Vintage Turquoise

HEX #6DB6AD / RGB (109, 182, 173)

Turquoise colored vintage boot with rose flowers

What is Vintage Turquoise Color?

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Vintage Turquoise has the hex code #6DB6AD. The equivalent RGB values are (109, 182, 173), which means it is composed of 23% red, 39% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:40 M:0 Y:5 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vintage Turquoise has a hue of 173°, 40% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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.

Vintage Turquoise Color Codes

Hex Code#6DB6AD
RGB Values(109, 182, 173)
CMYK Values(40%, 0%, 5%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(173°, 40%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#66CC99
Inverse Color#924952 [Quinacridone Magenta]
Closest Pantone®563 C
Closest RAL6034 [Pastel turquoise]
Complementary Color#B66D76 [Rose Gold]
Vintage Turquoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Vintage Turquoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6DB6AD. Complementary color is B66D76

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vintage Turquoise is Rose Gold with the hex code #B66D76. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6DB6AD color is offered by #B66D76. 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 (6DB6AD, 6D9BB6 and 6DB689)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vintage Turquoise (#6DB6AD) are Crystal Blue (#6D9BB6) and Iguana Green (#6DB689). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vintage Turquoise 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 (6DB6AD, B66D9B and B6896D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vintage Turquoise (#6DB6AD) are #B66D9B (Pearly Purple) and #B6896D (Light Taupe). 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 (6DB6AD, AD6DB6 and B6AD6D)

Triadic Palette

Vintage Turquoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AD6DB6 (Pearly Purple) and #B6AD6D (Dark Khaki) along with #6DB6AD 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 (6DB6AD, AD6DB6, B66D76 and 76B66D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vintage Turquoise has four colors - #AD6DB6 (Pearly Purple), #B66D76 (Rose Gold) and #76B66D (Bud Green) in addition to the base color (#6DB6AD). 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 (6DB6AD, 896DB6, B66D76 and 9BB66D)

Square Palette

Vintage Turquoise square color palette has #896DB6 (Middle Blue Purple), #B66D76 (Rose Gold) and #9BB66D (Olivine). 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

Vintage Turquoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vintage Turquoise 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 Vintage Turquoise Color


  • Transparent 8AC5BD#8AC5BD
  • Transparent 99CCC6#99CCC6
  • Transparent A7D3CE#A7D3CE
  • Transparent B6DBD6#B6DBD6
  • Transparent C5E2DE#C5E2DE
  • Transparent D3E9E6#D3E9E6
  • Transparent E2F0EF#E2F0EF
  • Transparent F0F8F7#F0F8F7


  • Transparent 71ABA4#71ABA4
  • Transparent 73A6A0#73A6A0
  • Transparent 75A09B#75A09B
  • Transparent 779B97#779B97
  • Transparent 789692#789692
  • Transparent 7A908E#7A908E
  • Transparent 7C8B89#7C8B89
  • Transparent 7E8585#7E8585


  • Transparent 57928A#57928A
  • Transparent 4C7F79#4C7F79
  • Transparent 416D68#416D68
  • Transparent 375B57#375B57
  • Transparent 2C4945#2C4945
  • Transparent 213734#213734
  • Transparent 162423#162423
  • Transparent 0B1211#0B1211

Vintage Turquoise Color Patterns

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    Vintage Turquoise Gingham Checks

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    Vintage Turquoise Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Vintage Turquoise Polka Dots Pattern

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    Vintage Turquoise Honeycomb Pattern

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    Vintage Turquoise Leaves Pattern

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    Vintage Turquoise Houndstooth Pattern

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    Vintage Turquoise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Turquoise Plaid Pattern

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