Faded Jade Color


Faded Jade is pale, cool-toned shade of warm cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #bd8688
Complementary Color #794244
Color Shade: warm cyan (177.82° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 36.67% (better contrasting with white)
Faded Jade Color Sample
Faded Jade Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #427977

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Faded Jade Color. The Calypso Green color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Mirage Lake (#4f938f) for more energetic effect. Try Casal as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#794244 is the best complementary color to Faded Jade. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #427977 complementary color is Spicy Mix, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Faded Jade are #42795b and #425f79. Thus found on the left and right of #427977 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Amazon and Blue Bayoux colors as they work well with Faded Jade.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Faded Jade palette consists of #795b42 and #79425f colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#794244). Try Tobacco Brown and Cosmic colors in combination with #427977, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #427977 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Faded Jade. Thus Yellow Metal and Affair giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Faded Jade contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Spicy Mix, Victoria, and Dingley split by 90° on the color wheel. #427977 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool yellow shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Faded Jade tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#794244) and two others. The Affair is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Fern Green – 120° from the complementary Spicy Mix. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #774279 and #447942.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #427977 is made of 22% red, 40% green and 39% blue. In a HSL mode Faded Jade has a hue angle of 177.82°, a saturation of 29.41% and a lightness of 36.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #427977 is made of 21.57% cyan, 0% magenta, 0.78% yellow and 52.55% black ink.

HEX #427977
RGB Decimal rgb(66,121,119)
RGB Percentage 22%, 40%, 39%
CMYK 21.57, 0, 0.78, 52.55
HSL hsl(177.82,29.41%,36.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(177.82,45.45%,47.45%)
CIE-LAB lab(47.1901,-18.6869,-4.5865)
XYZ xyz(12.4139,16.1649,19.9186)