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Metallic Gold Color

HEX #D4AF37 / RGB (212, 175, 55)

Metallic Gold

What is Metallic Gold Color?

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Metallic Gold has the hex code #D4AF37. The equivalent RGB values are (212, 175, 55), which means it is composed of 48% red, 40% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:17 Y:74 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, Metallic Gold has a hue of 46°, 74% saturation and a brightness value of 83%.
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.

The metallic gold displayed on this page is a moderate dark yellow color. As you can understand, a single and "flat" color can never replicate the shine of a metallic color. In traditional painting and art, gold leaf was used instead of a single color. Similarly, in digital art, you can consider using a gradient of colors for metallic gold effect, especially the shine and reflectiveness.
The color can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB, CMYk or HSB color codes.

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Metallic Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#D4AF37
RGB Values(212, 175, 55)
CMYK Values(0%, 17%, 74%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(46°, 74%, 83%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#2B50C8 [Cerulean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7752 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#375CD4 [Royal Blue]
Metallic Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#939393
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D0D0D0

Metallic Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D4AF37. Complementary color is 375CD4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Metallic Gold is Royal Blue with the hex code #375CD4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D4AF37 color is offered by #375CD4. 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 (D4AF37, ABD437 and D46137)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Metallic Gold (#D4AF37) are Android Green (#ABD437) and Medium Vermilion (#D46137). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Metallic Gold 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.

D4AF37 ABD437 D46137
Split Complementary color palette with (D4AF37, 37ABD4 and 6137D4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Metallic Gold (#D4AF37) are #37ABD4 (Maximum Blue) and #6137D4 (Iris). 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 (D4AF37, 37D4AF and AF37D4)

Triadic Palette

Metallic Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #37D4AF (Eucalyptus) and #AF37D4 (Dark Orchid) along with #D4AF37 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 (D4AF37, 37D4AF, 375CD4 and D4375C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Metallic Gold has four colors - #37D4AF (Eucalyptus), #375CD4 (Royal Blue) and #D4375C (Cerise) in addition to the base color (#D4AF37). 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 (D4AF37, 37D461, 375CD4 and D437AB)

Square Palette

Metallic Gold square color palette has #37D461 (UFO Green), #375CD4 (Royal Blue) and #D437AB (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.

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Rainbow color

Metallic Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Metallic Gold 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.

D4AF37 72D437 37D483 379FD4 5637D4 D437CC D43745

Tints, Tones & Shades of Metallic Gold Color


  • Transparent DDBF5FDDBF5F
  • Transparent E1C773E1C773
  • Transparent E5CF87E5CF87
  • Transparent EAD79BEAD79B
  • Transparent EEDFAFEEDFAF
  • Transparent F2E7C3F2E7C3
  • Transparent F6EFD7F6EFD7
  • Transparent FBF7EBFBF7EB


  • Transparent C3A646C3A646
  • Transparent BBA14DBBA14D
  • Transparent B29C54B29C54
  • Transparent AA985CAA985C
  • Transparent A29363A29363
  • Transparent 998E6A998E6A
  • Transparent 918971918971
  • Transparent 888579888579


  • Transparent AA8C2CAA8C2C
  • Transparent 947B27947B27
  • Transparent 7F69217F6921
  • Transparent 6A581C6A581C
  • Transparent 554616554616
  • Transparent 403511403511
  • Transparent 2A230B2A230B
  • Transparent 151206151206

Metallic Gold Color Patterns

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    Metallic Gold Gingham Checks

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    Metallic Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Metallic Gold Plaid Pattern

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