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Named for the metal which is comprised primarily of tin, pewter is a darker shade of gray. The hex code for pewter is #E9EAEC. Though the metal and its name has no known origin, pewter kitchen utensils and dinnerware dating back to Roman times have been unearthed in London, telling us that pewter has been around since at least the turn of the first millennia.

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Pewter retains the gray characteristics of neutrality and seriousness, and its darker hue conveys a certain weightiness.

As a neutral color, it plays well with every color in the spectrum. But when using pewter in design, balance its depth with a lighter color, such as creams and light grays, for the best effect.

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to pewter.

Information about Pewter / #E9EAEC

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #E9EAEC is made of 91.4% red, 91.8% green and 92.5% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #E9EAEC is made of 1% cyan, 1% magenta, 0% yellow and 7% black. Pewter has a hue angle of 220 degrees, a saturation of 7.3% and a lightness of 92%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #E9EAEC has RGB values of R: 91.4, G: 91.8, B: 92.5 and CMYK values of C: 0.01, M: 0.01, Y: 0, K:0.07.

ValueCSS
Hex

e9eaec

#e9eaec

RGB Decimal

233, 234, 236

rgb(233, 234, 236)

RGB Percentage

91.4, 91.8, 92.5

rgb(91.4%, 91.8%, 92.5%)

CMYK

1, 1, 0, 7

HSL

220°, 7.3, 92

hsl(220°, 7.3%, 92%)

HSV (or HSB)

220°, 1.3, 92.5

Web Safe

ffffff

#ffffff

CIE-LAB

92.674, 0.024, -1.085

XYZ

78.165, 82.225, 91.094

xyY

0.311, 0.327, 82.225

CIE-LCH

92.674, 1.085, 271.277

CIE-LUV

92.674, -0.671, -1.675

Hunter-Lab

90.678, 0.024, -1.062

Binary

11101001, 11101010, 11101100

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