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Sterling Silver Color

HEX #E2E5E6 / RGB (226, 229, 230)

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What is Sterling Silver Color?

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Sterling Silver has the hex code #E2E5E6. The equivalent RGB values are (226, 229, 230), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:0 Y:0 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sterling Silver has a hue of 195°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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.

Sterling silver is a non-standard color and can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

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Sterling Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#E2E5E6
RGB Values(226, 229, 230)
CMYK Values(2%, 0%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 2%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCFF
Inverse Color#1D1A19 [Eerie Black]
Closest Pantone®663 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#E6E3E2 [Platinum]
Sterling Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Luma)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EBEBEB

Sterling Silver Color Palettes

Sterling Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of E2E5E6. Complementary color is E6E3E2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sterling Silver is Platinum with the hex code #E6E3E2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E2E5E6 color is offered by #E6E3E2. 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.

E2E5E6 E6E3E2
Analogous color palette with (E2E5E6, E2E3E6 and E2E6E5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sterling Silver (#E2E5E6) are Platinum (#E2E3E6) and Platinum (#E2E6E5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sterling 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.

E2E5E6 E2E3E6 E2E6E5
Split Complementary color palette with (E2E5E6, E6E2E3 and E6E5E2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sterling Silver (#E2E5E6) are #E6E2E3 (Platinum) and #E6E5E2 (Platinum). 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.

E2E5E6 E6E2E3 E6E5E2
Triadic color palette with (E2E5E6, E6E2E5 and E5E6E2)

Triadic Palette

Sterling Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E6E2E5 (Platinum) and #E5E6E2 (Platinum) along with #E2E5E6 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

E2E5E6 E6E2E5 E5E6E2
Tetradic color palette with (E2E5E6, E6E2E5, E6E3E2 and E2E6E3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sterling Silver has four colors - #E6E2E5 (Platinum), #E6E3E2 (Platinum) and #E2E6E3 (Platinum) in addition to the base color (#E2E5E6). 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.

E2E5E6 E6E2E5 E6E3E2 E2E6E3
Square color palette with (E2E5E6, E5E2E6, E6E3E2 and E3E6E2)

Square Palette

Sterling Silver square color palette has #E5E2E6 (Platinum), #E6E3E2 (Platinum) and #E3E6E2 (Platinum). 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.

E2E5E6 E5E2E6 E6E3E2 E3E6E2
Rainbow color

Sterling Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sterling 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.

E2E5E6 E2E2E6 E6E2E6 E6E2E3 E6E5E2 E4E6E2 E2E6E4

Tints, Tones & Shades of Sterling Silver Color


  • Transparent E8EAEBE8EAEB
  • Transparent EBEDEEEBEDEE
  • Transparent EEEFF0EEEFF0
  • Transparent F1F2F3F1F2F3
  • Transparent F3F5F5F3F5F5
  • Transparent F6F7F8F6F7F8
  • Transparent F9FAFAF9FAFA
  • Transparent FCFCFDFCFCFD


  • Transparent CED1D2CED1D2
  • Transparent C5C7C7C5C7C7
  • Transparent BBBDBDBBBDBD
  • Transparent B1B3B3B1B3B3
  • Transparent A7A8A9A7A8A9
  • Transparent 9D9E9F9D9E9F
  • Transparent 949494949494
  • Transparent 8A8A8A8A8A8A


  • Transparent B5B7B8B5B7B8
  • Transparent 9EA0A19EA0A1
  • Transparent 88898A88898A
  • Transparent 717373717373
  • Transparent 5A5C5C5A5C5C
  • Transparent 444545444545
  • Transparent 2D2E2E2D2E2E
  • Transparent 171717171717

Sterling Silver Color Patterns

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    Sterling Silver Gingham Checks

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    Sterling Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sterling Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sterling Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sterling Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sterling Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sterling Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sterling Silver Plaid Pattern

Sterling Silver Color Interior Ideas

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