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Sapphire Blue Color

HEX #263855 / RGB (38, 56, 85)

Blue colored sapphire gem stone

What is Sapphire Blue Color?

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Sapphire Blue color hex code is #263855 and RGB (38, 56, 85). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 217°, saturation of 55% and a brightness of 33%. The CMYK values of Sapphire Blue are C:55 M:34 Y:0 K:67.

Sapphire Blue is from the RAL Classic list is numbered RAL 5003. RAL colors can only be used in HTML and CSS code (and other web applications) with their hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

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Sapphire Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#263855
RGB Values(38, 56, 85)
CMYK Values(55%, 34%, 0%, 67%)
HSV/HSB Values(217°, 55%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#D9C7AA [Dark Vanilla]
Closest Pantone®534 C
Complementary Color#554326 [Liver (Dogs)]
Sapphire Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#363636
Weighted Average (Luma)#363636
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7B7B7B

Sapphire Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 263855. Complementary color is 554326

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sapphire Blue is Liver (Dogs) with the hex code #554326. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #263855 color is offered by #554326. 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 (263855, 2C2655 and 265055)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sapphire Blue (#263855) are Space Cadet (#2C2655) and Dark Slate Gray (#265055). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sapphire Blue 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 (263855, 552C26 and 505526)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sapphire Blue (#263855) are #552C26 (Caput Mortuum) and #505526 (Army 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.

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Triadic color palette with (263855, 552638 and 385526)

Triadic Palette

Sapphire Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #552638 (Brown Chocolate) and #385526 (Mughal Green) along with #263855 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 (263855, 552638, 554326 and 265543)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sapphire Blue has four colors - #552638 (Brown Chocolate), #554326 (Liver (Dogs)) and #265543 (Brunswick Green) in addition to the base color (#263855). 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 (263855, 552650, 554326 and 26552C)

Square Palette

Sapphire Blue square color palette has #552650 (Japanese Violet), #554326 (Liver (Dogs)) and #26552C (Cal Poly Pomona Green). 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

Sapphire Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sapphire Blue 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 Sapphire Blue Color


  • Transparent 516077516077
  • Transparent 677488677488
  • Transparent 7D88997D8899
  • Transparent 939CAA939CAA
  • Transparent A8AFBBA8AFBB
  • Transparent BEC3CCBEC3CC
  • Transparent D4D7DDD4D7DD
  • Transparent E9EBEEE9EBEE


  • Transparent 38465E38465E
  • Transparent 414E62414E62
  • Transparent 4A55664A5566
  • Transparent 535C6B535C6B
  • Transparent 5C636F5C636F
  • Transparent 656A73656A73
  • Transparent 6E72776E7277
  • Transparent 77797C77797C


  • Transparent 1E2D441E2D44
  • Transparent 1B273C1B273C
  • Transparent 172233172233
  • Transparent 131C2B131C2B
  • Transparent 0F16220F1622
  • Transparent 0B111A0B111A
  • Transparent 080B11080B11
  • Transparent 040609040609

Sapphire Blue Color Patterns

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    Sapphire Blue Gingham Checks

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    Sapphire Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Sapphire Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sapphire Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sapphire Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sapphire Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sapphire Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sapphire Blue Plaid Pattern

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