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Shaved Chocolate Color

HEX #553C36 / RGB (85, 60, 54)

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What is Shaved Chocolate Color?

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Shaved Chocolate comes from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list and has the PMS number 19-1215 TCX. It is not included in the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. Shaved Chocolate color hex code is #553C36 with RGB equivalent (85, 60, 54). It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
The CMYK values of this color are not available on the Pantone web site and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Shaved Chocolate Color Codes

Hex Code#553C36
RGB Values(85, 60, 54)
CMYK Values(0%, 29%, 36%, 67%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 36%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#AAC3C9 [Pastel Blue]
Pantone®19-1215 TCX
Closest RAL8028 [Terra brown]
Complementary Color#364F55 [Dark Slate Gray]
Shaved Chocolate Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#424242
Weighted Average (Most Common)#434343
Weighted Average (Luma)#414141
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#858585

Shaved Chocolate Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 553C36. Complementary color is 364F55

Complementary Palette

The complement of Shaved Chocolate is Dark Slate Gray with the hex code #364F55. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #553C36 color is offered by #364F55. 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 (553C36, 554C36 and 553640)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Shaved Chocolate (#553C36) are Olive Drab Camouflage (#554C36) and Dark Puce (#553640). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Shaved Chocolate 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 (553C36, 36554C and 364055)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Shaved Chocolate (#553C36) are #36554C (Dark Slate Gray) and #364055 (Charcoal). 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 (553C36, 36553C and 3C3655)

Triadic Palette

Shaved Chocolate triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #36553C (Deep Moss Green) and #3C3655 (Jacarta) along with #553C36 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 (553C36, 36553C, 364F55 and 55364F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Shaved Chocolate has four colors - #36553C (Deep Moss Green), #364F55 (Dark Slate Gray) and #55364F (Dark Byzantium) in addition to the base color (#553C36). 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 (553C36, 405536, 364F55 and 4C3655)

Square Palette

Shaved Chocolate square color palette has #405536 (Rifle Green), #364F55 (Dark Slate Gray) and #4C3655 (Purple Taupe). 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

Shaved Chocolate Color Rainbow Palette

Our Shaved Chocolate 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 Shaved Chocolate Color


  • Transparent 77635E77635E
  • Transparent 887772887772
  • Transparent 998A86998A86
  • Transparent AA9E9BAA9E9B
  • Transparent BBB1AFBBB1AF
  • Transparent CCC5C3CCC5C3
  • Transparent DDD8D7DDD8D7
  • Transparent EEECEBEEECEB


  • Transparent 5E4A455E4A45
  • Transparent 62504C62504C
  • Transparent 665754665754
  • Transparent 6B5E5B6B5E5B
  • Transparent 6F65626F6562
  • Transparent 736C6A736C6A
  • Transparent 777271777271
  • Transparent 7C79797C7979


  • Transparent 44302B44302B
  • Transparent 3C2A263C2A26
  • Transparent 332420332420
  • Transparent 2B1E1B2B1E1B
  • Transparent 221816221816
  • Transparent 1A12101A1210
  • Transparent 110C0B110C0B
  • Transparent 090605090605

Shaved Chocolate Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shaved Chocolate Plaid Pattern

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