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#A8B1AB Hex Code

Color Name: Silver Chalice

What is hex #A8B1AB Color?

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The color name of hex code #A8B1AB is Silver Chalice. The RGB values are (168, 177, 171) which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:0 Y:3 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A8B1AB has a hue of 140°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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 #A8B1AB Color Codes

Color NameSilver Chalice
RGB Values(168, 177, 171)
CMYK Values(5%, 0%, 3%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(140°, 5%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#574E54 [Dark Liver]
Closest Pantone®442 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#B1A8AE [Silver Chalice]
#A8B1AB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Hex #A8B1AB Color Palettes

A8B1AB is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of A8B1AB. Complementary color is B1A8AE

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A8B1AB is #B1A8AE which is called Silver Chalice. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A8B1AB color is offered by #B1A8AE. 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 (A8B1AB, A8B1B0 and AAB1A8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A8B1AB are #A8B1B0 and #AAB1A8, called Silver Foil and Silver Chalice, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A8B1AB 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 (A8B1AB, B0A8B1 and B1A8AA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A8B1AB are #B0A8B1 (Silver (Metallic)) and #B1A8AA (Silver Chalice). 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 (A8B1AB, ABA8B1 and B1ABA8)

Triadic Palette

#A8B1AB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #ABA8B1 (Silver (Metallic)) and #B1ABA8 (Silver Chalice) along with #A8B1AB, 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 (A8B1AB, ABA8B1, B1A8AE and AEB1A8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A8B1AB has #ABA8B1 (Silver (Metallic)), #B1A8AE (Silver Chalice) and #AEB1A8 (Silver Foil). 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 (A8B1AB, A8AAB1, B1A8AE and B1B0A8)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A8B1AB contains #A8AAB1 (Metallic Silver), #B1A8AE (Silver Chalice) and #B1B0A8 (Silver Foil). 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 #A8B1AB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A8B1AB 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 A8B1AB Color


  • Transparent B9C1BCB9C1BC
  • Transparent C2C8C4C2C8C4
  • Transparent CBD0CDCBD0CD
  • Transparent D4D8D5D4D8D5
  • Transparent DCE0DDDCE0DD
  • Transparent E5E8E6E5E8E6
  • Transparent EEEFEEEEEFEE
  • Transparent F6F7F7F6F7F7


  • Transparent A0A7A2A0A7A2
  • Transparent 9CA29E9CA29E
  • Transparent 989D9A989D9A
  • Transparent 949996949996
  • Transparent 909491909491
  • Transparent 8C8F8D8C8F8D
  • Transparent 888A89888A89
  • Transparent 848584848584


  • Transparent 868E89868E89
  • Transparent 767C78767C78
  • Transparent 656A67656A67
  • Transparent 545956545956
  • Transparent 434744434744
  • Transparent 323533323533
  • Transparent 222322222322
  • Transparent 111211111211

#A8B1AB Color Patterns

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    #A8B1AB Houndstooth Pattern

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    #A8B1AB Trellis Pattern

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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.