Persian Indigo

HEX #32127A / RGB (50, 18, 122)

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What is Persian Indigo Color?

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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.

Persian Indigo Color Codes

Hex Code#32127A
RGB Values(50, 18, 122)
CMYK Values(59%, 85%, 0%, 52%)
HSV/HSB Values(258°, 85%, 48%)
Closest Web Safe#330066
Inverse Color#CDED85 [Yellow-Green (Crayola)]
Closest Pantone®2685 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#5A7A12 [Avocado]
Persian Indigo Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3F3F3F
Desaturated#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#272727
Weighted Average (Luma)#202020
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#606060

Persian Indigo Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 32127A. Complementary color is 5A7A12

Complementary Palette

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.

Analogous color palette with (32127A, 66127A and 12267A)

Analogous Palette

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.

Split Complementary color palette with (32127A, 7A6612 and 267A12)

Split-Complementary Palette

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.

Triadic color palette with (32127A, 7A3212 and 127A32)

Triadic Palette

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.

Tetradic color palette with (32127A, 7A3212, 5A7A12 and 125A7A)

Tetradic Palette

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.

Square color palette with (32127A, 7A1226, 5A7A12 and 127A66)

Square Palette

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.

Rainbow color

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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Persian Indigo Color

Tints

  • Transparent 5B4195#5B4195
  • Transparent 7059A2#7059A2
  • Transparent 8471AF#8471AF
  • Transparent 9989BD#9989BD
  • Transparent ADA0CA#ADA0CA
  • Transparent C2B8D7#C2B8D7
  • Transparent D6D0E4#D6D0E4
  • Transparent EBE7F2#EBE7F2

Tones

  • Transparent 42287B#42287B
  • Transparent 49337C#49337C
  • Transparent 513E7C#513E7C
  • Transparent 59497D#59497D
  • Transparent 61547E#61547E
  • Transparent 695F7E#695F7E
  • Transparent 706A7F#706A7F
  • Transparent 78757F#78757F

Shades

  • Transparent 280E62#280E62
  • Transparent 230D55#230D55
  • Transparent 1E0B49#1E0B49
  • Transparent 19093D#19093D
  • Transparent 140731#140731
  • Transparent 0F0525#0F0525
  • Transparent 0A0418#0A0418
  • Transparent 05020C#05020C

Persian Indigo Color Patterns

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    Persian Indigo Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Persian Indigo Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Persian Indigo Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Persian Indigo Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Persian Indigo Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Persian Indigo Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Persian Indigo Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Persian Indigo Plaid Pattern

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