Aged Jade Color


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

Inverse Color #9396a9
Complementary Color #55596c
Color Shade: warm yellow (51.82° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 38.04% (better contrasting with white)
Aged Jade Color Sample
Aged Jade Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6c6956

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Aged Jade Color. The Tortuga color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Fuscous Grey (#54534d) for more calm effect. Try Olive Paste as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#55596c is the best complementary color to Aged Jade. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6c6956 complementary color is Comet, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Kokoda are #6c5d55 and #646c55. Thus found on the left and right of #6c6956 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pine Cone and Siam colors as they work well with Aged Jade.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Aged Jade palette consists of #5d556c and #55646c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#55596c). Try Smoky and Shuttle Gray colors in combination with #6c6956, 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 #6c6956 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Aged Jade. Thus Salt Box and Corduroy giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Aged Jade contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Comet, Finlandia, and Zambezi split by 90° on the color wheel. #6c6956 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta 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. Aged Jade tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#55596c) and two others. The Corduroy is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Zambezi – 120° from the complementary Comet. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #556c69 and #6c5558.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6c6956 is made of 36% red, 35% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Aged Jade has a hue angle of 51.82°, a saturation of 11.34% and a lightness of 38.04%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6c6956 is made of 0% cyan, 1.17% magenta, 8.62% yellow and 57.65% black ink.

HEX #6c6956
RGB Decimal rgb(108,105,86)
RGB Percentage 36%, 35%, 29%
CMYK 0, 1.17, 8.62, 57.65
HSL hsl(51.82,11.34%,38.04%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(51.82,20.37%,42.35%)
CIE-LAB lab(44.1801,-2.3401,11.1257)
XYZ xyz(12.9156,13.9632,10.8185)