Buddha Gold Color


Buddha Gold is soft, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #3e5ffb
Complementary Color #0324c1
Color Shade: warm yellow (49.52° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 38.63% (better contrasting with white)
Buddha Gold Color Sample
Buddha Gold Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c1a004

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Buddha Gold Color. The Orange Satisfaction color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Captain Kirk (#9b870c) for more calm effect. Try Banana Powder as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#0324c1 is the best complementary color to Buddha Gold. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c1a004 complementary color is International Klein Blue, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Buddha Gold are #c14103 and #83c103. Thus found on the left and right of #c1a004 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Rose of Sharon and Pistachio colors as they work well with Buddha Gold.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Buddha Gold palette consists of #4103c1 and #0383c1 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#0324c1). Try Purple and Lochmara colors in combination with #c1a004, 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 #c1a004 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Buddha Gold. Thus Purple and Caribbean Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Buddha Gold contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary International Klein Blue, Malachite, and Lipstick split by 90° on the color wheel. #c1a004 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm 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. Buddha Gold tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#0324c1) and two others. The Caribbean Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Monza – 120° from the complementary International Klein Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #03c1a0 and #c10324.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c1a004 is made of 54% red, 45% green and 1% blue. In a HSL mode Buddha Gold has a hue angle of 49.52°, a saturation of 95.94% and a lightness of 38.63%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c1a004 is made of 0% cyan, 12.94% magenta, 74.12% yellow and 24.31% black ink.

HEX #c1a004
RGB Decimal rgb(193,160,4)
RGB Percentage 54%, 45%, 1%
CMYK 0, 12.94, 74.12, 24.31
HSL hsl(49.52,95.94%,38.63%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(49.52,97.93%,75.69%)
CIE-LAB lab(66.891,-0.3284,69.7311)
XYZ xyz(34.585,36.4878,5.3349)