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Pure Silver Color

HEX #C3C7C7 / RGB (195, 199, 199)

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What is Pure Silver Color?

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Pure Silver has the hex code #C3C7C7. The equivalent RGB values are (195, 199, 199), which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:0 Y:0 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pure Silver has a hue of 180°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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.

Pure silver is a beautiful light gray color. It is not part of the web colors list and cannot be used by its name. To apply it on web pages, put in the RGB, HSB, CMYK or hexadecimal code.

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Pure Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#C3C7C7
RGB Values(195, 199, 199)
CMYK Values(2%, 0%, 0%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 2%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#3C3838 [Black Olive]
Closest Pantone®428 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#C7C3C3 [Argent]
Pure Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Luma)#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DDDDDD

Pure Silver Color Palettes

Pure Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of C3C7C7. Complementary color is C7C3C3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pure Silver is Argent with the hex code #C7C3C3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C3C7C7 color is offered by #C7C3C3. 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 (C3C7C7, C3C5C7 and C3C7C5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pure Silver (#C3C7C7) are Silver Sand (#C3C5C7) and Silver Sand (#C3C7C5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pure Silver 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 (C3C7C7, C7C3C5 and C7C5C3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pure Silver (#C3C7C7) are #C7C3C5 (Silver Sand) and #C7C5C3 (Silver Sand). 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 (C3C7C7, C7C3C7 and C7C7C3)

Triadic Palette

Pure Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C7C3C7 (Lavender Gray) and #C7C7C3 (Silver Sand) along with #C3C7C7 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 (C3C7C7, C7C3C7, C7C3C3 and C3C7C3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pure Silver has four colors - #C7C3C7 (Lavender Gray), #C7C3C3 (Argent) and #C3C7C3 (Silver Sand) in addition to the base color (#C3C7C7). 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 (C3C7C7, C5C3C7, C7C3C3 and C5C7C3)

Square Palette

Pure Silver square color palette has #C5C3C7 (Silver Sand), #C7C3C3 (Argent) and #C5C7C3 (Silver Sand). 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

Pure Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pure Silver 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 Pure Silver Color


  • Transparent CFD2D2CFD2D2
  • Transparent D5D8D8D5D8D8
  • Transparent DBDDDDDBDDDD
  • Transparent E1E3E3E1E3E3
  • Transparent E7E9E9E7E9E9
  • Transparent EDEEEEEDEEEE
  • Transparent F3F4F4F3F4F4
  • Transparent F9F9F9F9F9F9


  • Transparent B6B9B9B6B9B9
  • Transparent AFB2B2AFB2B2
  • Transparent A8ABABA8ABAB
  • Transparent A2A4A4A2A4A4
  • Transparent 9B9C9C9B9C9C
  • Transparent 949595949595
  • Transparent 8D8E8E8D8E8E
  • Transparent 878787878787


  • Transparent 9C9F9F9C9F9F
  • Transparent 898B8B898B8B
  • Transparent 757777757777
  • Transparent 626464626464
  • Transparent 4E50504E5050
  • Transparent 3B3C3C3B3C3C
  • Transparent 272828272828
  • Transparent 141414141414

Pure Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Silver Plaid Pattern

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