Old Gold

HEX #CFB53B / RGB (207, 181, 59)

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What is Old Gold Color?

Old Gold (Hex code: CFB53B) Thumbnail

Old Gold has the hex code #CFB53B. The equivalent RGB values are (207, 181, 59), which means it is composed of 46% red, 40% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:13 Y:72 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, Old Gold has a hue of 49°, 71% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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.

Old gold color can vary from a strong yellow to olive brown. The one displayed on this page comes from A Dictionary of Color by Maerz and Paul. The color can be applied on web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Old Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#CFB53B
RGB Values(207, 181, 59)
CMYK Values(0%, 13%, 72%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 71%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#304AC4 [Cerulean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7751 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#3B55CF [Cerulean Blue]
Old Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#959595
Desaturated#858585
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Luma)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Old Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CFB53B. Complementary color is 3B55CF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Old Gold is Cerulean Blue with the hex code #3B55CF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CFB53B color is offered by #3B55CF. 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 (CFB53B, 9FCF3B and CF6B3B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Old Gold (#CFB53B) are Android Green (#9FCF3B) and Medium Vermilion (#CF6B3B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Old 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (CFB53B, 3B9FCF and 6B3BCF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Old Gold (#CFB53B) are #3B9FCF (Celestial Blue) and #6B3BCF (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.

Triadic color palette with (CFB53B, 3BCFB5 and B53BCF)

Triadic Palette

Old Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3BCFB5 (Eucalyptus) and #B53BCF (Steel Pink) along with #CFB53B 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 (CFB53B, 3BCFB5, 3B55CF and CF3B55)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Old Gold has four colors - #3BCFB5 (Eucalyptus), #3B55CF (Cerulean Blue) and #CF3B55 (Brick Red) in addition to the base color (#CFB53B). 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.

Square color palette with (CFB53B, 3BCF6B, 3B55CF and CF3B9F)

Square Palette

Old Gold square color palette has #3BCF6B (UFO Green), #3B55CF (Cerulean Blue) and #CF3B9F (Pink (Pantone)). 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

Old Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Old 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Old Gold Color

Tints

  • Transparent D9C462#D9C462
  • Transparent DDCB76#DDCB76
  • Transparent E2D389#E2D389
  • Transparent E7DA9D#E7DA9D
  • Transparent ECE1B1#ECE1B1
  • Transparent F1E9C4#F1E9C4
  • Transparent F5F0D8#F5F0D8
  • Transparent FAF8EB#FAF8EB

Tones

  • Transparent BFAA49#BFAA49
  • Transparent B7A550#B7A550
  • Transparent AFA057#AFA057
  • Transparent A89B5E#A89B5E
  • Transparent A09564#A09564
  • Transparent 98906B#98906B
  • Transparent 908B72#908B72
  • Transparent 888579#888579

Shades

  • Transparent A6912F#A6912F
  • Transparent 917F29#917F29
  • Transparent 7C6D23#7C6D23
  • Transparent 685B1E#685B1E
  • Transparent 534818#534818
  • Transparent 3E3612#3E3612
  • Transparent 29240C#29240C
  • Transparent 151206#151206

Old Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Gold Plaid Pattern

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