Antique Iron Color


Antique Iron is pale, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #848f9d
Complementary Color #626d7b
Color Shade: orange (33.6° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 43.33% (better contrasting with white)
Antique Iron Color Sample
Antique Iron Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7b7062

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Antique Iron Color. The Dusty Canyon color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Winter Twig (#948a7a) for more calm effect. Try Rookwood Clay as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#626d7b is the best complementary color to Antique Iron. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7b7062 complementary color is Shuttle Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sandstone are #7b6362 and #797b62. Thus found on the left and right of #7b7062 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Russett and Flax Smoke colors as they work well with Antique Iron.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Antique Iron palette consists of #63627b and #62797b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#626d7b). Try Dolphin and Nevada colors in combination with #7b7062, 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 #7b7062 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Antique Iron. Thus Salt Box and Corduroy giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Antique Iron contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Shuttle Gray, Glade Green, and Old Lavender split by 90° on the color wheel. #7b7062 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid 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. Antique Iron tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#626d7b) and two others. The Corduroy is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Falcon – 120° from the complementary Shuttle Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #627b70 and #7b626c.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7b7062 is made of 37% red, 34% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Antique Iron has a hue angle of 33.6°, a saturation of 11.31% and a lightness of 43.33%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7b7062 is made of 0% cyan, 4.32% magenta, 9.81% yellow and 51.76% black ink.

HEX #7b7062
RGB Decimal rgb(123,112,98)
RGB Percentage 37%, 34%, 29%
CMYK 0, 4.32, 9.81, 51.76
HSL hsl(33.6,11.31%,43.33%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(33.6,20.33%,48.24%)
CIE-LAB lab(47.8557,1.7951,9.3363)
XYZ xyz(16.1672,16.6811,13.923)