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Jam Color

HEX #551841 / RGB (85, 24, 65)

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What is Jam Color?

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Jam has the hex code #551841. The equivalent RGB values are (85, 24, 65), which means it is composed of 49% red, 14% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:72 Y:24 K:67. In the HSV/HSB scale, Jam has a hue of 320°, 72% saturation and a brightness value of 33%.
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.

Jam is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Jam CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Jam Color Codes

Hex Code#551841
RGB Values(85, 24, 65)
CMYK Values(0%, 72%, 24%, 67%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 72%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#660033
Inverse Color#AAE7BE [Sea Foam Green]
Closest Pantone®690 C
Closest RAL4004 [Claret violet]
Complementary Color#18552C [Cal Poly Pomona Green]
Jam Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3A3A3A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2F2F2F
Weighted Average (Luma)#282828
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6A6A6A

Jam Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 551841. Complementary color is 18552C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Jam is Cal Poly Pomona Green with the hex code #18552C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #551841 color is offered by #18552C. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (551841, 551823 and 4B1855)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Jam (#551841) are Chocolate Cosmos (#551823) and American Purple (#4B1855). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Jam with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (551841, 235518 and 18554B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Jam (#551841) are #235518 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #18554B (Brunswick Green). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (551841, 415518 and 184155)

Triadic Palette

Jam triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #415518 (Army Green) and #184155 (Japanese Indigo) along with #551841 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (551841, 415518, 18552C and 2C1855)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Jam has four colors - #415518 (Army Green), #18552C (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #2C1855 (Russian Violet) in addition to the base color (#551841). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (551841, 554B18, 18552C and 182355)

Square Palette

Jam square color palette has #554B18 (Army Green), #18552C (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #182355 (Space Cadet). 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.

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Rainbow color

Jam Color Rainbow Palette

Our Jam rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Jam Color


  • Transparent 774667774667
  • Transparent 885D7A885D7A
  • Transparent 99748D99748D
  • Transparent AA8CA0AA8CA0
  • Transparent BBA3B3BBA3B3
  • Transparent CCBAC6CCBAC6
  • Transparent DDD1D9DDD1D9
  • Transparent EEE8ECEEE8EC


  • Transparent 5E2D4E5E2D4E
  • Transparent 623754623754
  • Transparent 66425A66425A
  • Transparent 6B4C616B4C61
  • Transparent 6F56676F5667
  • Transparent 73616D73616D
  • Transparent 776B73776B73
  • Transparent 7C767A7C767A


  • Transparent 441334441334
  • Transparent 3C112E3C112E
  • Transparent 330E27330E27
  • Transparent 2B0C212B0C21
  • Transparent 220A1A220A1A
  • Transparent 1A07141A0714
  • Transparent 11050D11050D
  • Transparent 090207090207

Jam Color Patterns

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    Jam Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Jam Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Jam Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Jam Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Jam Plaid Pattern

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