Silver (color)

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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 | edit 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 | edit source]

  • Platinum (hex: #E5E4E2) (RGB: 229, 228, 226)
  • Lavender Tint (Hex: #DADADA) (RGB: 218, 218, 218)
  • Pale Silver (Crayola Silver) (Hex: #C9C0BB) (RGB: 201, 192, 187)
  • Silver Pink (Plochere) (Hex: #C4AEAD) (RGB: 196, 174, 173)
  • SILVER (web color) (Hex: #C0C0C0) (RGB: 192, 192, 192)
  • Silver Sand (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #BFC1C2) (RGB: 191, 193, 194)
  • New Silver (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #BFB8A5) (RGB: 191, 184, 165)
  • Light Sirocco (Sirocco Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #B8C2C2) (RGB: 184, 194, 194)
  • Silver Chalice (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #ACACAC) (RGB: 172, 172, 172)
  • Quicksilver (Crayola Silver Swirls) (Hex: #A6A6A6) (RGB: 166, 166, 166)
  • Roman Silver (Resene color list) (Hex: #838996) (RGB: 131, 150, 156)
  • Old Silver (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #848482) (RGB: 132, 132, 130)
  • Sonic Silver (Crayola FX Metallic) (Hex: 757575) (RGB: 117, 117, 117)
  • Sirocco (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #718080) (RGB: 113, 128, 128)


References[change | edit 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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