A3AE are #AEA6A1 (Quick Silver) and #AAAEA1 (Dark Gray (X11)). 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 (A1A3AE, AEA1A3 and A3AEA1)

Triadic Palette

#A1A3AE triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AEA1A3 (Quick Silver) and #A3AEA1 (Quick Silver) along with #A1A3AE, our main color, 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 (A1A3AE, AEA1A3, AEACA1 and A1AEAC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A1A3AE has #AEA1A3 (Quick Silver), #AEACA1 (Dark Gray (X11)) and #A1AEAC (Metallic Silver). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (A1A3AE, AEA1AA, AEACA1 and A1AEA6)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A1A3AE contains #AEA1AA (Lilac Luster), #AEACA1 (Dark Gray (X11)) and #A1AEA6 (Quick Silver). 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

Hex #A1A3AE Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A1A3AE rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 A1A3AE Color


  • Transparent B4B5BEB4B5BE
  • Transparent BDBFC6BDBFC6
  • Transparent C7C8CEC7C8CE
  • Transparent D0D1D7D0D1D7
  • Transparent D9DADFD9DADF
  • Transparent E3E3E7E3E3E7
  • Transparent ECEDEFECEDEF
  • Transparent F6F6F7F6F6F7


  • Transparent 9A9CA59A9CA5
  • Transparent 9799A09799A0
  • Transparent 94959C94959C
  • Transparent 919297919297
  • Transparent 8D8E928D8E92
  • Transparent 8A8B8E8A8B8E
  • Transparent 878789878789
  • Transparent 838485838485


  • Transparent 81828B81828B
  • Transparent 71727A71727A
  • Transparent 616268616268
  • Transparent 515257515257
  • Transparent 404146404146
  • Transparent 303134303134
  • Transparent 202123202123
  • Transparent 101011101011

#A1A3AE Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.