Emperor's Gold Color


Emperor's Gold 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 #4f6892
Complementary Color #6d85b0
Color Shade: orange (37.61° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 55.88% (better contrasting with white)
Emperor's Gold Color Sample
Emperor's Gold Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b0976d

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Emperor's Gold Color. The Agrellan Earth color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Komodo Dragon (#b38052) for more energetic effect. Try Ginger Pie as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#6d85b0 is the best complementary color to Emperor's Gold. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #b0976d complementary color is Wild Blue Yonder, 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 Sandal are #b0756d and #a7b06d. Thus found on the left and right of #b0976d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Coral Tree and Green Smoke colors as they work well with Emperor's Gold.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Emperor's Gold palette consists of #756db0 and #6da7b0 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6d85b0). Try Deluge and Neptune colors in combination with #b0976d, 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 #b0976d 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 Emperor's Gold. Thus Wisteria and Silver Tree giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Emperor's Gold contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Wild Blue Yonder, Aqua Forest, and Bouquet split by 90° on the color wheel. #b0976d 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. Emperor's Gold tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#6d85b0) and two others. The Silver Tree is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Turkish Rose – 120° from the complementary Wild Blue Yonder. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6db097 and #b06d85.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b0976d is made of 40% red, 35% green and 25% blue. In a HSL mode Emperor's Gold has a hue angle of 37.61°, a saturation of 29.78% and a lightness of 55.88%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b0976d is made of 0% cyan, 9.8% magenta, 26.27% yellow and 30.98% black ink.

HEX #b0976d
RGB Decimal rgb(176,151,109)
RGB Percentage 40%, 35%, 25%
CMYK 0, 9.8, 26.27, 30.98
HSL hsl(37.61,29.78%,55.88%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(37.61,38.07%,69.02%)
CIE-LAB lab(63.7274,3.2072,25.5766)
XYZ xyz(31.7314,32.4675,19.0624)