Amethyst Gem Color


Amethyst Gem is pale, cool-toned shade of warm blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool yellow, warm cyan or warm red

Inverse Color #88967a
Complementary Color #778569
Color Shade: warm blue (270° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 46.67% (better contrasting with white)
Amethyst Gem Color Sample
Amethyst Gem Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #776985

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Amethyst Gem Color. The Mobster color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid blue bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Futaai Indigo (#614e6e) for more energetic effect. Try Ripe Berry as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#778569 is the best complementary color to Amethyst Gem. Cool yellow shades generally complement the warm blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #776985 complementary color is Camouflage Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool blue, warm blue, and cool magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Rum are #696985 and #856985. Thus found on the left and right of #776985 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Storm Gray and Old Lavender colors as they work well with Amethyst Gem.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Amethyst Gem palette consists of #698569 and #858569 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#778569). Try Glade Green and Bandicoot colors in combination with #776985, 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 #776985 offers a combination of cool green and warm red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Amethyst Gem. Thus Viridian Green and Makara giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Amethyst Gem contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Camouflage Green, Opium, and Juniper split by 90° on the color wheel. #776985 square combo is a palette of warm blue, mid red, cool yellow and warm cyan 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. Amethyst Gem tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#778569) and two others. The Makara is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Pale Sky – 120° from the complementary Camouflage Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #857769 and #697685.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #776985 is made of 33% red, 29% green and 37% blue. In a HSL mode Amethyst Gem has a hue angle of 270°, a saturation of 11.76% and a lightness of 46.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #776985 is made of 5.49% cyan, 10.98% magenta, 0% yellow and 47.84% black ink.

HEX #776985
RGB Decimal rgb(119,105,133)
RGB Percentage 33%, 29%, 37%
CMYK 5.49, 10.98, 0, 47.84
HSL hsl(270,11.76%,46.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(270,21.05%,52.16%)
CIE-LAB lab(46.603,11.2798,-13.4345)
XYZ xyz(16.893,15.7185,24.3339)