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Silver (color)

metallic color tone resembling gray that is a representation of the color of polished silver


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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 silverEdit

  • 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 chartEdit

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%
Light Silver #D8D8D8 216 216 216 60° 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)
Silver Chalice #ACACAC 172 172 172 000° 0% 67% (Xona.com color list)
Quicksilver #A6A6A6 166 166 166 000° 0% 65% (Crayola Silver Swirls)
Light Sirocco #B8C2C2 184 194 194 180° 8% 74% (Sirocco Light (Xona.com color list))
New Silver #BFB8A5 191 184 165 044° 17% 70% (ISCC-NBS)
Roman Silver #838996 131 150 156 221° 8% 55% (Resene color list)
Sirocco #718080 113 128 128 180° 6% 47% (Xona.com 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)
Dark Silver #71706E 113 112 117 110° 40% 3%

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ReferencesEdit

  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