#D6B53E Hex Code

Color Name: Old Gold

What is hex #D6B53E Color?

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The color name of hex code #D6B53E is Old Gold. The RGB values are (214, 181, 62) which means it is composed of 47% red, 40% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:71 K:16. In the HSV/HSB scale, #D6B53E has a hue of 47°, 71% saturation and a brightness value of 84%.
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 #D6B53E Color Codes

Color NameOld Gold
RGB Values(214, 181, 62)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 71%, 16%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 71%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#294AC1 [Cerulean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7751 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#3E5FD6 [Royal Blue]
#D6B53E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Luma)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Hex #D6B53E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D6B53E. Complementary color is 3E5FD6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #D6B53E is #3E5FD6 which is called Royal Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D6B53E color is offered by #3E5FD6. 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 (D6B53E, ABD63E and D6693E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #D6B53E are #ABD63E and #D6693E, called Android Green and Medium Vermilion, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #D6B53E 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 (D6B53E, 3EABD6 and 693ED6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #D6B53E are #3EABD6 (Maximum Blue) and #693ED6 (Majorelle 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 (D6B53E, 3ED6B5 and B53ED6)

Triadic Palette

#D6B53E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3ED6B5 (Eucalyptus) and #B53ED6 (Medium Orchid) along with #D6B53E, 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 (D6B53E, 3ED6B5, 3E5FD6 and D63E5F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #D6B53E has #3ED6B5 (Eucalyptus), #3E5FD6 (Royal Blue) and #D63E5F (Cerise). 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 (D6B53E, 3ED669, 3E5FD6 and D63EAB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #D6B53E contains #3ED669 (UFO Green), #3E5FD6 (Royal Blue) and #D63EAB (Frostbite). 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 #D6B53E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #D6B53E 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 Old Gold Color


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#D6B53E Color Patterns

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    Old Gold Gingham Checks

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    Old Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Old Gold Polka Dots Pattern

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    Old Gold Honeycomb Pattern

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    Old Gold Leaves Pattern

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    Old Gold Houndstooth Pattern

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    Old Gold Trellis Pattern

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    Old Gold 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.