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Pale Gold (Pantone) Color

HEX #BD9865 / RGB (189, 152, 101)

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What is Pale Gold (Pantone) Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 15-0927 TCX, Pale Gold (Pantone) color hex code is #BD9865 with RGB equivalent (189, 152, 101). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Pale Gold (Pantone) can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Pale Gold (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#BD9865
RGB Values(189, 152, 101)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 47%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(35°, 47%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#42679A [Queen Blue]
Pantone®15-0927 TCX
Closest RAL3012 [Beige red]
Complementary Color#658ABD [Silver Lake Blue]
Pale Gold (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#939393
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Luma)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C7C7C7

Pale Gold (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BD9865. Complementary color is 658ABD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pale Gold (Pantone) is Silver Lake Blue with the hex code #658ABD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BD9865 color is offered by #658ABD. 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 (BD9865, B6BD65 and BD6C65)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pale Gold (Pantone) (#BD9865) are Dark Khaki (#B6BD65) and Fuzzy Wuzzy (#BD6C65). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pale Gold (Pantone) 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 (BD9865, 65B6BD and 6C65BD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pale Gold (Pantone) (#BD9865) are #65B6BD (Moonstone Blue) and #6C65BD (Blue-Violet (Crayola)). 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 (BD9865, 65BD98 and 9865BD)

Triadic Palette

Pale Gold (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #65BD98 (Green Sheen) and #9865BD (Amethyst) along with #BD9865 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 (BD9865, 65BD98, 658ABD and BD658A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pale Gold (Pantone) has four colors - #65BD98 (Green Sheen), #658ABD (Silver Lake Blue) and #BD658A (Turkish Rose) in addition to the base color (#BD9865). 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 (BD9865, 65BD6C, 658ABD and BD65B6)

Square Palette

Pale Gold (Pantone) square color palette has #65BD6C (Iguana Green), #658ABD (Silver Lake Blue) and #BD65B6 (Deep Fuchsia). 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

Pale Gold (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pale Gold (Pantone) 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 Pale Gold (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent CAAD84CAAD84
  • Transparent D1B793D1B793
  • Transparent D7C1A3D7C1A3
  • Transparent DECCB2DECCB2
  • Transparent E5D6C1E5D6C1
  • Transparent EBE0D1EBE0D1
  • Transparent F2EAE0F2EAE0
  • Transparent F8F5F0F8F5F0


  • Transparent B1936AB1936A
  • Transparent AB916DAB916D
  • Transparent A58E70A58E70
  • Transparent 9F8C739F8C73
  • Transparent 988A75988A75
  • Transparent 928778928778
  • Transparent 8C857B8C857B
  • Transparent 86827D86827D


  • Transparent 977A51977A51
  • Transparent 846A47846A47
  • Transparent 715B3D715B3D
  • Transparent 5F4C335F4C33
  • Transparent 4C3D284C3D28
  • Transparent 392E1E392E1E
  • Transparent 261E14261E14
  • Transparent 130F0A130F0A

Pale Gold (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

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    Pale Gold (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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