#BD9C25 Hex Code

Color Name: Gold Foil

What is hex #BD9C25 Color?

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The color name of hex code #BD9C25 is Gold Foil. The RGB values are (189, 156, 37) which means it is composed of 49% red, 41% green and 10% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:17 Y:80 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BD9C25 has a hue of 47°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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 #BD9C25 Color Codes

Color NameGold Foil
RGB Values(189, 156, 37)
CMYK Values(0%, 17%, 80%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 80%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#4263DA [Royal Blue]
Closest Pantone®7753 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#2546BD [Denim Blue]
#BD9C25 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#999999
Weighted Average (Luma)#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Hex #BD9C25 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BD9C25. Complementary color is 2546BD

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BD9C25 is #2546BD which is called Denim Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BD9C25 color is offered by #2546BD. 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 (BD9C25, 92BD25 and BD5025)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BD9C25 are #92BD25 and #BD5025, called Dark Lemon Lime and Ruddy Brown, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BD9C25 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 (BD9C25, 2592BD and 5025BD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BD9C25 are #2592BD (Cyan Cornflower Blue) and #5025BD (Ocean 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.

Triadic color palette with (BD9C25, 25BD9C and 9C25BD)

Triadic Palette

#BD9C25 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #25BD9C (Mountain Meadow) and #9C25BD (Dark Orchid) along with #BD9C25, 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 (BD9C25, 25BD9C, 2546BD and BD2546)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BD9C25 has #25BD9C (Mountain Meadow), #2546BD (Denim Blue) and #BD2546 (Bright Maroon). 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 (BD9C25, 25BD50, 2546BD and BD2592)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BD9C25 contains #25BD50 (American Green), #2546BD (Denim Blue) and #BD2592 (Royal Fuchsia). 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 #BD9C25 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BD9C25 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.

Shades of Gold Foil Color


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#BD9C25 Color Patterns

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    Gold Foil Gingham Checks

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    Gold Foil Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gold Foil Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gold Foil Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gold Foil Leaves Pattern

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    Gold Foil Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gold Foil Trellis Pattern

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    Gold Foil 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.