Aquamarine (color)

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A cut Aquamarine.

Aquamarine is a color, a light tint between blue and green. 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 | change source]

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Raindrop #33FFCC 51 255 204 165° 100% 60% Crayola Ultra colored pencils
Aquamarine #7FFFD4 127 255 212 160° 100% 75% web color
Aquamarine Blue #71D9E2 113 217 226 185° 66% 66% Crayola Aquamarine
Fairyland #96DED1 150 222 209 169° 52% 73% Plochere
Medium Aquamarine #66DDAA 102 205 170 154° 64% 63% web color

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References[change | change 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