Persian Indigo has the hex code #32127A. The equivalent RGB values are (50, 18, 122), which means it is composed of
26% red, 9% green and 64% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:59 M:85 Y:0 K:52. In the HSV/HSB scale, Persian Indigo has a hue of 258°, 85% saturation and a brightness value of 48%. 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 name comes from the blue color produced in Persia (now Iran) by dyeing with indigo dye. It is a purplish blue. Other names: Dark Persian Blue and Regimental
For HTML, CSS and web applications, use the hex, RGB, HSB/HSL or CMYK color values.
The complement of Persian Indigo is Avocado with the hex code #5A7A12. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #32127A color is offered by #5A7A12. 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.
The analogous colors of Persian Indigo (#32127A) are Midnight (#66127A) and Catalina Blue (#12267A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Persian Indigo 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Persian Indigo (#32127A) are #7A6612 (Bronze Yellow) and #267A12 (Verse 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.
Persian Indigo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7A3212 (Smokey Topaz) and #127A32 (La Salle Green) along with #32127A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Persian Indigo has four colors - #7A3212 (Smokey Topaz), #5A7A12 (Avocado) and #125A7A (Blue Sapphire) in addition to the base color (#32127A). 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.
Persian Indigo square color palette has #7A1226 (Antique Ruby), #5A7A12 (Avocado) and #127A66 (Deep Green-Cyan Turquoise). 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.
Persian Indigo Color Rainbow Palette
Our Persian Indigo 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.