Amethyst Grey Violet Color


Amethyst Grey Violet is pale, cool-toned shade of cool magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm green, cool cyan or warm yellow

Inverse Color #63765e
Complementary Color #8da089
Color Shade: cool magenta (287.5° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 58.43% (better contrasting with white)
Amethyst Grey Violet Color Sample
Amethyst Grey Violet Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9c89a1

If you're looking for a similar cool magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Amethyst Grey Violet Color. The Bellflower Violet color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a violet bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Gris Morado (#8f8a91) for more calm effect. Try Lunar Light as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#8da089 is the best complementary color to Amethyst Grey Violet. Warm green shades generally complement the cool magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #9c89a1 complementary color is Envy, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm blue, cool magenta, and warm magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Mamba are #9089a0 and #a08999. Thus found on the left and right of #9c89a1 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Manatee and Mountbatten Pink colors as they work well with Amethyst Grey Violet.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Amethyst Grey Violet palette consists of #89a090 and #99a089 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8da089). Try Mantle and Sage colors in combination with #9c89a1, 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 #9c89a1 offers a combination of warm cyan and warm yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Amethyst Grey Violet. Thus Granny Smith and Gray Olive giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Amethyst Grey Violet contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Envy, Zorba, and Regent Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #9c89a1 square combo is a palette of cool magenta, warm red, warm green and cool 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 Grey Violet tetradic combo consists of warm green complementary color (#8da089) and two others. The Gray Olive is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Manatee – 120° from the complementary Envy. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a09c89 and #898da0.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9c89a1 is made of 34% red, 30% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode Amethyst Grey Violet has a hue angle of 287.5°, a saturation of 11.32% and a lightness of 58.43%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9c89a1 is made of 1.96% cyan, 9.41% magenta, 0% yellow and 36.86% black ink.

HEX #9c89a1
RGB Decimal rgb(156,137,161)
RGB Percentage 34%, 30%, 35%
CMYK 1.96, 9.41, 0, 36.86
HSL hsl(287.5,11.32%,58.43%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(287.5,14.91%,63.14%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.464,11.6753,-10.08)
XYZ xyz(29.089,27.5324,37.4994)