Copper (color)

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This is about the color. The article about the metal is here.

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Some small pieces of copper in a tube.

Copper is the color of the metal copper. It is a reddish-brown color.

The first recorded use of copper as a color name in English was in 1594.[1]

Meaning of copper[change | change source]

  • Like the colors gold and silver, copper represents wealth because the metal copper is valuable, but less valuable than gold or silver. The metal copper is of value mainly to use as electrical wiring because copper is the best conductor of electricity after silver.



Tones of copper color comparison chart[change | change source]

Copper Green (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #679267) (RGB: 103, 146, 103)
Patina (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #639A8F) (RGB: 99, 154, 143)
Verdigris (Crystals of Venus) (PerBang.dk) (Hex: #43B3AE) (RGB: 67, 179, 174)
Patina Light (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #AFD0CA) (RGB: 175, 208, 202)
Copper Yellow (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #C9AE5D) (RGB: 201, 174, 93)
Copper Cream (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #ECD5C5) (RGB: 236, 213, 197)
Copper Orange (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #D99058) (RGB: 217, 144, 88)
Pale Copper (Crayola Copper) (Hex: #DA8A67) (RGB: 218, 138, 103)
Copper Rust Light (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #CD9999) (RGB: 205, 153, 153)
Copper Red (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #CB6D51) (RGB: 203, 109, 81)
Kenyan Copper Light (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #BF6935) (RGB: 191, 105, 53)
Copper Canyon Light (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #C08D5E) (RGB: 192, 58, 21)
Brilliant Copper (Xona.com Color List "Metallic Copper Light") (Hex: #B87B6B) (RGB: 184, 123, 107)
COPPER (PerBang.dk) (Maerz and Paul) (Hex: #B87333) (RGB: 184, 115, 51)
Copper Bronze (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #AE6938) (RGB: 174, 105, 56)
Copper Penny (Crayola Silver Swirls) (Hex: #AD6F69) (RGB: 173, 111, 105)
Copper Tan (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #A87C6D) (RGB: 168, 124, 109)
Copper Rose (PerBang.dk) (Hex: #956666) (RGB: 153, 102, 102)
Copper Rust (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #944747) (RGB: 148, 71, 71)
Cauldron (Copper Kettle) (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #882D17) (RGB: 136, 45, 23)
Copper Lustre (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #80461B) (RGB: 128, 70, 27)
Copper Canyon (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #7E3A15) (RGB: 126, 58, 21)
Kenyan Copper (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #7C1C05) (RGB: 124, 28, 5)
Copper Leaf (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #79443B) (RGB: 121, 68, 59)
Dark Copper (Xona.com Color List "Metallic Copper") (Hex: #71291D) (RGB: 113, 41, 29)



References[change | change source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Copper: Page 31 Plate 4 Color Sample I11

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