Claret Color


Claret is soft, warm-toned shade of red magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with green cyan, mid blue or yellow green

Inverse Color #80e8cb
Complementary Color #177f61
Color Shade: red magenta (343.27° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 29.41% (better contrasting with white)
Claret Color Sample
Claret Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7f1734

If you're looking for a similar red magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Claret Color. The Cherries Jubilee color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Granita (#a52350) for more calm effect. Try Scarlet Sage as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#177f61 is the best complementary color to Claret. Green cyan shades generally complement the red magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7f1734 complementary color is Genoa, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid magenta, red magenta, and mid red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Claret are #7f1767 and #7f2e17. Thus found on the left and right of #7f1734 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Disco and Peanut colors as they work well with Claret.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Claret palette consists of #17687f and #177f2e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#177f61). Try Blumine and Jewel colors in combination with #7f1734, 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 #7f1734 offers a combination of blue cyan and yellow green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Claret. Thus Chathams Blue and Bilbao giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Claret contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Genoa, Trendy Green, and Persian Indigo split by 90° on the color wheel. #7f1734 square combo is a palette of red magenta, mid yellow, green cyan and mid blue 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. Claret tetradic combo consists of green cyan complementary color (#177f61) and two others. The Bilbao is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Seance – 120° from the complementary Genoa. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #337f17 and #62177f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7f1734 is made of 63% red, 11% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Claret has a hue angle of 343.27°, a saturation of 69.33% and a lightness of 29.41%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7f1734 is made of 0% cyan, 40.78% magenta, 29.41% yellow and 50.2% black ink.

HEX #7f1734
RGB Decimal rgb(127,23,52)
RGB Percentage 63%, 11%, 26%
CMYK 0, 40.78, 29.41, 50.2
HSL hsl(343.27,69.33%,29.41%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(343.27,81.89%,49.8%)
CIE-LAB lab(27.7714,44.8168,10.2484)
XYZ xyz(9.6786,5.3728,3.7757)