Ruby (color)

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A ruby gemstone

Ruby is a color that is a representation of the color of the cut and polished ruby gemstone.

The first written use of ruby as a color name in English was in 1572.[1]

Meaning of ruby[change | change source]

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

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Ruby #E0115F 224 17 95 337* 86% 47% (Maerz and Paul)
Rubine Red #D10056 209 0 86 335* 100% 41% (Pantone)
Ruber #CE4676 206 70 118 339* 58% 54% (ISCC-NBS)
Medium Ruby #AA4069 170 64 105 337* 45% 46% (Ruby (Crayola Gem Tones))
Ruby Red #9B111E 155 17 30 354* 80% 34% (RAL)
Big Dip O' Ruby #9C2542 156 37 66 345* 62% 38% (Crayola Metallic FX)
Antique Ruby #841B2D 137 27 45 350* 66% 31% (ISCC-NBS)
Deep Ruby #843F5B 132 63 91 336* 35% 38% (Ruby (British Standards 381))


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References[change | change source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 203; Color Sample of Ruby: Page 35 Plate 6 Color Sample G6