Old Turquoise

HEX #538D87 / RGB (83, 141, 135)

What is Old Turquoise Color?

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Old Turquoise has the hex code #538D87. The equivalent RGB values are (83, 141, 135), which means it is composed of 23% red, 39% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:41 M:0 Y:4 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, Old Turquoise has a hue of 174°, 41% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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 Turquoise 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Old Turquoise Color Codes

Hex Code#538D87
RGB Values(83, 141, 135)
CMYK Values(41%, 0%, 4%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(174°, 41%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#AC7278 [Rose Gold]
Closest Pantone®5483 C
Closest RAL6033 [Mint turquoise]
Complementary Color#8D5359 [Rose Taupe]
Old Turquoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#787878
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#808080
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

Old Turquoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 538D87. Complementary color is 8D5359

Complementary Palette

The complement of Old Turquoise is Rose Taupe with the hex code #8D5359. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #538D87 color is offered by #8D5359. 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 (538D87, 53768D and 538D6A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Old Turquoise (#538D87) are Jelly Bean Blue (#53768D) and Wintergreen Dream (#538D6A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Old Turquoise 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 (538D87, 8D5376 and 8D6A53)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Old Turquoise (#538D87) are #8D5376 (Sugar Plum) and #8D6A53 (Dark Brown-Tangelo). 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 (538D87, 87538D and 8D8753)

Triadic Palette

Old Turquoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #87538D (Razzmic Berry) and #8D8753 (Dark Tan) along with #538D87 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 (538D87, 87538D, 8D5359 and 598D53)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Old Turquoise has four colors - #87538D (Razzmic Berry), #8D5359 (Rose Taupe) and #598D53 (Middle Green) in addition to the base color (#538D87). 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 (538D87, 6A538D, 8D5359 and 768D53)

Square Palette

Old Turquoise square color palette has #6A538D (Dark Lavender), #8D5359 (Rose Taupe) and #768D53 (Palm Leaf). 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 Turquoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Old Turquoise 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 Turquoise Color


  • Transparent 75A49F#75A49F
  • Transparent 87AFAB#87AFAB
  • Transparent 98BBB7#98BBB7
  • Transparent A9C6C3#A9C6C3
  • Transparent BAD1CF#BAD1CF
  • Transparent CBDDDB#CBDDDB
  • Transparent DDE8E7#DDE8E7
  • Transparent EEF4F3#EEF4F3


  • Transparent 5C8A86#5C8A86
  • Transparent 618985#618985
  • Transparent 658884#658884
  • Transparent 6A8784#6A8784
  • Transparent 6E8583#6E8583
  • Transparent 738482#738482
  • Transparent 778381#778381
  • Transparent 7C8181#7C8181


  • Transparent 42716C#42716C
  • Transparent 3A635F#3A635F
  • Transparent 325551#325551
  • Transparent 2A4744#2A4744
  • Transparent 213836#213836
  • Transparent 192A29#192A29
  • Transparent 111C1B#111C1B
  • Transparent 080E0E#080E0E

Old Turquoise Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Turquoise Plaid Pattern

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