#ADABA8 Hex Code

Color Name: Silver Chalice

What is hex #ADABA8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #ADABA8 is Silver Chalice. The RGB values are (173, 171, 168) which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:3 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, #ADABA8 has a hue of 36°, 3% 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.

Hex #ADABA8 Color Codes

Color NameSilver Chalice
RGB Values(173, 171, 168)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 3%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(36°, 3%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#525457 [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 6 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#A8AAAD [Metallic Silver]
#ADABA8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ABABAB
Desaturated#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Luma)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Hex #ADABA8 Color Palettes

ADABA8 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of ADABA8. Complementary color is A8AAAD

Complementary Palette

The complement of #ADABA8 is #A8AAAD which is called Metallic Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ADABA8 color is offered by #A8AAAD. 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 (ADABA8, ADADA8 and ADA9A8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #ADABA8 are #ADADA8 and #ADA9A8, called Silver Chalice and Dark Gray (X11), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #ADABA8 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 (ADABA8, A8ADAD and A9A8AD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #ADABA8 are #A8ADAD (Metallic Silver) and #A9A8AD (Metallic Silver). 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 (ADABA8, A8ADAB and ABA8AD)

Triadic Palette

#ADABA8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A8ADAB (Silver Chalice) and #ABA8AD (Silver (Metallic)) along with #ADABA8, 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 (ADABA8, A8ADAB, A8AAAD and ADA8AA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #ADABA8 has #A8ADAB (Silver Chalice), #A8AAAD (Metallic Silver) and #ADA8AA (Dark Gray (X11)). 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 (ADABA8, A8ADA9, A8AAAD and ADA8AD)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #ADABA8 contains #A8ADA9 (Dark Gray (X11)), #A8AAAD (Metallic Silver) and #ADA8AD (Silver (Metallic)). 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 #ADABA8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #ADABA8 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.

#ADABA8 Color Patterns

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    Silver Chalice Gingham Checks

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    Silver Chalice Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Silver Chalice Polka Dots Pattern

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    Silver Chalice Honeycomb Pattern

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    Silver Chalice Leaves Pattern

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    Silver Chalice Houndstooth Pattern

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    Silver Chalice Trellis Pattern

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    Silver Chalice Plaid Pattern

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.