Silver (color)

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This box shows the color silver.
 
A nugget of silver

Silver is the color of the metal silver. It is a grayish-white color.

The first written use of silver as a color name in English was in 1481.[1]

Meaning of silver[change | change source]

  • Like the color gold, silver represents wealth because the metal silver is valuable, although not quite as valuable as gold.


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

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Platinum #E5E4E2 229 228 226 040° 5% 89%
Lavender Tint #DADADA 218 218 218 000° 0% 85%
Pale Silver #C9C0BB 201 192 187 021° 11% 76% (Crayola Silver)
Silver Pink #C4AEAD 196 174 173 003° 16% 72% (Plochere)
Silver #C0C0C0 192 192 192 000° 0% 75% (web color)
Silver Sand #BFC1C2 191 193 194 200° 2% 75% (Xona.com color list)
New Silver #BFB8A5 191 184 165 044° 17% 70% (ISCC-NBS)
Light Sirocco #B8C2C2 184 194 194 180° 8% 74% (Sirocco Light (Xona.com color list))
Silver Chalice #ACACAC 172 172 172 000° 0% 67% (Xona.com color list)
Quicksilver #A6A6A6 166 166 166 000° 0% 65% (Crayola Silver Swirls)
Roman Silver #838996 131 150 156 221° 8% 55% (Resene color list)
Old Silver #848482 132 132 130 060° 1% 51% (ISCC-NBS)
Sonic Silver #757575 117 117 117 000° 0% 46% (Crayola FX Metallic)
Sirocco #718080 113 128 128 180° 6% 47% (Xona.com color list))


References[change | change source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 204; Color Sample of Silver: Page 97 Plate 37 Color Sample A2

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