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.
Pure Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.