Silver

HEX #C0C0C0 / RGB (192, 192, 192)

Pair of silver rings

What is Silver Color?

Silver (Hex code: C0C0C0) Thumbnail

Silver has the hex code #C0C0C0. The equivalent RGB values are (192, 192, 192), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, Silver has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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.

Silver is a light gray color and is included in the web colors list. It can be used in HTML and CSS code by name in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#C0C0C0
RGB Values(192, 192, 192)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#3F3F3F [Black Olive]
Closest Pantone®P 175-2 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#C0C0C0 [Argent]
Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C0C0C0
Desaturated#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Luma)#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DADADA

Silver Color Palettes

Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of C0C0C0. Complementary color is C0C0C0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Silver is Argent with the hex code #C0C0C0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C0C0C0 color is offered by #C0C0C0. 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 (C0C0C0, C0C0C0 and C0C0C0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Silver (#C0C0C0) are Argent (#C0C0C0) and Argent (#C0C0C0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (C0C0C0, C0C0C0 and C0C0C0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Silver (#C0C0C0) are #C0C0C0 (Argent) and #C0C0C0 (Argent). 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 (C0C0C0, C0C0C0 and C0C0C0)

Triadic Palette

Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C0C0C0 (Argent) and #C0C0C0 (Argent) along with #C0C0C0 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 (C0C0C0, C0C0C0, C0C0C0 and C0C0C0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Silver has four colors - #C0C0C0 (Argent), #C0C0C0 (Argent) and #C0C0C0 (Argent) in addition to the base color (#C0C0C0). 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 (C0C0C0, C0C0C0, C0C0C0 and C0C0C0)

Square Palette

Silver square color palette has #C0C0C0 (Argent), #C0C0C0 (Argent) and #C0C0C0 (Argent). 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

Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Silver Color

Tints

  • Transparent CDCDCD#CDCDCD
  • Transparent D3D3D3#D3D3D3
  • Transparent D9D9D9#D9D9D9
  • Transparent E0E0E0#E0E0E0
  • Transparent E6E6E6#E6E6E6
  • Transparent ECECEC#ECECEC
  • Transparent F2F2F2#F2F2F2
  • Transparent F9F9F9#F9F9F9

Tones

  • Transparent B3B3B3#B3B3B3
  • Transparent ADADAD#ADADAD
  • Transparent A6A6A6#A6A6A6
  • Transparent A0A0A0#A0A0A0
  • Transparent 9A9A9A#9A9A9A
  • Transparent 939393#939393
  • Transparent 8D8D8D#8D8D8D
  • Transparent 868686#868686

Shades

  • Transparent 9A9A9A#9A9A9A
  • Transparent 868686#868686
  • Transparent 737373#737373
  • Transparent 606060#606060
  • Transparent 4D4D4D#4D4D4D
  • Transparent 3A3A3A#3A3A3A
  • Transparent 262626#262626
  • Transparent 131313#131313

Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Plaid Pattern

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