Aquamarine (color)

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A cut Aquamarine.

Aquamarine is a color, a pale tint between green and cyan. It is named for the gemstone aquamarine.

The first recorded use of aquamarine as a color name in English was in 1598.[1]

The color medium aquamarine (shown below) is used for the uniforms of nurses and surgeons and also used to paint rooms in hospitals because it is regarded as a color that calms and relaxes the patients.

Tones of aquamarine color comparison chart[change | edit source]

Raindrop (Crayola Ultra colored pencils) (Hex: 33FFCC) (RGB: 51, 255, 204)
AQUAMARINE (web color) (Hex:7FFFD4) (RGB: 127, 255, 212)
Aquamarine Blue (Crayola Aquamarine) (Hex: #71D9E2) (RGB: 113, 217, 226)
Fairyland (Plochere) (Hex: 96DED1) (RGB: 150, 222, 209)
Medium Aquamarine (web color) (Hex: 66DDAA) (RGB:102, 205, 170)

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References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 190; Color Sample of Aquamarine: Page 93 Plate 35 Color Sample I3